RT America -- August 21, 2014
Attorney General Eric Holder visited Ferguson, MO on Wednesday to speak with residents and assure them that the federal government will conduct a fair and in-depth investigation into the killing of Michael Brown. Following days of riots with violence coming from both protesters and police, Holder’s trip sought to ease the tensions that thrust the St. Louis suburb into the international spotlight. RT’s Manila Chan discusses the significance of the attorney general’s visit with retired DC Metro Police official, Ronald E. Hampton.
Emory University released on Thursday the two Americans who were treated for Ebola. Kent Brantly and Nancy Writebol are the first patients ever treated in the US for the potentially deadly virus. The duo was given an experimental drug called ZMapp that had been never been tested on humans. RT’s Manila Chan has more details, and also the emotional video of Brantly being released.