Jillian Weinberger

Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:

Church May Shift Outlook on Gays, Divorce

Tuesday, October 14, 2014

A report from a meeting of Catholic Bishops, convened to discuss the family and contemporary society, signals a potential shift on divorce and homosexuality.

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Celebrating Indigenous People Instead of Columbus

Monday, October 13, 2014

This year, Minneapolis is celebrating Indigenous Peoples Day instead of Columbus Day for the first time. 

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West Virginia's School to Prison Pipeline

Friday, October 10, 2014

While the youth incarceration rate has decreased dramatically in most states, West Virginia has gone in the opposite direction. One reporter finds out why.

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The Elusive Peace: Steven Pinker Explains Why Violence Has Declined

Friday, October 10, 2014

The Nobel Peace Prize announcement got us thinking: What is the meaning of peace? Steven Pinker, author of "The Better Angels of Our Nature: Why Violence Has Declined," shares his view. 

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Courage in The Face of Cancer

Friday, October 10, 2014

Anita is one of the three women we're following in our series "Under Her Skin: Living with Breast Cancer." At 55, she's a portrait of a woman who knows herself inside and out.

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ISIS Uses Water As a Weapon in Iraq

Thursday, October 09, 2014

The Islamic State is targeting Iraq's water resources as it fights to take control of the country, flooding some citizens out of their homes.

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Close Shave for the Constitution in Arkansas

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

Today the Supreme Court hears Holt v. Hobbs, a case with potentially far-reaching consequences for the rights of inmates. 

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Report: ISIS Weaponry Originated in U.S., China

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

A new report finds that a majority of ISIS's ammunition originated in the U.S., China and Russia -- raising questions about the U.S. strategy against ISIS.

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Despite Drought, California Officials Ignore Water Regulations

Tuesday, October 07, 2014

In the midst of California's drought, a new investigation finds that some of the officials behind the local water restrictions are profligate water users.

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As Ebola Spreads, New Drug Offers Hope

Friday, October 03, 2014

There is some good news in the fight against Ebola: A promising Ebola-treatment drug made with the help of genetically engineered tobacco plants. 

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'Fishing Without Nets': Somali Piracy, from the Pirates' Perspective

Friday, October 03, 2014

"Captain Phillips" brought the issue of Somali piracy into Hollywood; the new film "Fishing Without Nets" tells the story from the pirates' perspective.

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How We Got to Now: A Guide to Great Ideas

Friday, October 03, 2014

Science and technology writer Steven Johnson explores the unintended, widespread consequences of gadgets and ideas developed to correct small problems.

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Scandals Cause Shake-Up at Secret Service

Thursday, October 02, 2014

After a severe security breach at the White House last month, Secret Service chief Julia Pierson has resigned.

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Dallas Ebola Patient Came in Contact With 80 People

Thursday, October 02, 2014

In Dallas, Texas, the case of an Ebola patient has sparked broader scrutiny over the handling of his case at a local hospital, which has potentially put up to a dozen people at risk.

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Halting the Spread of Ebola in the U.S.

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

With one confirmed case in Dallas, Texas, doctors and health experts are working to contain both the disease, and the panic about the disease.

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Bond King's Departure Shakes Up Market

Wednesday, October 01, 2014

Known as the "Bond King," Bill Gross founded Pimco in 1971. The firm manages the biggest bond fund in the world, but Gross's departure has unsettled investors.

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Making Sense of 'Yes Means Yes'

Tuesday, September 30, 2014

California has become the first state in the nation to adopt a "yes means yes" standard for campus sexual assault. 

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What's The Best Way to Combat Terrorism?

Monday, September 29, 2014

As the U.S. fights ISIS in Syria, it seems likely that we're helping Syrian President Bashar al-Assad in the process. Is there a better way to combat terrorism?

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Five Things You Had to See Online This Week

Friday, September 26, 2014

This week in "Thanks, Internet," Sean Rameswaram of Studio 360 and Sideshow talks to John Hockenberry about the online treasures you may have missed.

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Eric Holder's Complex Legacy

Friday, September 26, 2014

President Obama praised the first black U.S. Attorney General for his “deep and abiding fidelity” to equality under the law, but Holder's tenure was not without flaws.

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