March 29, 2023

What mass shooters have in common, and what they don’t

While some conservative pundits say there’s a rise in transgender mass shooters, data from the Gun Violence Archive show that transgender shooters are far less likely to commit such crimes compared to cisgender shooters. We also looked at data from the Violence Project that found actual commonalities among mass shooters.

July 25, 2022

Tracking Human Trafficking

Human trafficking remains a global problem according to the 2022 edition of the U.S. State Department’s “Trafficking in Persons” report.

Armed in America
June 5, 2022

Armed in America

In our Armed in America series, CGTN’s Owen Fairclough explores the facets on U.S. gun culture and policy.

March 15, 2022

Afghanistan Now

  Tune in to CGTN’s Afghanistan report on the brain drain of Afghan specialists CGTN’s Toby Muse has been in Afghanistan reporting on the first six months of the new Taliban government. In a forthcoming report he will examine the impact of the brain drain […]

December 8, 2021

U.S. still grappling with racism and discrimination

NYC’s segregated public school systems New York City has one of the most segregated public school systems in the country. The vast gap between rich and poor, and often different races, is reflected in classrooms from the most neglected to the best-funded.  We look at […]

November 7, 2021

Global food prices are at highest level in 45 years

Around the world it’s more expensive than ever to buy basic staples including meat, dairy, cereals, oils, and sugar. When adjusting for inflation, food prices are more expensive now than in the last 45 years, according to the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization’s Food Price […]

November 2, 2021

Why is the Virginia governor’s race so important?

Six million voters in the U.S. state of Virginia are eligible to cast their ballot for a new governor by Nov. 2. While that’s only a small percentage of U.S. voters, political watchers are closely watching every aspect of the election. Here’s why.

October 6, 2021

Can context resolve Cancel Culture?

Cancel Culture has been around for much longer than the Black Lives Matter movement.But George Floyd’s murder and the worldwide reckoning over racial injustice it sparked accelerated the “cancellation” of divisive symbols. And yet can these divisions be reconciled with enough context?

June 7, 2021

Project Earth

We tell the stories of confronting the climate crisis, one of the most pressing problems confronting the world.

May 28, 2021

Jewish settlements will likely continue despite ceasefire

While Israel and Hamas continue to adhere to a ceasefire, in the predominantly Palestinian neighborhood of Sheikh Jarrah in East Jerusalem — the initial flash point of the recent violence — little has changed. Here, Palestinian families, many of them refugees, still face dispossession of […]

May 11, 2021

Asian-American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month

May marks the Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, but this occasion comes amid a dramatic surge in the number of anti-Asian attacks across America. Take a look at some of the stories, lives, and people that this month celebrates.

Brazil: The Human Cost of COVID 19
April 12, 2021

Brazil: The human cost of COVID-19

Brazil has second-most COVID deaths in the world,  many acknowledge the virus is out of control. This Human Cost of COVID-19 is a multi-part series of human-nature stories behind the pandemic: the suffering, the heroism, the admirable work and behavior of so many that go muted or under-reported.   Episode 1: A study […]

March 22, 2021

COVID & Native Americans

CGTN traveled to the Cheyenne River Sioux Native American reservation in South Dakota where tribal authorities are battling the coronavirus.

April 29, 2020

Will there be enough meat?

President Donald Trump signed an Executive Order Tuesday that would force meat processing plants to stay open to prevent a shortage in the food supply. The order uses the Defense Production Act to categorize meat processing as critical infrastructure. More than 20 meatpacking plants have […]

September 26, 2019

Whistleblower complaint says Trump abused power

Read the whistleblower complaint at the center of an impeachment inquiry on President Donald Trump. It alleges Trump abused the power of his office to “solicit interference from a foreign country” in next year’s U.S. election.

September 25, 2019

Trump prodded Ukraine leader on Biden claims

U.S. President Donald Trump repeatedly prodded Ukraine’s new leader to work with Rudy Giuliani and the U.S. attorney general to investigate Democratic political rival Joe Biden, according to an unclassified official account of the a phone call released Wednesday.