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More Americans died from drug overdoses last year than ever before. And while deaths are up across nearly every demographic since the start of the pandemic, there’s been an especially alarming spike in overdose deaths among Black Americans. John Yang…
By John Yang, Mike Fritz
Eastern Kentucky is facing a new danger after last week's devastating floods. Relief workers on Wednesday labored in heat indexes climbing to 100 degrees, as clean-up operations continued. More than 400 national guard troops are also deployed across the region…
By John Yang
Governing in a crisis like the novel coronavirus pandemic can define a presidency. What lessons does history have to offer as a guide? Judy Woodruff reports and talks to former Chicago Mayor Rahm Emanuel, who was President Obama’s chief of…
Ebola has been reported in a number of locations in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo, making the current outbreak the second worst in history. Getting medical care to the sick is complicated by ongoing violence. Nancy Aossey of International…
When Hurricane Harvey hit with a fury not seen along the Gulf Coast in more than a decade, flooded roads stranded tens of thousands of people, including Wayne and Casey Dailey and their two sons. Their tragic ordeal is detailed…
Secretary of Homeland Security Janet Napolitano Discusses Immigration Agenda…
Hari Sreenivasan speaks with journalist Ansel Herz who has lived in Haiti for the past four months and was on the scene of the disaster in Port-au-Prince.
Political analysts examine how the Bush administration's response to Hurricane Katrina in 2005 is playing a role in the decision to alter the GOP convention as Hurricane Gustav threatens the Gulf Coast and how memories of the disaster could impact…
An investigation into the Virginia Tech shootings criticized the university for failing to respond to the behavior of Seung-Hui Cho and for communication problems. Panel member Tom Ridge discusses the findings.
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