60% of hospitals in Syria have been damaged or destroyed.
The 144-year-old U.S. fruit supplier Chiquita Brands International Inc. agreed Monday to merge with Irish tropical-fruit firm Fyffes, creating the world’s largest banana company.
Every day for 27 years, Karl Baden has captured his self-portrait against the same background, beneath the same lighting, wearing the same expression. The only thing that’s changed is time itself.
Learn more about the “king of the selfies” here.
All in the name of sport.
-Fighting “thinspiration” on social media with messages of self-acceptance.
Anonymous asked: How is Miles O'Brian doing?
Our fearless correspondent Miles O’Brien suffered an injury that resulted in an amputated arm while he was on a reporting trip. You can read about his experience on his personal blog.
As our executive producer Linda Winslow put it, “we are amazed by Miles’ determination to soldier on, in spite of his life-changing accident.”
Just today, Miles hosted a discussion on climate change.
We remain awed by his fearless spirit. Our thoughts are with him.
What’s your vice? Do you binge-watch House of Cards, love banjo music more than you’d like to admit, eat cupcakes a bit too often?
It’s Vice Week here at NewsHour. Each day, from now until Mardi Gras, you’ll be able to find a story on our website connected to a vice (today’s story is inspired by, yup you guessed it, “sloth”).
We want you to join in the fun! Take a photo of something that represents your vice and tag @NewsHour on Twitter or Instagram with #viceweek. We’ll showcase your creativity on our site all week long.
This is the wildest story we’ve heard all week:
California couple John and Mary were walking their dog when they noticed a rusty can sticking out of the ground. After digging up a grand total of eight cans, they had one of the most impressive treasure finds in U.S. history: $10 million worth of gold coins.