Hari Sreenivasan

  • An aerial view of Highway 63 south of Fort McMurray, Alberta. Canada, shows smoke from the wildfires taken from a CH-146 Griffon helicopter May 5, 2016.  MCPL VanPutten/Canadian Armed Forces/Handout via Reuters   ATTENTION EDITORS - THIS IMAGE WAS PROVIDED BY A THIRD PARTY. EDITORIAL USE ONLY - RTX2D6CH
    May 6, 2016  

    Since Sunday, a wildfire burning in the heart of Canada’s oil country has forced nearly 100,000 residents to flee their homes for safety, creating the largest mass evacuation in Alberta’s history. Friday saw evacuees being ferried from the fire’s path via airlift and land convoy as the blaze spread across more than 300 square miles — five times its original size. Hari Sreenivasan reports. Continue reading

  • Bruce Springsteen (C), Stevie Van Zandt (R) and Roy Bittan perform during The River Tour at the LA Memorial Sports Arena in Los Angeles, California March 17, 2016. REUTERS/Mario Anzuoni - RTSB0L2
    April 9, 2016  

    Bruce Springsteen and his E-Street Band cancelled a concert planned for Saturday in Greensboro, North Carolina to protest a state law that blocks anti-discrimination measures for gay, lesbian and transgender people. His boycott is among many that have recently taken place in states that have passed similar laws. Politico’s Kevin Robillard joins Hari Sreenivasan with the latest. Continue reading

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    April 3, 2016   BY and  

    Eleven million leaked documents published on Sunday reveal how a secretive law firm based in Panama may have helped world leaders such as Syrian President Bashar al-Assad and Egypt’s former president Hosni Mubarak move money. Continue reading

  • Family members surround the casket after attending the funeral services for former first lady, Nancy Reagan, at her late husband's presidential library in Simi Valley, California March 11, 2016.   REUTERS/Mike Blake - RTSAF5O
    March 11, 2016  

    Former first lady Nancy Reagan was laid to rest at the Ronald Reagan Presidential Library in Simi Valley Friday morning, in a carefully choreographed ceremony attended by friends, family and first ladies past and present. Judy Woodruff reports on the day’s somber events, and syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks offer their takes on Reagan’s legacy. Continue reading

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    March 11, 2016  

    Hari Sreenivasan joins syndicated columnist Mark Shields and New York Times columnist David Brooks to discuss the week in politics, including takeaways from a surprisingly tranquil GOP debate, what’s at stake for trailing candidates in Ohio and Florida, the chances that a brokered RNC convention could stymie Trump and how Bernie Sanders is still hanging tough against Hillary Clinton. Continue reading

  • Democratic U.S. presidential candidate Bernie Sanders and his wife Jane arrive at a campaign rally in Kissimmee, Florida March 10, 2016. REUTERS/Scott Audette  - RTSA9EX
    March 10, 2016  

    Ohio and Florida have constituted critical battlegrounds in recent election cycles — a trend that promises to continue even in a 2016 election that is breaking all kinds of rules. Hari Sreenivasan joins Michelle Everhart of the Columbus Dispatch and Adam Smith of the Tampa Bay Times for more on the unfolding contests in their states and which candidates seem to have the edge. Continue reading

  • Pediatrician checking reflexes of girl in examination room
    March 9, 2016  

    New guidelines from the American Academy of Pediatrics released Wednesday recommend that, during routine checkups, physicians also screen children for signs of poverty. The move is part of a larger effort to improve mental health and physical development in adolescents. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Dr. Renee Jenkins, former president of the American Academy of Pediatrics, for more. Continue reading

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    March 7, 2016  

    Hari Sreenivasan sits down with Amy Walter of the Cook Political Report and Tamara Keith of NPR to discuss the latest in politics, including last night’s Democratic debate, Donald Trump’s slowing momentum, the possibility of a GOP restructure and the stakes for Tuesday’s Michigan primary. Continue reading

  • 38042 60: Nancy Reagan waves to the press September 23, 1985 after surveying the damage in Mexico City, Mexico. An earthquake registering 8.1 on the Richter scale hit central Mexico on September 19, 1985 causing damage to about five hundred buildings in Mexico City and killing over eight thousand people. (Photo by Diana Walker/Liaison)
    March 7, 2016  

    Former first lady Nancy Reagan died of heart failure Sunday at age 94. Long considered an American icon, Reagan was known for her anti-drug advocacy and unfailing support for her husband; she often said that her sole mission in life was to back her “Ronnie.” Hari Sreenivasan talks to presidential historian Michael Beschloss and James Rosebush, Nancy Reagan’s White House chief of staff, for more. Continue reading

  • A man shouts during a protest against former Brazilian President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva following his brief detention for questioning in a federal investigation of a corruption scheme, in front of Planalto Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, March 4, 2016. REUTERS/Ueslei Marcelino - RTS9DFK
    March 4, 2016  

    As Brazil reels from an economic recession and the Zika virus epidemic, new troubles have emerged regarding one of the nation’s most popular political figures. Luis Inacio Lula da Silva, president of Brazil from 2003 to 2010, was detained by police Friday morning as part of a wide-ranging probe into government corruption. Hari Sreenivasan talks to Simon Romero of the New York Times for more. Continue reading

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