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  • An Australian Green Tree frog sits on top of a sulcata tortoise walking by a reflective puddle.
    When whimsical wildlife photography isn’t what it seems
    BY Kristin Hugo   BY Kristin Hugo  
    March 30, 2017
  • March 29, 2017  

    In our news wrap Wednesday, the U.S. military announced that its review of a disputed airstrike in Iraq, which reportedly killed at least 100 civilians, is now a formal investigation. Also, China and the European Union stood by their commitments to the Paris Accord on climate change, following President Trump’s actions aimed at rolling back efforts to curb greenhouse gas emissions. Continue reading

  • British Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch
    March 29, 2017  

    After the United Kingdom gave its formal notice of its intention to split from the E.U., the European Council president lamented, “There is no reason to pretend that this is a happy day.” But what does Brexit mean for the British people? British Ambassador to the U.S. Kim Darroch joins Judy Woodruff to discuss the decision to break away and the path ahead. Continue reading

  • Workers process hides at a tannery in Dhaka's Hazaribagh district. Leather in Bangladesh has grown to a $1 billion per year industry. Screen shot by Justin Kenny
    March 29, 2017  

    Rotting animal hides and toxic chemicals. That’s the stench emanating from a neighborhood in Bangladesh’s capital, where hundreds of leather tanneries are packed into two square miles and workers, toiling away under horrific conditions, don’t know the full danger they face. Hari Sreenivasan narrates this report from producer Justin Kenny and photojournalist Larry Price. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2017  

    In our news wrap Tuesday, the U.S. commander in Iraq, Lt. Gen. Stephen Townsend, says there’s a “fair chance” that a U.S. airstrike played a role in killing scores of civilians in Mosul, but voiced doubt that the weapon used could have collapsed an entire building. Also, the Russian defense ministry says U.S. naval patrols in the Black Sea are a potential threat to Russian security. Continue reading

  • March 28, 2017  

    Millions of Syrians who have fled to Turkey are caught in a situation where they have no real access to state services and are treated like second class citizens. Safe from war, they are still vulnerable and being exploited. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports how Syrians in Turkey are doing what they must to survive, and how that’s affecting workers in Turkey. Continue reading

  • March 27, 2017  

    Widespread protests broke out across Russia on Sunday to denounce government corruption, the biggest show of defiance against President Vladimir Putin in years. Hundreds of protesters were arrested in Moscow and elsewhere. Chief foreign affairs correspondent Margaret Warner reports, then Judy Woodruff talks with journalist and author Masha Gessen about the protests and Putin. Continue reading

  • March 27, 2017  

    In the U.S.-led coalition fight against the Islamic State group, a airstrike in mid-March reportedly left more than 100 civilians dead in Western Mosul. John Yang speaks with Loveday Morris of The Washington Post about the strike and how brutal fighting is affecting civilians. Continue reading

  • March 27, 2017  

    Turkey’s tourism outlook has never been so bleak. Increasing terrorism by the Islamic State group and the PKK have driven the country into its worst tourism slump ever, a major sector of the economy. International concerns about political uncertainty, as well as a drive to increase Islam’s place in public life, are also contributing to the economy’s decline. Special correspondent Malcolm Brabant reports. Continue reading

  • Venezuela medicine
    March 26, 2017  

    On Friday, Venezuelan President Nicolas Maduro said on state television that he had asked the United Nations for help in addressing the country’s shortage of medicine and other goods. The country’s hospitals now have less than 5 percent of the medicine they need to treat their patients. For more, Reuters reporter Brian Ellsworth joins Hari Sreenivasan from Caracas. Continue reading

  • Irish and EU flags are pictured outside the EU Commission headquarters in Brussels
    March 26, 2017  

    The International Monetary Fund and other international financial bodies have warned that leaving the European Union could have negative consequences for Britain’s economy. As Prime Minister Theresa May prepares to formally withdraw the United Kingdom from the EU, Britain’s closest neighbor, the Republic of Ireland, is already feeling fallout. NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Patricia Sabga reports from Ireland. Continue reading

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