6 August 2020
When the world's first nuclear weapon was dropped on her home on this day 75 years ago, it changed Koko Kondo's life forever, but meeting the man who dropped it changed her life again.
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6 Aug: I have been reporting on the difficulties in Lebanon for many years, but what I saw yesterday was unimaginable. When I drove to the port area, all I saw was total devastation. Beirut looked like a war zone, writes Cherine Yazbeck.... more
6 Aug: Well before the explosion in Beirut, and even the coronavirus pandemic which upended the world, Lebanon was in the midst of the worst economic crisis in its history. This is how it all unfolded.... more
6 Aug: Plenty has happened in the world of US politics this month. Come and hang out with your fellow US politics tragics and let's see if we're any closer to figuring out who'll win the 2020 election.... more
5 Aug: Neil Young accuses the President and his campaign of copyright infringement for using his anthem Rockin' In The Free World at public events. But the history of Trump's use of famous songs suggests the case will be complicated.... more