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Learn more about your world through in-depth analysis and on-the-ground reports. (Updated periodically)

    News Wrap: Hong Kong's leader says law criminalizing dissent has brought stability

    News Wrap: Hong Kong's leader says law criminalizing dissent has brought stability

    In our news wrap Wednesday, Hong kong's chief executive says the territory has regained stability thanks to a national security law imposed by China, a deadline expires in Ethiopia for leaders in a rebellious northern region to surrender, and soccer legend Diego Maradona dies at age 60.
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    • 4 min
    Six months after George Floyd's death, what has changed in Minneapolis?

    Six months after George Floyd's death, what has changed in Minneapolis?

    Six months ago, George Floyd was killed under the knee of a Minneapolis police officer, triggering protests and spasms of property destruction in cities across America. The Minneapolis Police Department is now facing calls for its abolition while struggling with high attrition and low morale. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro reports as part of his series, "Agents for Change."
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    • 8 min
    Mexican chef Gabriela Cámara on food as a force for social good

    Mexican chef Gabriela Cámara on food as a force for social good

    Cuisine inspired by Mexico can be found almost everywhere in the United States. But at chef Gabriela Cámara's restaurants -- on both sides of the border -- dishes with fresh, local ingredients put a unique twist on traditional favorites. Jeffrey Brown caught up with Cámara to discuss why she sees food as a powerful social force. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 8 min
    News Wrap: Attacks imminent on Ethiopia's rebel-held region

    News Wrap: Attacks imminent on Ethiopia's rebel-held region

    In our news wrap Tuesday, more cities and states are reimposing COVID-19 curbs days before Thanksgiving, human rights groups are sounding alarms over Ethiopia's imminent attack on a rebel region, twin explosions killed 14 people in Afghanistan, and David Dinkins, New York City's first Black mayor has died. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 3 min
    How Mexico City became a global center for contemporary art

    How Mexico City became a global center for contemporary art

    Mexico is a country where violence often dominates headlines. But in recent years, its capital has experienced something of a contemporary arts boom. Mexico City's annual Zona Maco festival has grown to become Latin America's largest art fair -- and a global center of creative culture. Jeffrey Brown reports on how the impact of Mexico's artistic surge can be felt far beyond museums. PBS NewsHour is supported by - https://www.pbs.org/newshour/about/funders

    • 7 min
    Battered by storms, Central Americans struggle to survive amid COVID-19

    Battered by storms, Central Americans struggle to survive amid COVID-19

    During the past three weeks two massive hurricanes -- Eta and Iota -- have slammed into Central America causing devastation to a region already reeling from the COVID-19 pandemic. Nick Schifrin reports on how many across Central America are still struggling to survive.
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    • 6 min

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