February 16, 2018
Today, reporter Jason Strother gives us a wrap-up of the first week of the Winter Games in South Korea. He also has a story about the start of Lunar New Year. Plus, The World's Monica Campbell fills us in on where immigration reform stands in Washington. And Leo Hornak in London has the story of two British towns with competing historical claims related to Julius Caesar.
February 15, 2018
Today, we look at Wednesday's tragic school shooting in Florida. We'll hear from former Homeland Security adviser Fran Townsend. Reporter Jason Margolis looks at the difficulties of getting fresh craft beer to overseas markets. And we hear from a monk who thinks artificial intelligence needs a lesson in ethics.
February 14, 2018
Here's one you don't get every Valentine's Day — a bi-lingual love story from Finland. Plus, how the unified Korean women's ice hockey team came together in their Olympic matchup against Japan. And, residents of Kisumu, Kenya get a sneak preview of the new "Black Panther" movie.
February 13, 2018
Britain is betting big on wind energy and making offshore wind turbines less expensive in the process. Also, one unaccompanied minor's journey from El Salvador to Oakland, California. And a conversation with an anti-racism activist in France.
February 12, 2018
After Hurricane Maria, the federal government helped thousands of Puerto Ricans find temporary shelter in mainland US cities. Now that aid is running out. Also, North Korea's Olympic charm offensive. And high-quality coffee from Yemen.
Kristi Yamaguchi still inspires, the Americans who join ISIS, and K-Pop takes center stage in Pyeongchang
February 9, 2018
The Winter Olympics are officially underway. We'll have details on the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Then, a conversation with former Olympic figure skating star Kristi Yamaguchi, who won a gold medal for the US at the 1992 Winter Games. And what makes an American Olympic Alpine skier an unusual favorite in a sport that's often dominated by European women.
The US fighting in Syria, the Vatican and Beijing, how Native American slaves shaped the history of the American Southwest
February 8, 2018
The recent violence in Syria is a reminder that American troops are on the ground there, and are very much a part of the war now. The US-led coalition in Syria conducted artillery and airstrikes Wednesday that reportedly killed about 100 pro-government forces. Also, the Catholic Church aims to fix its relationship with the Communist government in China, and that's upsetting some Catholics. Plus, the violinist who wants to use music to unite the two Koreas.
February 7, 2018
White House Chief of Staff John Kelly calls DACA recipients "lazy" and the response shows why one word can matter so much. Also, Trump wants a military parade, but North Korea's Kim Jong-un is going to beat him to it. And we'll find out what the successful launch of a rocket called Falcon Heavy means for private space exploration and for Tesla's Elon Musk.
Volatile global stock markets cause panic, a century of suffrage for British women, and treason is no joking matter
February 6, 2018
Keep calm and carry on. That's what one stock analyst in London advises in the wake of some rocky days for global stocks. Plus, 100 years ago Tuesday, some British women were, after years of campaigning, finally given the right to vote. And a legal expert tells us exactly what constitutes treason, and why the president might not want to joke about it.
February 5, 2018
We start today with the story of Simmin, who left Iran but now finds herself stuck as a migrant in Croatia. Plus, we explore the language gap between North and South Korean players on the unified women's Olympic ice hockey team. And, we'll find out what kids in Moscow did with their unexpected snow day.