A Centers for Disease Control and Prevention panel has recommended for the first time that boys and young men get vaccinated against the human papillomavirus, known as HPV, to protect them from cancers resulting from sexual activity. Jeffrey Brown discusses…
By Talea Miller
An AIDS conference hosted at the Vatican over the weekend quickly stamped out any lingering speculation that the Church might shift or broaden its policy against use of condoms to protect from HIV.
Geena Davis talks to Simon Marks about gender equity on screen.
By Elizabeth Shell
Dominique Strauss-Kahn was as urbane and well-mannered an interviewee as ever you'll meet. Sensible and clear, as in a NewsHour interview during the heat of the Crash of '08. Candid, as in another interview, one I did with…
WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange turned himself into Scotland Yard Tuesday, but his lawyers vowed to continue fighting extradition to Sweden, where he faces sexual-assault charges. Kwame Holman has more on the arrest and the threat of prosecution of the U.S.
The world's largest classified ads website, Craigslist.org, shut down its profitable adult services section after accusations that it was being used for prostitution and human trafficking. Judy Woodruff gets two views on the larger legal impact.
In his final reporter's notebook from South Africa, Ray Suarez reflects on the entanglement of sex and death in the HIV/AIDS epidemic and the challenges of confronting the issues that no one wants to discuss.
A new report examines commonly held assumptions about the differences in how girls and boys learn and achieve in education. Experts discuss the findings and how they might help educators better address issues of learning and gender.
The Food and Drug Administration approved non-prescription use of the emergency contraceptive pill Plan B for women 18 years and older. The director of FDA's Center for Drug Evaluation and Research explains the decision.
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