Author: Michael Sellers

COVID-19 Pandemic & Xenophobia

Instances of hate crimes and anti-Asian sentiment are on the rise in the U.S., as repercussions of the coronavirus outbreak escalate. One Detroit’s Christy McDonald speaks with Roland Hwang, and Richard Mui to learn more.

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  • U.S. puts troops on high alert as Russia-Ukraine tensions escalate

    It's the most acute crisis between the West and Russia since the end of the Cold War, and both sides escalated their military deployments Monday. The United States is putting troops on higher alert, NATO says it will reinforce its eastern flank, and Russia is adding to its existing 100,000 troops on Ukraine's borders. Nick Schifrin reports.

  • News Wrap: Supreme Court rejects GOP challenge to proxy voting in the House

    In our news wrap Monday, the United States Supreme Court rejected a Republican lawsuit against proxy voting in the House of Representatives, but agreed to hear challenges to affirmative action in college admissions for the first time since 2016. Federal prosecutors in Minneapolis charged that three former police officers violated George Floyd's civil rights in failing to stop his murder.

  • Examining the U.S. response options to the Russia-Ukraine conflict

    The North Atlantic Treaty Organization is increasing its troop presence in Eastern Europe, and the United States announced Monday it was putting 8,500 troops on high alert to deploy to the region. Judy Woodruff discusses the details of the latest developments with two experts.