By PBS NewsHour
Raging wildfires this season in Russia have turned the shores of Lake Baikal, the world's largest and deepest freshwater lake in Siberia, into an inferno. NewsHour's Stephen Fee reports.
By Associated Press
President Barack Obama is rejecting Russia's military campaign in Syria, saying it fails to distinguish between terrorist groups and moderate rebel forces with a legitimate interest in a negotiated end to the civil war.
As Russia launched more airstrikes in Syria, President Obama announced that the U.S. would not use the Syrian conflict as a superpower proxy war. Overnight, the U.S.-led coalition demanded that Russia stop targeting groups other than the Islamic State. Chief…
By Robert Burns, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Pentagon is grappling with whether the U.S. should use military force to protect U.S. trained and equipped Syrian rebels now that they may be the targets of Russian airstrikes.
Thursday on the NewsHour, a gunman opens fire at an Oregon community college, killing at least 10. Also: Russia launches airstrikes in Syria for a second day, a bipartisan push for prison reform legislation, revisiting the furor caused by controversial…
Unleashing another round of airstrikes in Syria, the Russian military maintain they’re targeting the Islamic State, but the Pentagon and a rebel group backed by the CIA challenged that account. Amid the conflicting claims, Russian and American military officials discussed…
Iraqi Prime Minister Haider al-Abadi joins chief foreign correspondent Margaret Warner to discuss Russia’s launch of military action in Syria, whether Iraq would allow Russian forces inside its borders to fight the Islamic State and the announcement of a pact…
How do Russian military actions affect the conflict in Syria and American operations against the Islamic State? Judy Woodruff speaks with Steven Simon of Dartmouth College and Andrew Weiss of the Carnegie Endowment for International Peace.
Hours after the Russian parliament authorized military action in Syria, aircraft bombed a number of sites in Syria. But exactly what the Russians hit -- and why -- remain unclear. Moscow reported attacking Islamic State targets, but the Free Syrian…
Wednesday on the NewsHour, Russia launches airstrikes in Syria, but who are they targeting? Also; Iraq’s prime minister discusses the fight against the Islamic State, the latest drama on Capitol Hill, how the expansion of Medicaid enrollment has strained health…
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