In our Wednesday news wrap, White House economic adviser Kevin Hassett said the jobs of Federal Reserve Chairman Jerome Powell and Treasury Secretary Steve Mnuchin are safe. President Trump has repeatedly criticized Powell, while Mnuchin has taken fire for comments…
Japan announced Wednesday that it is leaving the International Whaling Commission to resume commercial hunts for the animals for the first time in 30 years, but said it would no longer go to the Antarctic for its much-criticized annual killings.
By Mari Yamaguchi, Associated Press
Archaeologists at the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration have made a startling discovery off the coast of Alaska: Whaling ships that sank 144 years ago. NewsHour Weekend's Zachary Green reports.
By PBS NewsHour
Japanese commercial whale fleets are accused of altering their records in the late 1960s, according to a study published recently in the journal Royal Society Open Science.
By Carey Reed
By Ariel Min
Japan has been ordered to immediately halt whaling off Antarctica, after the United Nations’ International Court of Justice voted on Monday, 12 to 4, against Japan’s JARPA II special permits, which are issued for scientific research.
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