Dana Farrington

Dana Farrington appears in the following:

WATCH: Rescue Mission In Iraq Leaves Everyone Onboard In Tears

Monday, August 11, 2014

New footage shows dramatic operations to help people stranded in mountains in northern Iraq. As people flee militants, the Pentagon says its airstrikes have slowed but not stopped the Islamic State.


Federal Judges Weigh Gay Marriage Cases From 4 States

Thursday, August 07, 2014

The outcome of the hearing could put more pressure on the Supreme Court to make a decision on states' same-sex marriage bans.


Bank Of America 'Close' To Settlement With Justice Department

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

The bank would pay between $16 billion and $17 billion for alleged mortgage-related abuses, according to a source familiar with the talks. A final announcement could come next week.


States Help New Mothers Get Birth Control Through Medicaid

Wednesday, July 23, 2014

New York and five other states are helping women on Medicaid get contraception immediately after giving birth. New moms can get an IUD or long-acting implant before leaving the hospital.


FedEx Charged With Shipping Drugs For Illegal Online Pharmacies

Thursday, July 17, 2014

Prosecutors say the company knowingly distributed controlled substances to customers who had never met with doctors. FedEx says it is innocent and that it will plead not guilty.


Karachi Airport Attacked By Gunmen; At Least 23 Reported Dead

Sunday, June 08, 2014

The military was called in but the fighting is now said to be over. Pakistan's largest city has been a frequent site of militant attacks.


Veterans Advocate Says He Fears Loss Of Faith In VA

Saturday, May 17, 2014

Veteran Tom Tarantino says allegations of delayed health care for veterans should be taken more seriously. But he says the care can be great, "once you actually get in" the system.


Saving The World's Babies Simply Starts Before Birth

Sunday, May 04, 2014

There has been great progress in improving the health of most young kids, but newborns have not seen the same success. Researchers know the main causes of death. The challenge now is combating them.


California Chrome Wins The Kentucky Derby

Saturday, May 03, 2014

The horse was the favorite going into the 140th running of the Derby, despite quirks that set him apart from his more traditional competitors.


Keystone XL Pipeline Review Extended By State Department

Friday, April 18, 2014

Federal agencies are getting more time to review the controversial project, the State Department says, given an ongoing legal battle in Nebraska over whether the pipeline could pass through.


Satellites' Scope And The Search For A Plane

Friday, March 21, 2014

Satellites have focused the search for Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 on the southern Indian Ocean. But without results yet, the effort also highlights the technology's limitations.


Australia: Objects Spotted By Satellite Imagery May Be Linked To Jet

Wednesday, March 19, 2014

"New and credible information has come to light in relation to the search" of the Malaysia Airlines flight, Prime Minister Tony Abbott said. Four aircraft have been diverted to the site.


Attractor Of Animosity Arthur Chu Leaves 'Jeopardy!' (For Now)

Thursday, March 13, 2014

After an 11-win streak, Chu was finally defeated. Aside from his calculated strategy, Chu is noteworthy for getting such an intensely negative reaction from show fans. But he doesn't seem to mind it.


Reports: Comcast To Buy Time Warner

Thursday, February 13, 2014

Media report Comcast will announce its acquisition Thursday morning. The merger would combine the country's two largest cable companies and likely draw scrutiny from regulators.


Birth Control And Blood Clots: Women Still Weighing The Risks

Sunday, February 09, 2014

The drug company Merck has agreed to settle with thousands of claimants who sued over the contraceptive NuvaRing. Hormonal birth control has never escaped controversy when it comes to potentially serious side effects, so how do women sort through the data and make a decision that works for them.


5 New Year's Resolutions From Women To Watch

Monday, December 30, 2013

How do you set a resolution when you've already accomplished so much? These women have innovated and inspired, but they still have hopes for improvement in 2014.


Diaspora Sounds Alarm As Dominicans Face Statelessness

Friday, December 20, 2013

A court ruling in the Dominican Republic retroactively revokes citizenship for thousands of people of Haitian descent living in the country. The issue has been building for years, and the responses that have appeared in op-ed pieces across the U.S. tell a complicated history — and offer some dire warnings of what could be ahead.


TEDWomen 2013: In Innovation, Age Is Nothing But A Number

Sunday, December 08, 2013

What do 64-year-old swimmer Diana Nyad and 13-year-old entrepreneur Maya Penn have in common? At the TEDWomen conference in San Francisco, a range of speakers shared the ways innovation and ingenuity kept them young.


Popping A Baby Out Like A Cork, And Other Birth Innovations

Friday, November 29, 2013

With babies getting bigger and moms' pelvises getting smaller, it's no wonder moms have problems in delivery these days. Inventors have come up with all kinds of devices to help babies into the world. Some seem promising, but others are a little far-fetched.


Photographing Puerto Rican New York, With A 'Sympathetic Eye'

Saturday, October 26, 2013

The 1970s were a tumultuous time in the city's history, but it was also a time of great change for the Latino community, then mostly Puerto Rican. Photojournalist-activist Bolivar Arellano made a point of documenting the "good." Those who have studied his work say he captured the nuance that outsiders often missed.