The World This Weekend with Marcia Young

The World This Weekend is a comprehensive half-hour news and information program.

It wraps up the day's events on Saturdays and Sundays, bringing Canadians the latest developments on the key stories at home and around the world.

Journalists report not only what's happening, but why it's happening, providing context and analysis, along with feature-length documentaries.

World Headlines

New Arizona shooting range reviews policy after 9-year-old kills gun instructor video
The accidental shooting death of a gun-range instructor by a 9-year-old girl with an Uzi has set off a powerful debate over youngsters and guns, with many people wondering what sort of parents would let a child handle a submachine gun.
Boston Marathon bombing victim marries nurse who helped him recover
Sixteen months after the attack killed three people and injured more than 260, including James Costello, he married Krista D'Agostino, the nurse who helped him recover.
U.S. budget office downgrades GDP growth estimate to 1.5%
The Congressional Budget Office on Wednesday forecast that the U.S. economy will grow by just 1.5 per cent in 2014, undermined by a poor performance during the first three months of the year.
Photos Spain's tomato festival gets messy
Billed as the 'world's biggest food fight' - La Tomatina is held the last Wednesday of August each year in the town of Bunol, near Valencia in Spain. Thousands flock to the town to fling more than 100 tons of over-ripe tomatoes at each other.
Cops crew member among 2 killed in police shooting
Police who opened fire while disrupting a robbery at a fast-food restaurant in Omaha struck and killed a crew member with the Cops television show and the suspect, who was carrying a pellet gun, authorities say.