Streams

Jillian Weinberger

Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:

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.

Comments [1]

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. 

Comments [4]

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.

Comments [1]

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.

Comments [2]

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. 

Comment

'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.

Comment

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.

Comments [2]

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.

Comments [2]

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.

Comments [1]

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.

Comments [4]

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.

Comments [2]

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. 

Comments [2]

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?

Comments [2]

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.

Comments [2]

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.

Comment

Childhood Trauma as a Medical Problem

Thursday, September 25, 2014

Neuroscience research shows that early trauma can have a severe impact on children. One pediatrician explains how her practice aims to reverse that damage. 

Comments [1]

Transcript: A Monsanto Exec Takes On the GMO Debate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Here you will find a transcript of Takeaway Host John Hockenberry's interview with Dr. Robert Fraley, Executive Vice President and Chief Technology Officer of Monsanto.

Comments [22]

A Monsanto Exec Takes On the GMO Debate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Monsanto's been vilified for breeding and selling genetically modified seeds to farmers across the world. The company's Exec. Vice President joins us to make his case for GMOs. 

Comments [44]

Vandana Shiva, Voice of the Anti-GMO Debate

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

The Takeaway hears the other side of the GMO debate with the woman leading the crusade against them, Vandana Shiva.

Comments [18]

Combating Gender Bias in Health Research

Wednesday, September 24, 2014

Many scientific studies focus only on male subjects, which has serious consequences for female patients. A new program aims to address gender bias in research.

Comments [3]