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How at-home DNA tests helped solve this 30-year-old murder

JUDY WOODRUFF: So far this year, law enforcement has identified over 70 suspects using a new technique called genetic genealogy. This is the same tool that detectives in California last year used to identify the so-called Golden State Killer. In the first of two stories, William Brangham explains how this tool works and why it’s […]

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DNA Analysis Reveals Troubling News About Shrunken Heads

NARRATOR: In the mid-19th century, the Amazon’s rubber trees and mineral riches brought traders, miners, and missionaries to the region. Settlements sprung up in or near Shuar territory. The fake head suggests some of these colonial settlers wanted a piece of the lucrative trade in shrunken heads, making a fast buck selling fake heads to […]

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The Gangs That Inherited Pablo Escobar’s Drug Empire: Cooking with Cocaine

We were being driven through the streets of Medellin known as the world’s cocaine capital our escorts were members of a powerful drug gang Getting access to one of the most feared criminal organizations in the world Meant that we had to give up our phones and agree to be blindfolded We were completely at […]

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Part 1: Six Day War Massacre: USS Liberty Veterans Reveal Truth About Israeli Attack

question have you ever heard the true story of Israel's massacre of American servicemen on the USS Liberty well if you haven't heard it stay tuned because we're going to tell you the real story on today's edition a true news welcome to true news this is a special edition of true news I'm requires […]

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