When the Parthenon in Athens fell into ruins in early the 1800s, a British ambassador with permission from the Ottoman Empire preserved about half the sculptures, which are now at the British Museum. But Greeks for centuries have wanted them back; the deal was made before their country fought for independence from the monarchy. NewsHour […]
Puerto Rico’s Center for Investigative Journalism, the Associated Press and Quartz compiled an extensive database of nearly 500 victims of Hurricane Maria whose families say that mismanagement, poor communication and damaged infrastructure were to blame for the deaths. Ana Campoy, Latin America reporter for Quartz, joins Hari Sreenivasan from Dallas.
On Christmas Eve in 2011, Hassan Ali, then a 13-year-old migrant from Egypt, was saved from a capsizing dinghy when he was crossing the Mediterranean Sea to reach Europe. After spending time in a refugee camp in Sicily, Italy, Ali decided to dedicate his life to saving other migrants from drowning on similar journeys. Ivette […]