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Brazil is on track to become the newest hotspot in the coronavirus pandemic with more than 300,000 confirmed cases and at least 20,000 deaths from COVID-19. A lack of social distancing mandates and warnings are contributing to the rise. Hari…
On this edition for Saturday, Dec. 8, President Trump announces that his chief of staff, John Kelly, will leave his post by the end of the year, and tension continues in Paris as police crack down on yellow vest protesters.
Protests continued for a fourth weekend in Paris as a “yellow vest” movement that started as a protest to a new gas tax continued to tap into growing dissatisfaction across the country. Meanwhile, law enforcement is doubling down, having dispatched…
As Scotland transitions from fossil fuels to renewable energy, it is investing in an unexpected source: tidal currents. Similar to wind turbines, which sit above ground, tidal turbines are one hundred feet below water and use tides instead of wind…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Sam Weber, Connie Kargbo
Presidential historian and Pulitzer Prize-winning author Doris Kearns Goodwin recalls a humorous incident during a visit years ago to the home of former President George H.W. Bush, an ordeal that ended with him telling her, “at least you write well,”…
Fifteen years ago, the U.S. faced the worst attack on American soil since Pearl Harbor. In New York, family members read the names of the victims at a ceremony marking the anniversary, while Obama spoke at the Pentagon. Watch some…
By Sam Weber, Laura Fong
Tens of thousands of people who worked at ground zero are still coping with the long-term health effects from the worst terrorist attack in U.S. history. 15 years after the attack, doctors and researchers continue to study the connection between…
By Kevin Freking, Associated Press
President Barack Obama says the nation will never forget the lives of those killed in the Sept. 11 attacks.
By Will Lester, Associated Press
Relatives of Marie Colvin, a U.S.-born journalist who worked for the British newspaper The Sunday Times, have filed a lawsuit in federal court claiming that Syrian government officials targeted and killed her in 2012 to silence her reporting on Syria…
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