Britain has agreed to aid in the analysis of data retrieved from two black boxes that were salvaged from the downed Malaysia Airlines flight that killed 298 people Thursday. British Prime Minister David Cameron said Tuesday that investigators from the UK Air Accidents Investigation Branch, which is responsible for determining the circumstances and causes of civil aircraft accidents, will recover the information for “international analysis.”
So long, streetlights — there’s a new technology lighting up the pavement in the Netherlands.
On a 500-meter stretch of highway in the city of Oss, you can now find road markings that glow in the dark. Continue reading
As Colorado and Washington begin selling legal marijuana, questions remain about the practical process of changing drug policy. NewsHour travels to the Netherlands — the one nation that’s been openly selling pot for over 40 years — to see what might be in store for the United States. Correspondent William Brangham reports. Continue reading
Superstorm Sandy showed U.S. coastal cities the damage water can do — a threat the Dutch have lived with for centuries. Their system of dams and dikes, locks and levees is keeping the Netherlands safe in a world with rising seas. Miles O’Brien reports on what Americans can learn from the Dutch model of flood management. Continue reading
Elections in the Netherlands on Wednesday showed significant growth in support for a far-right politician, who has taken a strong stance on immigration, and a pro-business party that backs cutting government spending, reflecting voters’ concerns over the European economic downturn. Continue reading