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Nation Apr 23Twitter chat: Should the government tell welfare recipients how to spend their money?
A new Kansas restricts the ways in which recipients of government assistance can spend their benefits. While many states have placed restrictions on how benefit cards can be used, prohibiting purchases such as alcohol, tobacco products and adult entertainment, the…
Education Apr 16Twitter chat: What does school safety mean to you?
We have asked students, teachers and school administrators to join us as we discuss school safety on Twitter.
Economy Apr 09Twitter chat: What should women over 50 do to plan for retirement?
Earlier this week, we shared personal finance expert Kerry Hannon’s six tips for women over 50 to achieve financial fitness before retirement. Hannon addressed many of the unique challenges women face when saving for retirement. She also sharing general…
Economy Apr 066 ways women over 50 can achieve financial fitness before retirement
Keeping physically fit is always important, but as we age, it becomes even more imperative to maintaining quality of life. The same is true for financial fitness.
Health Apr 02Why is it so difficult to talk about end of life wishes?
As medical advances have lengthened our life spans and can improve quality of life as we get older, many people remain reluctant to have end of life conversations with their physicians and loved ones.
Arts Apr 01Jeffrey Brown’s advice for young journalists? Expect the unexpected.
PBS NewsHour’s chief correspondent for arts and culture Jeffrey Brown addressed questions from student journalists in a Facebook chat.
Politics Apr 01Arkansas governor won’t sign religious freedom bill
Updated: Arkansas Gov. Asa Hutchinson has said he will not sign into law the Religious Freedom Restoration Act, saying it was different than the federal version.
Health Mar 27Join PBS NewsHour to discuss ‘The Emperor of All Maladies’ with Barak Goodman
Join PBS NewsHour for an exclusive Twitter chat with Ken Burns to discuss the making of the series, "Cancer: The Emperor of All Maladies."…
Nation Mar 26Twitter chat: Is legalizing sports gambling a safe bet?
With March Madness in full swing, it is likely that you or someone you know has filled out a bracket for this year's NCAA Tournament. But those who’ve chosen to “make it interesting” should know that, outside of Las Vegas,…
Arts Mar 24Calling all journalism students: Join a Facebook chat with chief correspondent for arts and culture Jeffrey Brown
Journalism students will have the opportunity to learn from PBS NewsHour's chief correspondent for arts and culture Jeffrey Brown in a Facebook chat on Tuesday, March 31, from 2-3 p.m. EDT.