FROM John Sutter
The Disappearing Marshall Islands President Obama met in Paris today with the leaders of six low-lying countries—like Barbados and the Marshall Islands—that are most at risk from rising seas. In fact, several of these countries could disappear entirely.
A Trip Down the San Joaquin California’s second longest river runs 417 miles, from the Sierra Nevadas near Yosemite to the San Francisco Bay. The advocacy group American Rivers recently named it the most endangered river in the country. The threats: over engineering, over diversion and just plain old overuse. It was these threats - and the idea that a river could die - that inspired CNN’s John Sutter to travel the river on kayak... and sometimes on foot.
Bassem Youssef and Sara Taksler on 'Tickling Giants' Known as the "Jon Stewart of Egypt," Bassem Youssef hosted a satirical news show that was the first of its kind in the Middle East. The show was immensely popular, until the military-backed government forced Youssef off the air and out of the country. Youssef and director Sara Taksler tell us about their documentary Tickling Giants, which profiles Youssef’s leap from heart surgeon to super star satirist.
What does the Paris terrorist attack mean for Europe? There was another terrorist attack in Paris Thursday. A police officer was killed, two other officers were wounded, and the shooter was killed. Officials are calling the attack terrorism. There have been more than a half dozen terrorist attacks in France over the past two years.
Lead poisoning hits LA County It’s been three years since the lead crisis in Flint, Michigan began. Flint residents are still drinking bottled water. In LA County, there are areas with even higher rates of lead contamination, and in places you wouldn’t expect, like wealthy San Marino.