Marissa CabreraNews Producer, KPBS Midday Edition
Marissa Cabrera worked as a producer for KPBS Midday Edition and had previously served as a Newscast Producer for KPBS' Morning Edition. Before joining KPBS she reported on Vatican affairs, social, and cultural issues in Rome, Italy. She also contributed to a documentary on sex abuse in the Catholic Church. Marissa has worked as a multimedia journalist at various news stations in San Diego and Monterey as well as Columbia, Missouri. Marissa graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a bachelor's degree in broadcast journalism.
Quilters have been copying patterns believed to have been used as signals for the Underground Railroad even though historians say they can't find any evidence they were used that way.
We live in a rapidly aging world. A new global photography project captures the lives behind the statistics by documenting the lives of 72-year-olds — the world's median life expectancy today.
The vice president seeks to reach a cease-fire deal to allow the flow of more aid into Gaza and to discuss the region's future. Gantz's trip to Washington has upset Israeli Prime Minister Netanyahu.
The U.S. military on Saturday began dropping food over the war-torn enclave. Costly and inefficient, delivering humanitarian aid by air is no substitute for delivering it by land, aid groups say.
Some parts of the Sierra Nevada region have already amassed over 3 feet of snow. Forecasters say snow showers will continue through Sunday.
Gaza's borders are tightly controlled and most Palestinians cannot escape the war. Those who can afford it are managing to cross into Egypt by paying thousands of dollars.
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