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Washington, DC (April 30, 2015) — The PBS NewsHour has welcomed Nsikan Akpan as a reporter/producer for NewsHour’s robust science coverage. Akpan is an accomplished science journalist whose work regularly appears in Scientific American, Science...
Members of the community hold hands in front of police officers in riot gear outside a recently looted and burned CVS store in Baltimore, Maryland on April 28, 2015. Photo by Jim Bourg/Reuters Scenes of rioting in Baltimore have saturated television...
Following a series of accidents involving trains that hauled oil and flammable materials, a group of U.S. senators from six states have proposed that oil companies pay the government a fee for using trains to carry such materials. Photo by Flickr...
Malala Yousafzai attends a meeting of the United Nations Youth Assembly on July 12, 2013 in New York City. Photo by Andrew Burton/Getty Images A Pakistani court on Thursday sentenced 10 men to life in prison – or 25 years, which is considered a life...
Gayle Smith, special assistant to President Barack Obama and senior director at the National Security Council, speaks at the Society for International Development (SID) World Congress 2011 in Washington, D.C., on July 29, 2011. Photo by Jewel Samad/...
Earthquake survivor Pema Lama, 15, is rescued Thursday by the Armed Police Force from the collapsed Hilton Hotel, the result of the April 25 earthquake in Kathmandu, Nepal. Photo by Navesh Chitrakar/Reuters Rescue workers pulled Pema Lama, 15, from...