After Wednesday’s hijacking of a U.S. cargo ship, pirates continued to hold Capt. Richard Phillips hostage in a lifeboat adrift in the Indian Ocean. A Financial Times correspondent talks about the negotiations, including Navy and FBI involvement. Continue reading
The International Criminal Court issued an arrest warrant for Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir Wednesday. ITN’s Lindsey Hilsum reports. Continue reading
On Thursday’s NewsHour, Jeffrey Brown reports on three artists from Cairo with their own perspectives on the fascinating city he visited earlier this year: jewelry maker Azza Fahmy, conceptual artist Lara Baladi and dancer and choreographer Karima Mansour.
An old piano factory in the South Bronx might not be the first place you’d look for a movie studio, but that’s just where you will find the Ghetto Film School and a group of aspiring teenage filmmakers putting the finishing touches on their first movie.
Barack Obama’s inauguration marks a turning point for the civil rights movement. Experts mull the event’s significance and how it may shift the conversation over race in America. Continue reading