Retro Report is a growing series of over 150 short documentaries that tell the history behind the news.
Context for this Week
Stories that shine a light on today’s news
A new study shows that nearly 90% of people who carry a BRCA mutation would be missed by 23andMe’s test. The study is a huge blow to the genetic testing company, which marketed itself largely as a way to predict serious diseases. Last year we looked at the history of genetic testing – what it can and can’t tell us is.
NJ has approved a bill allowing terminally ill patients to end their lives – joining 6 other states and the District of Columbia. We explored this controversial topic in “Right to Die?”
President Trump recently railed against the Flores Agreement, a landmark immigration case which governs how detained migrant children are treated. He specifically focused his ire on “Judge Flores” — but the landmark immigration case is actually named after 15-year-old Jenny Flores. Watch…..