A group of protesters who were attacked by Turkish security officials back in May 2017 are suing the Turkish government. Murat Yasa, a Kurdish activist who is among those suing, says the attack has left with him long-term physical and psychological issues.
Eyewitness perspectives, like those of survivor Halina Litman Yasharoff Peabody, have served as invaluable educational resources for the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum since the institution opened 25 years ago. But as the number of survivors dwindle, the museum must prepare for a future without them.
Any potential money is barred by a congressional act known as the Dickey Amendment, which mandates that none of the funds available for injury prevention and control at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) would be “used to advocate or promote gun control."
President Donald Trump has been able to count on the support of many evangelical Christians. But many evangelical leaders are speaking out in favor of the DACA program that Trump has decided to cancel.
We know that when women are included in policing, given a seat at peace negotiations, and allowed to make and influence policy, the world is a safer place. Will the Trump administration take these facts into account?
Many low-income neighborhoods in the United States lack access to fresh and affordable fruits and vegetables. In New York City, a number of programs are working to close the food gap by bringing healthy foods close to home. On Living on Earth.
Sophie Lambert (U.S. Green Building Council) discusses the LEED for Neighborhood Development rating system. It could change how developers and local governments can work together to create environmentally-sound neighborhoods. On Living on Earth.
An ad campaign launched in London is causing controversy in the U.S.: the ad touts various places in the U.S. as destinations for gay tourists, but some in South Carolina didn't like their state being included on the list
Today marks the first session of the 111th Congress. There are still vacancies in the U.S. Senate and a whole lot of hullabaloo over who is going to be filling them. To mull over these issues with us is Todd Zwillich from Capitol News Connection.
A new report funded by the Center for Disease Control says the rate of HIV/AIDS infection in Washington D.C. has hit three percent. Jose Antonio Vargas, of The Washington Post, and Dr. Helene Gayle, the president and CEO of CARE, visit The Takeaway.
To take a look at how the new residents at 1600 Pennsylvania Avenue might interact with D.C.'s black community we are joined by Patrik Henry Bass, author of 'Like a Mighty Stream: The March on Washington, August 28, 1963.'
The Washington state legislature is about to make the most important decision of 2009: Should Aplets & Cotlets become the official state candy? Guest, writer Megan Seling, explains the fight and offers up an alternative.
Takeaway Contributor and sports blogger Ibrahim Abdul-Matin fled to the nearest sports bar for the exhausting finale of the now epic Celtics-Bulls match up. He's got his thoughts on what's up next in the NBA and in the NHL.
Gay marriage has been a longtime wedge issue in the U.S., but the pace of change has quickened in the last few months. Joining us to talk about this legislation and to look ahead is Suzanne Goldberg, professor at Columbia Law School.