Apr 20, 2013 | 6:00Day 6 Watertown Lockdown Audio
Day 6 Watertown Lockdown Apr 20, 2013 | 6:00An explosion of gunfire began early on Friday morning in Watertown, Massachusetts as police engaged in a shootout with the two suspects in the Boston marathon bombing. By the time the fire fight was over, Tamerlan Tsarnaev was dead, and his brother, Dzokh
Jan 26, 2012 | 10:31Dispatches Red Cross: "Text messages saving lives in Haiti" - Jan. 26, 2012 Audio
Dispatches Red Cross: "Text messages saving lives in Haiti" - Jan. 26, 2012 Jan 26, 2012 | 10:312 years after the earthquake, Haiti remains a disaster-in-progress. But the earthquake has led to succesful new tech applications such as TERA -- the Trilogy Emergency Relief Application -- developed by the International Federation of the Red Cross and Red Crescent. Sharon Reader of the IFRC spoke with Rick about it.
May 10, 2012 | 9:40Dispatches Will Syria descend into civil war? - May 10/12 Audio
Dispatches Will Syria descend into civil war? - May 10/12 May 10, 2012 | 9:40Reporter Laura Lynch is in Syria, where the ongoing conflict between armed opposition factions and the Syrian government has produced a a country full of rabbitholes, all of them full. Outside of the capital Damascus, gunfire's replacing artillery fire in cities like Homs as the nature of the conflict starts to shift.
Oct 5, 2012 | 5:04Day 6 Abortion Boat Turned Away From Moroccan Harbour Audio
Day 6 Abortion Boat Turned Away From Moroccan Harbour Oct 5, 2012 | 5:04A boat powered by the Dutch activist group, Women on Waves, was turned away from a Moroccan port this week. The group offers women information about abortions and will even provide safe medical abortions on the boat. Abortions are illegal in Morocco but the group of gynecologists behind this mission say that the abortions will be done in international waters, making them perfectly legal. We'll take you on board the ship and talk to Dr. Rebecca Gomperts.
Oct 26, 2012 | 6:50Day 6 Greg Smith on Leaving Goldman Sachs Audio
Day 6 Greg Smith on Leaving Goldman Sachs Oct 26, 2012 | 6:50Former Goldman Sachs VP Greg Smith made a splash with a very public resignation from the financial firm in March with an op-ed in the New York Times. In it, he detailed how he believes the culture of the firm had turned toxic, and accused his co-workers of callously ripping clients off. His new book Why I Left Goldman Sachs: A Wall Street Story was releasesd this week.
Dec 14, 2012 | 6:10Day 6 Are Syria's al-Nusra Fighters Terrorists? Audio
Day 6 Are Syria's al-Nusra Fighters Terrorists? Dec 14, 2012 | 6:10This week the U.S. government called a group of Syrian rebels known as Jabhat al-Nusra, terrorists. Canada hasn't gone that far but foreign affairs minister John Baird has expressed concerns over the group's ties to al Qaeda. So exactly how important is this newly designated terrorist group to the fight against Assad? David Enders has been on the front lines in Syria, along side al Nusra fighters.
Mar 9, 2013 | 11:28Day 6 Remembering Hugo Chavez Audio
Day 6 Remembering Hugo Chavez Mar 9, 2013 | 11:28To truly understand the late Hugo Chavez's legacy, you need to start with his hero Simon Bolivar. Bolivar family descendant Thor Halvorssen talks about Venezuela's founding father and about Chavez's connection to the man who inspired his own Bolivarian Revolution. And New Yorker magazine writer Jon Lee Anderson joins Brent to explore the legacy left by Hugo Chavez.