Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

Lawsuit Alleges Abuse by ICE Against Somali Immigrants During 48-Hour Journey

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

A new lawsuit alleges that earlier this month, almost a hundred Somali immigrants who had been living in the U.S. were mistreated by ICE during a 48-hour attempted deportation journey.

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More Than 9,000 Civilians Died in Battle to Retake Mosul

Thursday, December 21, 2017

Between 9,000 and 11,000 Iraqi civilians lost their lives in the battle to liberate Iraq’s second largest city. The rate is almost 10 times greater than reported before.

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New Jersey’s Medical Examiner System in Crisis

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

New Jersey’s fragmented medical examiner system has long been plagued by dysfunction and a lack of oversight. A new investigation reveals the scale of the problem.  

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Disgraced Former Archbishop of Boston, Cardinal Bernard Law, Dead at 86

Wednesday, December 20, 2017

Cardinal Bernard Law, the archbishop of Boston who resigned in disgrace following a clergy child sex abuse scandal, died Wednesday in Vatican City.

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Coastal Communities Struggle as Beach Erosion Hits Home

Monday, December 18, 2017

As sea level rise and more powerful storms begin to affect a growing number of areas along U.S. coasts, how can coastal communities plan and prepare for what lies ahead? 

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Boston's Famed Spotlight Team Digs Into Race and Power in Bean Town

Friday, December 15, 2017

The Boston Globe’s investigative Spotlight unit is detailing the city's struggle with racism in a new series. 

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Steep Fee Hikes May Put National Parks Out of Reach

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

The daughter of a Chinese-American immigrant explains why she believes a proposed price hike by the National Park Service could hurt families like hers.

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Zimbabwe Has A New Leader. What Does it Mean for Democracy?

Tuesday, December 12, 2017

What can the U.S. do to encourage Zimbabwe to bring in democratic and economic reforms? The Takeaway hears from the U.S. Ambassador to Zimbabwe.

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16 Years On, 9/11 'Mastermind' and Co-Defendants Still Face Pretrial Hearings

Thursday, December 07, 2017

Prosecutors are seeking the death penalty for alleged 9/11 “mastermind” Khalid Sheikh Mohammed and his co-defendants.

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International Travel to the U.S. is Down. Some Blame Donald Trump.

Thursday, November 30, 2017

International travel to the U.S has been on decline this year. The cause? Some say President Trump's rhetoric and policies have made foreign visitors feel unwelcome in the country.

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Conservative Christians Watch GOP Tax Bill With Hopeful Eyes

Wednesday, November 29, 2017

The GOP tax bill would get rid of a rule that bars churches, and nonprofit charities from engaging in politics, which could create a new avenue for political spending.

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“Butcher of Bosnia,” Ratko Mladic, Convicted of War Crimes and Genocide

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Former Bosnian Serb commander, Ratko Mladic, was convicted of war crimes, genocide and crimes against humanity at a U.N. tribunal in The Hague today.

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Inside Libya’s Migrant Slave Auctions

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

Authorities in Libya are investigating reports of modern day slavery practices involving the sale of migrants.

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Fighting the Preschool-to-Prison Pipeline

Friday, November 17, 2017

Preschool is supposed to be a time of discovery and play, but new national data reveals a troubling trend when it comes to the way that some young children are disciplined.

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50 Years On, Final Documents May Break the Mystery Around JFK's Assassination

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Today is the deadline for the release of all the remaining classified government records relating to the assassination of President John F. Kennedy. Will we learn anything new?

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Kenya Repeats its Election

Thursday, October 26, 2017

Voting is taking place in a contentious repeat presidential election in Kenya today, but there are serious concerns about whether it will be legitimate.

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After Russian Meddling, Lawmakers Seek to Regulate Political Ads Online

Friday, October 20, 2017

A bipartisan group of senators have introduced a bill that would force political ads sold on platforms like Facebook to be regulated the same way as ads sold on television and radio.

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Communist Party Elites Converge in Beijing

Thursday, October 19, 2017

President Xi Jinping is expected to solidify his leadership for another five years at the 19th Congress of the Chinese Communist Party.

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Attacks Threaten Somalia's Road Toward Stability

Tuesday, October 17, 2017

This weekend's deadly attack is  undermining stability in Somalia, a nation that was already battling famine and drought while also trying to overcome a decade of violence.

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From Incarceration to Graduation: One Young Man's Dreams of College Finally Realized

Thursday, October 12, 2017

When you're a convicted felon, there is a lot to overcome before you can even start out on the pathway towards college.

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