Ten top contenders for the Democratic Party presidential nomination will face off in Houston Thursday night. Polls show former Vice President Joe Biden maintaining his lead, and as Mike O'Sullivan reports, the others hope to gain ground as they head toward next year's party preference votes and U.S. presidential election.
Nearly three months of protests have rocked Hong Kong amid a harsh police crackdown, widespread arrests, and fears of suppression by Beijing. On Wednesday, Hong Kong chief executive Carrie Lam announced plans to withdraw a controversial extradition bill that sparked the unrest, but pro-democracy activists are pressing for more. Mike O'Sullivan reports on how the current demonstrations are the latest in a long history of protest in the Chinese semi-autonomous region.
Among protesters on the streets of Kong Kong are many who are prompted by their religious faith. Christians, like others in Hong Kong, are divided in their politics, but as Mike O'Sullivan reports, Christians in the pro-democracy movement say they hope to be a voice for peaceful change.
Protesters rallied in Hong Kong again on Sunday, as anti-government demonstrations, now in their 11th week, continue. Mike O’Sullivan reports that the protests were first sparked by an extradition bill, but are now broadly aimed at maintaining Hong’s Kong’s special status within China.