Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

Peru's President Resigns Amid Bribery Scandal

Thursday, March 22, 2018

President Pedro Pablo Kuczynski of Peru announced his resignation on Wednesday amid a swirling bribery scandal. 


The Howard University Takeover, Fifty Years Later

Monday, March 19, 2018

A former student leader of the 1968 Howard University takeover recalls what happened 50 years ago when students shut down the institution in protest for days.


U.K. Expels Russian Diplomats After Nerve Gas Attack

Thursday, March 15, 2018

Why has Britain's response to the attempted assassination of Russian double agent Sergei Skripal appeared so tentative?


After Parkland: How Gun Laws Are Changing Across America

Friday, March 09, 2018

Several state legislatures have passed or are considering gun control measures after last month’s mass school shooting in Parkland, Florida. Is this a turning point?


Texas Primary Election: What You Need to Know

Wednesday, March 07, 2018

Voters in Texas headed to the polls on Tuesday in the nation’s first statewide primaries in the 2018 midterm election season.


Transportation Safety Rules Stalled Under Trump Administration

Monday, March 05, 2018

Many important safety rules for cars, trains, airplanes, commercial buses, trucks, and more have been rolled back or sidelined under President Trump’s direction, an investigation finds.

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Destroying Evidence? Rohingya Villages in Myanmar Obliterated

Wednesday, February 28, 2018

New images appear to show that Myanmar authorities have destroyed at least 55 abandoned Rohingya villages. Human rights groups say the locations should be treated as crime scenes. 


Uncertain Times for DACA College Students on U.S.-Mexico Border

Monday, February 26, 2018

College students who were protected by the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals program face an uneasy time with Congress still hesitating to act.


Amid Global Silence, A 'Massive Moral Failure' Is Carried Out in Syria

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

As violence against Syrian civilians continues, one journalist give her perspective on what it means to be Syrian and see your home come apart at the seams.

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Why Our Brains Are Wired to Ignore Climate Change

Monday, February 19, 2018

As humans, we are typically good about responding to immediate threats we can see, but issues like climate change can be more difficult to grasp.


Humanitarian Crisis Brings Gaza to Brink of Collapse

Thursday, February 15, 2018

A Palestinian refugee who has lived in Gaza her whole life, explains the daily challenges that she and her family are facing as a humanitarian crisis deepens.

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In Kenya, Press Freedom and Democracy Challenged

Thursday, February 08, 2018

Kenya has been in turmoil after three of the country’s largest privately-owned television stations were shut down by the government last week and forced to remain off air for days.  


Governor Ricardo Rosselló: 'Failure Is Just Not an Option Here in Puerto Rico'

Tuesday, February 06, 2018

Puerto Rico Governor Ricardo Rosselló discusses his plan to focus on charter schools as part of an effort to overhaul the island's public education system.


FEMA Ends Aid to Puerto Rico: What's Next

Wednesday, January 31, 2018

Some officials in Puerto Rico think FEMA's decision is premature, since an estimated 1 million people still remain without power and roughly 118,000 don’t have access to clean water.

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Families Reckon with Abuse After Nassar's Sentencing

Thursday, January 25, 2018

The case of former USA Gymnastics team doctor Larry Nassar has raised questions for parents about whom to trust with the care of child athletes.

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Inside the Illicit Massage Industry

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Thousands of illicit massage parlors operate across the country, generating billions of dollars, but prosecuting the suspected sex traffickers who run them can be difficult.

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As ICE Cracks Down, Activists Feel Targeted

Wednesday, January 24, 2018

Immigration and Customs Enforcement has been targeting people living here illegally with criminal records, but a series of arrests of prominent immigrant activists has raised questions.

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Yemeni Port May Close, Shutting of Humanitarian Relief for Millions

Thursday, January 18, 2018

Yemen is suffering from the worst hunger crisis in the world, but a port used to bring in much needed food and supplies could be closed by Friday.


A Key Question on North Korea: Are Sanctions The Best Way Forward?

Tuesday, January 16, 2018

Increasingly tougher sanctions from the United Nations, the United States, the European Union, and others have failed to persuade Pyongyang to give up its nuclear weapons program.

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Fighting for the Dream of Economic Justice

Monday, January 15, 2018

What might a mass mobilization effort in support of the poor look like in 2018? The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. provided a blueprint 50 years ago that still inspires today.