Classical music appears to be in big trouble, as American symphony orchestras face big deficits and shrinking audiences
Sharon Lane was mystified as her adopted Buddhist son became increasingly despondent; then she found his science tests
Document obtained by Al Jazeera reveals the State Department knew of security problems but failed to correct them.
Jean Claude Duvalier, also known as "Baby Doc," ruled Haiti as a brutal dictator for years until he was ousted in 1986. Now he's back in the country, and being treated like a high dignitary. Special correspondent Soledad O'Brien reports.
As the U.S. weighs plans for carrying out limited air strikes in Syria, ordinary Syrians tell America Tonight what they think.
The Oglala Sioux tribe has long struggled with an epidemic of alcoholism, even though alcohol sales and possession are illegal.
Martin Luther King, Jr's. adviser and speechwriter Clarence Jones and chief of staff Wyatt Tee Walker recall the making of the "Letter from Birmingham City Jail, one of the most important texts of the civil rights movement.
A mother who lost her son and brother to gang violence and other residents speak out about what can be done.
Derek "Shotgun" Brown returns to the corner where he founded the Unknown Vice Lords. "The guys throwing up 'Unknown," it just shames me.”
Duke University researchers attempt to use one deadly disease to eradicate another.
In ACT 1 viewers are introduced to the issue of the overwhelming level of gun violence in Chicago. Last year Chicago had the dubious distinction of being the most violent city in America. Central characters from the program are introduced. Derek "Shotgun" Brown, a former chief of the Vicelords gang is our entree into the Chicago underworld. Other characters include Jack Riley, Special Agent in Charge of the DEA in Chicago; Rev Robin Hood, leading gun violence activist on the Westside, and Mike Shields, head of the Police union in Chicago.
Explore the most pressing issues with groundbreaking investigative pieces, thought-provoking profiles and interviews with prominent newsmakers. AMERICA TONIGHT takes current affairs out of the studio and into the street, reporting from around the country.
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