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  • September 21, 2017

    Hundreds of rescuers in Mexico continued to search for survivors Thursday after a 7.1 magnitude earthquake on Tuesday left at least 270 dead. A collapsed school in Mexico City sparked a desperate search for a girl that gripped the country, but later reports said there was no missing child at the school. William Brangham joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the latest on the rescue efforts. Continue reading

  • September 21, 2017

    Hurricane Maria lashed the Dominican Republic with heavy wind and rain on Thursday, a day after the storm pounded the island of Puerto Rico. The hurricane ravaged other islands across the Caribbean, including Dominica and St. Croix in the U.S. Virgin Islands. The devastation cut off power for many and left at least 19 dead across the Caribbean. John Yang reports. Continue reading

  • September 21, 2017

    After President Trump signed new sanctions against North Korea on Thursday, Kim Jong Un called him “deranged” and said the president will “pay dearly” for his threats. Judy Woodruff talks with David Cohen, former deputy director of the CIA and an undersecretary for terrorism and financial intelligence at the Treasury Department, about what new sanctions mean and how other countries will respond. Continue reading

  • September 21, 2017

    News Wrap:Manafort offered briefings to Russian billionaire
    Blurb: In our news wrap Thursday, President Trump’s campaign manager, Paul Manafort, acknowledged that he offered “private briefings” to a Russian billionaire with Kremlin connections, but a spokesman said no briefings ever occurred. Also, after Congress pressed Facebook for details about ads bought by a Russian agency last year, the company said it will turn over the contents of some 3,000 ads.
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  • September 21, 2017

    President Trump has long denounced the Iran nuclear deal, most recently at the UN summit. But is he willing to leave it? As Trump faces a deadline to recertify Iran’s compliance with the 2015 accord, Robert Malley, a lead negotiator on the agreement, and Stephen Rademaker, a state department staffer under George W. Bush, talk with Judy Woodruff about what would happen if the president walks away.
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