Hari Sreenivasan

  • Supporters of Turkish President Tayyip Erdogan gather during a pro-government demonstration on Taksim Square in Istanbul, Turkey, July 18, 2016. REUTERS/Alkis Konstantinidis - RTSILE4
    July 18, 2016  

    Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan appears to have emerged from Friday’s failed coup stronger, but the rule of secular law may suffer. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs reports and Hari Sreenivasan learns more from chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner and Soner Cagaptay of the Washington Institute for Near East Policy.
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  • Demonstrators chant during a "Black Lives Matter" protest in front of the Governor's Mansion in St. Paul, Minnesota, U.S., July 7, 2016. A Minneapolis area police officer fatally shot Philando Castile during a traffic stop on Wednesday. REUTERS/Eric Miller   - RTX2K75G
    July 7, 2016  

    A police officer shot 32-year-old Philando Castile in his car Wednesday after pulling him over for a broken tail light. The aftermath was filmed and broadcast on Facebook by Castile’s girlfriend, who explained that he had been legally carrying a gun. His death, the second of a black man killed by police in as many days, prompted grief and protest. Hari Sreenivasan reports. Continue reading

  • Lakeith Howard demonstrates outside the Triple S Food Mart where Alton Sterling was shot dead by police in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Photo by Jonathan Bachman/Reuters
    July 7, 2016  

    Why did a police officer use lethal force against Philando Castile during a routine traffic stop in Minnesota? Hari Sreenivasan talks to Jelani Cobb of The New Yorker, David Klinger of the University of Missouri-St. Louis and Issie Lapowsky of Wired discuss the growing impact of social media in police confrontations, police training in implicit bias and whether video evidence is changing the conversation. Continue reading

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    July 4, 2016  

    Political candidates’ rhetoric often gets heated, even inflammatory on the campaign trail. But when does it cross the line into the offensive or fear-mongering? Hari Sreenivasan gets a historical perspective from presidential historian Michael Beschloss and Beverly Gage of Yale University. Continue reading

  • Electronic boards display the days loss to the Dow Jones Industrial Average (DJI) above the floor of the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE) in New York, U.S., June 24, 2016.  REUTERS/Lucas Jackson  - RTX2I2UF
    June 24, 2016  

    Thursday’s successful Brexit vote holds great consequences for economies worldwide, with some analysts warning that departure from the EU could plunge Britain back into a recession that might in turn spread to other countries. For more on the financial implications of Brexit, Hari Sreenivasan talks to David Wessel of the Brookings Institution and Diane Swonk of DS Economics. Continue reading

  • Chelsea Pensioners leave after voting in the EU referendum, at a polling station in Chelsea in London, Britain June 23, 2016.   REUTERS/Toby Melville - RTX2HR5P
    June 23, 2016  

    Should we stay or should we go? That’s the question on the minds of British voters as they go to the polls Thursday to decide whether or not to remain in the European Union, a dilemma that has split opinions both within Great Britain and around the world. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports on the unfolding battle over Brexit.
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  • The Ebola virus treatment center where four people are currently being treated is seen in Paynesville, Liberia, July 16, 2015. REUTERS/James Giahyue  - RTX1KJ0C
    June 9, 2016  

    When the Ebola outbreak struck West Africa in 2014, it took months for international agencies to funnel money into the affected areas. Eventually, more than 11,000 people died and the economic cost topped $10 billion. Now, the World Bank is creating a fast-disbursing fund to combat pandemics as soon as they unfold. Hari Sreenivasan talks to bank president Jim Yong Kim to learn more.
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  • 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

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