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February 24 2017

02:50

In Eastern Virginia, Mixed Feelings on Trump's Trans Restroom Guidance

Gloucester County, Va., is embroiled in a battle over transgender restrooms. The case of one of its high school students is slated to be argued before the Supreme Court next month.
00:53

PHOTOS: The Final Hours Of A Dakota Access Pipeline Protest Camp

On Thursday morning, law enforcement cleared out the Oceti Sakowin camp in North Dakota, ending a months-long protest against the completion of the nearby Dakota Access Pipeline.
00:38

Private Prisons Back In Mix For Federal Inmates As Sessions Rescinds Order

In dropping the Obama-era order to phase out private prisons, Sessions writes that a return to earlier methods allows the flexibility "to meet the future needs of the federal correctional system."
00:19

Vice President Pence To CPAC: 'We're In The Promise-Keeping Business'

Pence, whose brand of conservatism is more traditionally suited for the annual confab than President Trump's, spoke Thursday evening.

February 23 2017

23:59

A U.S. Commander Works With Iraqi Forces To Fight 'Brutal Enemy' ISIS

As the war against ISIS enters a tough new phase, a visit with Lt. Gen. Stephen J. Townsend, the senior American commander in Iraq, shows his coalition troops deeply involved in the fight.
23:23

Former Rep. Giffords: Lawmakers Should 'Have Some Courage,' Hold Town Halls

Gabrielle Giffords responded to a Texas Republican who said he was not holding public meetings because groups from "more violent strains of the leftist ideology" were threatening public safety.
23:13

A Citizens' Petition Calls For A New French President: Barack Obama

He's got "the best resume in the world for the job," according to the "Obama 2017" campaign. They even have a slogan: "Oui on peut!" (That's French for "Yes we can"). Some 27,000 people are on board.
22:50

Major League Baseball Poised To Change Intentional Walk Rule

The proposed rule change would mean forgoing actually throwing four pitches. Instead, the bench would simply signal to the umpire that the manager wants to give the batter a free pass.
22:09

Who Declares A Famine? And What Does That Actually Mean?

Just as we rank hurricanes and earthquakes, officials have developed a five-phase scale to rank food crises.
22:03

On Tillerson And Kelly Visit, Mexico Seeks 'Clarity' On Immigration Proposals

Just days after the Department of Homeland Security detailed how it will implement President Trump's policies, Mexican officials warned Thursday they would not accept "measures imposed unilaterally."
21:26

New Orleans And The Hard Work Of Pushing Down The Murder Rate

President Trump is promising to crack down on crime. But police crackdowns have already been tried in cities such as New Orleans, which is now enduring a resurgence in homicide.
21:26

Russian Defense Minister Says His Military Has Tested 162 Weapons In Syria

Sergei Shoigu praised Russia's military prowess in Syria, noting that of 162 weapons tested, 10 performed below expectations. Human rights groups say Russia's campaign has come at a horrific cost.
21:17

Amid U.S.-Mexico Strains, Tillerson And Kelly Take On 'Tough Trip'

Talks between Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and Homeland Security chief John Kelly with their Mexican counterparts were intended to smooth out growing tensions between the two countries.
21:09

Beyonce Cancels On Coachella, Planning To Return In 2018

One of the world's biggest stars pulls out from one of the world's largest festivals — on doctor's orders.
21:01

What's Next For Transgender Rights Lawsuits With School Guidance Rescinded

Lawyers fighting over the scope of civil rights law for transgender people are urging the Supreme Court to bring some clarity to the issues.

February 22 2017

12:19

Italy's angry taxi protests called off

Taxi drivers in Italy have called off their protests over delays to legislation regulating the ride-hire app Uber and other services. A deal has been reached with the government.
12:15

German government approves measures to fast-track deportations

The German cabinet has agreed a raft of new measures aimed at streamlining the deportation of failed asylum seekers.
10:31

Syrian rebels clash with ISIL in northern Syria

The fighting follows Turkey's announcement that it had killed 44 jihadists in the city, and reported US airstrikes on Monday
10:27

Distressing footage shows fast-moving tyre floor pedestrian in Brazil

This is the moment CCTV captured a man being knocked to the ground by a stray tyre.
09:56

Poisonous political rhetoric is a danger to the world warns Amnesty International

The rise in poisonous political rhetoric is threatening to roll back human rights and creating a more dangerous world, Amnesty International has warned.
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