In recent years, the number of licensed in-home child care providers has declined about 20%. According to the Center for American Progress, half the U.S. population lives in areas lacking enough providers, with low-income families and communities of color disproportionately…
By Cat Wise, Kira Wakeam
In a world where convenience is king, app developers and charitable organizations have been teaming up to make donating as easy as possible.
By Amber Partida
There are many ways to listen to our new series from Antarctica and the parts of our show that are already available in podcast format.
By Dan Cooney
You may have recently heard about the healthy growth in PBS NewsHour’s television viewing audience. Or, maybe you’re a new viewer, interested in what options you have for viewing our program. Either way, here’s a simple guide to where…
By Travis Daub
By Larisa Epatko
In a classroom in Herat, Afghanistan, a group of girls is working on a mobile phone application that would help tourists coming to their country.
By Anne Flaherty, Associated Press
Whether mobile app developers seek parental consent first — as required by law — or pass the information on to advertisers isn't entirely clear. But if you prefer to stay anonymous, your options are limited: Wade through each mobile app's…
By Elizabeth Jones
The White House renewed its call to action when President Barack Obama signed a memorandum establishing a task force to protect college students, who are at the highest risk of sexual assault.
How to Protect Against the Dangers of Mobile Apps That Gather Kids' Data…
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