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Thursday, September 29, 2022
Hurricane Ian roared ashore in Southwest Florida bringing historic flooding and winds more than 140mph. Some European leaders are blaming Russia for explosions that damaged two gas pipelines in the Baltic sea. And the Bank of England steps in to prevent economic turmoil in the UK.
Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Hurricane Ian is making its presence known on Florida's Gulf Coast after knocking out power all over Cuba. Two and a half million people are under evacuation orders across the state. There are a lot of questions about leaks at two offshore pipelines that transport Russian gas to Europe. Several nations have called the leaks suspicious and point the finger at Moscow. And what's the Biden administration's plan to get Americans better access to healthy food?
Tuesday, September 27, 2022
The founder of the far-right Oath Keepers militia group will stand trial for his role in the attack on the U.S. Capitol. Why this case could have far-reaching implications for other January 6 defendants. A gunman opened fire at a military recruitment center in Russia's Siberia region yesterday. It's part of a growing resistance in Russia against a military mobilization to support the ongoing war in Ukraine. And protests in Iran over the killing of 22-year-old woman intensify.
Monday, September 26, 2022
A far-right nationalist is on track to become Italy's first female prime minister. What led Italians to back a candidate who is accused of spreading white supremacist ideas? Also, thousands of Russian men are fleeing the country to avoid military service under President Putin's mobilization order. Plus, why NASA scientists are getting ready to slam one of their spacecrafts into an asteroid.
The Black Gate: A Uyghur Family's Story, Part 2
In the second and final part of our series "The Black Gate: A Uyghur's Family's Story," a Uyghur man returns to China to find his children who've been sent to "boarding schools" and his wife who's spent two years in prison. In the Xinjiang region of western China, hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic groups have been arrested and detained. Many are still desperately searching for their families.
Saturday, September 24, 2022
Global markets tumbled this week, deepening fears of a possible recession ahead. Hurricane Fiona weakens to a post tropical storm as it hits eastern Canada. Some Russian men flee to Turkey as they try to avoid the military call up to fight in Ukraine.
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