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Agents for Change Nov 26Why these companies are rethinking the use of AI in hiring
A growing body of research indicates that artificial intelligence systems used for job recruitment reinforce racial and gender inequality. Now, innovators are developing software that promises more accountability, and combats — rather than perpetuates — employment discrimination.
Nation Oct 28How cities are rebuilding to be more resilient to natural disasters
Cities, residents and businesses across the U.S. and the world are seeking ways to end the expensive cycle of rebuilding after natural disasters.
Nation Sep 20These travel companies add climate-conscious options to your itinerary
Teenage climate activist Greta Thunberg traveled to the U.S. by boat. Here are some other options for sustainable travel.
World Sep 03How to help those affected by Hurricane Dorian
Nonprofits and government agencies are mobilizing to help with recovery efforts from Hurricane Dorian. Here are some ways you can help people who have already been hit by the storm and those in its path.
Health Aug 22Nonprofit drug maker produces TB antibiotic after private companies wouldn’t
The new antibiotic, called pretomanid and developed by the nonprofit TB Alliance, achieved a 90 percent success rate among patients with drug-resistant TB.
World Jun 06What travelers need to know about Trump’s Cuba restrictions
The last American cruise ship pulled out of Havana for the foreseeable future Wednesday.
World Apr 01How Brexit became a ‘glass cliff’ for Theresa May
As Prime Minister Theresa May steps down, political scientists and sociologists say her downfall exemplifies a phenomenon that often plagues female leaders.
Nation Mar 18How to help those affected by the Midwest flooding
As river levels begin to top off and slowly recede in some places, here are some ways you can help these families and communities.
Health Jan 23Twitter Chat: Helping millennials step into the role of family caregiver
How can younger Americans balance the stress and responsibility of providing care for loved ones? The PBS NewsHour will explore that and more in our next edition of #NewsHourChats on Twitter Jan. 31 at 2 p.m. EST.
Health Jan 16Why more millennials are becoming caregivers
More young Americans are becoming caregivers to elderly or disabled family members, according to a recent study.