N. Korea: American gets 6-year sentence

North Korea sentenced American Matthew Todd Miller to 6 years of hard labor for committing “acts hostile” to the country.

Hear PA troopers harrowing 911 call

Police continue to search for whoever killed one trooper and severely injured another outside a PA police barracks.

Who will feed China’s growing middle class?

PBS NewsHour
China consumes half of the world’s pork. And the country’s growing middle class — bigger than the population of the United States — wants more meat. Nathan Halverson of The Center for Investigative Reporting looks at how China plans to meet that demand.

To tackle border crisis, US agencies aim to beef up security

PBS NewsHour
As the Department of Homeland Security contemplates the most significant restructuring since it was created after the September 11th attacks, officials from both the Custom and Border Protection and the Immigration and Custom Enforcement agencies push to beef up manpower between the U.S. and Mexico. Devlin Barrett of The Wall Street Journal joins Hari Sreenivasan from Washington.

U.S. offers support to fragile health systems to fight Ebola

PBS NewsHour: The number of deaths from the worst Ebola outbreak on record has now surpassed 2,300. To combat the epidemic, the U.S. has pledged funds, research and additional medical resources. Judy Woodruff sits down with Nancy Lindborg of the U.S. Agency for International Development for a detailed look at what the U.S. is providing.

Rare respiratory virus hospitalizes hundreds of kids in U.S.

PBS NewsHour: A respiratory virus has infected hundreds of children in the U.S., sending them to emergency rooms across the country. The rare strain causes asthma-like symptoms and can exacerbate the disease. Jeffrey Brown learns more from Dr. Anne Schuchat of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention and Dr. Gregory Conners of Children’s Mercy Hospital in Missouri.

Obama addresses the nation on ISIS

CNN: President Obama addresses the nation on what actions the U.S. plans to implement against ISIS.


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