RT America News - March 21, 2018

Boris Johnson compares Russia’s World Cup to Hitler’s Olympics

Tensions are heightened tensions between the UK and Russia in the wake of a  nerve gas attack on former Russian spy Sergei Skripal and his daughter. British Foreign Minister Boris Johnson gave his first testimony today to the Foreign Affairs Committee. RT America’s Ed Schultz reports.

 

Mortar attack kills 44 in Syria

Dozens of civilians are dead in Damascus, Syria after militants hit a market with mortar fire. Meanwhile, thousands continue to flee into government-held territory as the Syrian army retakes Eastern Ghouta. RT America’s Dan Cohen has more.

 

New York lawmakers seek alternative ways to tackle opioid crisis

House lawmakers are expected to introduce more than two dozen federal bills aimed at ending the opioid epidemic. In New York City, officials have announced plans of their own to tackle this nationwide epidemic at the local level. RT America’s Trinity Chavez reports.

 

Free property, free education & free money?

You may have heard places like Alaska actually pay people to move there to keep their population stable. It turns out rural towns are trying to woo people to move in, too. RT America’s Natasha Sweatte takes a closer look at the incentives.