Last week, police in Malawi received orders to shoot on sight anyone they see assaulting an albino. There and in other African countries, albinos’ lives are at risk. To help them, the UN made a move by declaring June 13 international albinism day.
The International New York Auto Show starts today, at the Javits Convention Center.
One category trying to get attention is electric cars. Lots of new cars are being displayed there. Some companies have decided to show their latest environment-friendly cars, even though electric cars’ sales in the US are not taking off.
Gregoire Molle reports.
The Justice Department will soon press corruption charges against New Jersey senator Robert Menendez. The case centers on the financial relationship between Menendez and a Florida ophthalmologist. That’s happening less than a month months after Assembly Speaker Sheldon Silver was indicted for corruption. Fordham Law School hosted a conference today to address how corruption affects American politics, and suggested a few answers.
President Obama is asking Congress to give him the power to take military action in the Middle East. He is seeking approval to fight the self-proclaimed Islamic State, or ISIS. But it seems like Congress doesn’t want to grant these war powers to the President. Gregoire Molle explores what are the long-term worries of a decision that needs to be taken soon.
For more than fifty years, the building at 152 Manhattan Avenue, in Williamsburg has been home to a pre-school. By the end of the month, it won’t. As Gregoire Molle reports, gentrification in the neighborhood is affecting daycares, too. (00:15) ____________________ AMBI teacher greeting a child. Fades in under narration. Parents will be bringing their […]