Jillian Weinberger

Jillian Weinberger appears in the following:

Inside The 'Little Siberia' Prison Escape

Tuesday, June 09, 2015

Two convicts escaped from Clinton Correctional Facility, a prison nicknamed Little Siberia. Here we explore how such prisons are designed and constructed.

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Hastert's Hometown Shaken by Sexual Abuse Allegations

Monday, June 08, 2015

Yorkville, Illinois is grappling with sexual abuse allegations against their longtime high school coach and former Congressman Denny Hastert.

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Is it Time to Let Snowden Come Home?

Friday, June 05, 2015

The passage of the USA Freedom Act is the first major effort by Congress to reign in the Patriot Act. But the law may never have been passed had it not been for Edward Snowden.


Is Anyone in Charge of America's Cyber Security?

Friday, June 05, 2015

After a new leak from Edward Snowden, millions of current and former government workers were affected by a data breach that has been linked to China.

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Genetic Testing Offers New Hope for Cancer Treatment

Thursday, June 04, 2015

The National Cancer Institute will begin a new kind of clinical trial—one that demonstrates a shift in the way researchers think about cancer treatment. 


Rep. Nadler: Push For More Surveillance Reforms, Prosecute Clapper

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Rep. Jerry Nadler co-sponsored the Patriot Act reform bill. He says that Director of National Intelligence James Clapper should be prosecuted, and Edward Snowden should be pardoned.

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Officers Back Down as Citizens Take a Stand

Wednesday, June 03, 2015

Some police officers are taking a back seat and trying to be more "hands off" in response to the wave of negative attention from police-related shootings.

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Iranian Youth Are Ready for Change

Monday, June 01, 2015

The majority of Iran's population is under the age of 40, and much of the younger generation has a Western outlook—one defined by personal choice rather than religion or politics. 

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Depression During Pregnancy is a Double-Edged Sword

Friday, May 29, 2015

Women who suffer from depression during pregnancy face a difficult question without a clear answer: What's worse for the fetus, a depressed mother or prescription drugs? 

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The West's Man-Made Water Crisis

Thursday, May 28, 2015

Seven states depend on the Colorado River for water. A new investigation from ProPublica finds that much of the drought is man-made—and subsidized by the federal government.


Slow Computing: The Conscientious Guide to Tech

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

In an homage to the slow food movement, an advocate for "slow computing" calls on consumers to understand how their devices and software affect the environment and their fellow man.

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Clean Up Continues Along Santa Barbara Coast After 'Nightmare' Oil Spill

Friday, May 22, 2015

After an oil pipeline dumped more than 100,000 gallons of crude oil along the California coastline, environmental groups are starting to tally up the damage.


Santa Barbara Oil Spill Stirs Memories of The Past

Thursday, May 21, 2015

This week, a pipeline ruptured and spilled 21,000 gallons of oil along the Santa Barbara coast. Longtime residents remember a previous spill that galvanized the environmental movement.

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Massive Lawsuit Exposes Cancer Charity Fraud

Thursday, May 21, 2015

In one of the largest charity fraud cases in history, four cancer charities are accused of spending nearly $200 million in donations on goods and services.

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How Working Moms Benefit Children

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

More than 40 percent of Americans believe that working mothers are "bad for society." But a new study from Harvard finds distinct advantages for children of working mothers.

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The Patriot Act's Uncertain Future

Wednesday, May 20, 2015

Section 215 of the Patriot Act gives the federal government authority to collect American phone records in bulk. Just a few days before it expires, the Senate might finally change it.

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America's Food Safety Problem

Monday, May 11, 2015

In 1993, an E.coli hamburger outbreak killed four children. Congress acted, but a new Frontline investigation finds a number of loopholes still exist in our food safety system.

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The Unpolished, Ugly Side of Nail Salons

Friday, May 08, 2015

A new investigation by New York Times journalist Sarah Maslin Nir finds that worker exploitation runs rampant in the nail salon industry. She weighs in on her startling report.

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Cleveland Police on Trial

Thursday, May 07, 2015

A white Cleveland Police officer faces voluntary manslaughter charges for killing two unarmed black suspects. The city is preparing for protests when the verdict comes down.


The Royal Family You Should Be Watching

Wednesday, May 06, 2015

While Britain's new princess dominates the headlines, a quiet shake-up in another prominent royal family has much bigger consequences for the U.S. and the Middle East.