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Participants gathered for the “March for Black Lives” on June 20, 2015, near Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church in Charleston, S.C., where nine people were killed on Wednesday. Credit: Carlo Allegri/Reuters Hundreds gathered in...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Finally tonight, saving the African elephant by destroying elephant ivory. Yesterday, more than one ton of illegal elephant ivory was put on display in the center of Times Square by the U.S. Fish...
Watch VideoHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: Wednesday’s massacre draws attention to the estimated 260,000 suspected hate crimes that happened in America every year, according to the Department of Justice’s Bureau of...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN: Reuters reporter Luciana Lopez has been in South Carolina covering the story. She joins me now from Mount Pleasant, South Carolina. So, what more do we know today about Dylann Roof and his...
Ella Eliakim, 21, smokes on the roof of her apartment building in Lower Manhattan. The minimum age to buy cigarettes and tobacco was raised to 21 in New York City on May 18, 2014. On Friday, Hawaii became the first state to raise the legal smoking...
Watch Video | Listen to the AudioHARI SREENIVASAN, PBS NEWSHOUR WEEKEND ANCHOR: We turn now to one of Emanuel AME’s trustees, who is also a Charleston City councilman, William Dudley Gregorie. He calls the shootings “racially-motivated...