About Ruth @ruthetam
Online Editorial Production Assistant at the PBS NewsHour.
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Nation Jan 16NCAA proposes Penn State deal to restore wins for Joe Paterno
The deal would restore 112 victories to Penn State's football record and make former coach Joe Paterno the winningest coach in the college sport's history.
Arts Jan 15Are this year’s Oscar nominations disproportionately white and male?
Where are the women and artists of color?…
Health Jan 15This is how Facebook stresses you out, according to study
According to a new Pew Research Center study, If you see a friend post something stressful about their life online, it can, in turn, make you stressed.
Nation Jan 14Maryland stands by its case against ‘Serial’ subject Adnan Syed
What should we know about Adnan Syed's appeal ahead of a decision?…
Nation Jan 09Federal prosecutors recommend felony charges against David Petraeus
Federal prosecutors have recommended bringing felony charges against former Gen. David Petraeus for providing classified information to Army Reserve Officer Paula Broadwell, his former mistress.
World Jan 09What do we know about the Kouachi brothers?
Chérif Kouachi and Said Kouachi were the primary suspects in Wednesday’s shooting at a French satirical newspaper that claimed 12 lives. Until Friday morning, the brothers were at large when a manhunt drove them to a small industrial town where…
World Jan 08Boko Haram burns 16 villages, leaving 2,000 feared dead
Boko Haram razed at least 16 villages in northern Nigeria, leaving 2,000 people unaccounted for and feared dead since Monday, Nigerian officials said Thursday.
World Jan 08Lithuanian activists fight ‘Kremlin propaganda’ with stickers of beetles
In Lithuania, consumers are fighting Russian propaganda with a little of their own --in sticker form.
Science Jan 06WATCH: This machine turns human waste into water
The Janicki Omniprocessor converts sewer sludge into water, electricity and fertilizer.
Nation Jan 06Girl Scouts add gluten-free cookies to their sales pitch
Good news for people who can't tolerate gluten. When the Girl Scouts sell their cookies this spring, they will add three new cookies to the mix, two of which are gluten-free.