About Sam @lanesam
Sam Lane is reporter/producer in PBS NewsHour's segment unit.
Sam’s Recent Stories
Politics Dec 01George H.W. Bush, nation’s 41st president and WWII veteran, dies at 94
George Herbert Walker Bush, a World War II veteran who led an international coalition through the Gulf War during his time as the 41st president, and whose son's presidency furthered the family's political dynasty, died Friday. He was 94.
Economy Sep 14How tech giants have shredded our privacy and what we should do about it
NewsHour business and economics correspondent Paul Solman sat down recently with Franklin Foer to discuss Foer's new book, “World Without Mind: The Existential Threat of Big Tech.”…
Economy May 24The Supreme Court ruling on patents could help curb ‘patent trolls.’ Here’s how.
The Supreme Court ruling could deal a major blow to "patent trolls" and, in turn, help small businesses.
Nation Jun 04Boxing legend Muhammad Ali dies at 74
Ali was known for his speed and punishing punches -- skills that gave way to his signature catchphrase, “float like a butterfly, sting like a bee” -- as well as his audacious self-promotion.
Economy May 26Inventor behind Priceline bemoans broken patent system
Priceline founder Jay Walker talks about innovation, invention and intellectual property rights in his “Library of the History of Human Imagination.”…
Nov 26Demonstrators march in Minneapolis in protest of Ferguson grand jury decision
Nation Aug 07U. of Minn. president aims to block ‘Redskins’ name from stadium, promotions
Washington's NFL team has drawn more fire over its use of the "Redskins" nickname, this time from the collegiate level.
Health Aug 05Second American Ebola patient arrives in U.S.
The second American aid worker stricken with the Ebola virus has arrived in the United States.
World Jul 01Israel strikes Gaza after teenagers’ bodies found
The Israeli military bombed dozens of sites in the Gaza Strip on Tuesday, a day after officials found the bodies of three missing Jewish teens in the West Bank.
Nation Jun 24Amazon drone plan runs into FAA challenge
The Federal Aviation Administration has, at least for now, squashed plans by online shopping giant Amazon to deliver packages via drone.