Interview: Botched Oklahoma execution sparks debate about lethal injection

HILARY: The Oklahoma execution that went awry Tuesday night has re-sparked international debate over lethal injection. Today, a spokesman for the United Nations Human Rights Commission in Geneva said the botched execution could amount to cruel, inhuman and degrading treatment. One of the problems with the execution was the lack of appropriate drugs. BACK ANNOUNCE: […]

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Earth Day: for politicians, a chance to step up

  Host Intro- Today marks the end of the Earth Week. A week dedicated to support environment protection. Politicians are giving earth day presents to their constituents. Asabe Vincent-Otiono reports on why these politicians need to take a step back. …………………………… Earth Day week began with proclamations from politicians all around the globe. New York […]

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NYPD and Brooklyn District Attorney square off over marijuana laws

Host Intro: This week, the Brooklyn District Attorney announced that his office would no longer prosecute people arrested with small amount of marijuana. Today, drug law reform advocates held a rally in Brooklyn to celebrate. Chris Mossa has more.   Brooklyn has more marijuana arrests than any other borough. The DA’s office prosecuted 8,500 cases […]

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