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In our news wrap Monday, COVID-19 numbers continue to rise sharply as much of California goes into lockdown, President-elect Joe Biden announces his selections to oversee the pandemic and health care, the top elections official in Georgia has re-certified the…
In Venezuela, President Nicolas Maduro has presided over an economic and societal collapse. The country’s health care system was already coming apart even before the coronavirus pandemic struck. Now, COVID-19 patients are filling ICUs that lack supplies, and doctors are…
By Marcia Biggs
The man recognized by the U.S. and over 50 other nations as Venezuela’s rightful president took his seat at the National Assembly and led opposition lawmakers in boisterously singing the country’s anthem.
By Fabiola Sanchez, Associated Press
After Tuesday’s violent clashes, Wednesday dawned quiet in Caracas but eventually grew chaotic again. Police threw tear gas at Venezuelans demonstrating in support of opposition leader Juan Guaido. Meanwhile, it was unclear why Guaido’s earlier talks with military leaders about…
By William Brangham
Although anti-Maduro protests exploded on the streets of Caracas Tuesday, by nightfall it was unclear if the Venezuelan military had heeded opposition leader Juan Guaido’s call to abandon President Maduro. William Brangham talks to Carlos Vecchio, U.S. representative of Venezuela’s…
In our news wrap Wednesday, congressional Democrats are turning up the heat over special counsel Robert Mueller’s Russia report. The House Judiciary Committee authorized subpoenas for the report and any related materials, while Republicans called the move reckless. Meanwhile, the…
By PBS NewsHour
On this edition for Sunday, Feb. 3, growing calls for Virginia Gov. Ralph Northam to resign, and with the United States out of the Paris climate agreement, China takes the lead. Also, the largest living organism on the planet is…
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