Elizabeth Ross

Associate Producer, WGBH

Elizabeth Ross appears in the following:

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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Scientific Uncertainty Grows in the Trump Era

Wednesday, October 11, 2017

How is America's leadership in science being challenged by policies under the Trump administration?

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Brexit: A Clean Break is Not So Easy

Thursday, September 28, 2017

Negotiators have been hoping to make some headway with a fourth round of Brexit talks in Brussels this week. Will they be successful?

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The Economist Caught Between Climate Deniers and Alarmists

Friday, September 22, 2017

Bjorn Lomborg says some well-meaning climate activists give confusing and inaccurate information about climate change, and divert precious funds away from tried and tested solutions.

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Inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate Is On A Mission To Do Good

Tuesday, September 19, 2017

Amanda Gorman, the inaugural National Youth Poet Laureate, shares some of her poetry and discusses her mission for her newly created role.

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Concerns of Russian Meddling as Germany Prepares to Vote

Monday, September 18, 2017

Voters in Germany will head to the polls for federal elections next weekend, but some are worried about Russian interference. Sound familiar?

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Washington State Attorney General Sues to Protect DACA

Friday, September 08, 2017

Washington State Attorney General Bob Ferguson is co-leading a lawsuit with 15 other attorneys general challenging President Donald Trump’s decision to end DACA.

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Despite President's Speech, Americans Have Few Details on GOP Tax Pan

Thursday, August 31, 2017

President Donald Trump gave a speech on tax reform Wednesday. It has been more than 30 years since there was a tax overhaul. Will the president's plan be able to push ahead?

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Los Angeles Challenges Threat to Deny Federal Funds

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Los Angeles is suing the Trump administration over its latest threats to deny federal grant money to so-called "sanctuary cities."

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North Korea Bucks the U.N. With Latest Missile Test

Wednesday, August 30, 2017

Early Tuesday, North Korea fired a ballistic missile over a northern Japanese island. In response, President Trump said that "all options are on the table."

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Moscow Mirage? New Reports Reveal Russian Trump Tower Plan

Tuesday, August 29, 2017

While Donald Trump was campaigning to become president, a business associate sought out commercial interests for him in Russia, including a deal to build a Trump Tower in Moscow.

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Report: Exxon Actively Worked to Mislead the Public About Climate Change

Friday, August 25, 2017

An academic paper released this week definitively finds that Exxon acknowledged man-made climate change internally, but worked to misinform people publicly. 

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U.S. May Be Violating International Law with Saudi Arms Deals

Thursday, August 24, 2017

In June, Congress approved a $500 million arms deal between the U.S. and Saudi Arabia. These types of sales are nothing new, but they continue to raise a range of human rights concerns.

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Fact-Checking Trump: Seven Months In and More Than 1,000 False Claims

Thursday, August 24, 2017

A look back at some of the president's biggest misstatements and misleading claims, and how they’ve played to the American public

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After Tough Talk, NAFTA Renegotiation Begins

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

One of President Trump’s main talking points on the campaign trail was the issue of trade, and specifically NAFTA. Beginning today, President Trump has a chance to act on that.

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