April 22, 2019
Today we hear stories of people who survived the devastating Easter Sunday bombings in Sri Lanka. Plus, a member of the Christian community in Colombo, Sri Lanka, and his experiences of being part of a Christian minority. And, reactions to the landslide presidential election in Ukraine of comedian Volodymyr Zelenskiy.
April 19, 2019
Now that the Mueller report is out, we're looking ahead to the next election and how prepared (or not) the US is to prevent Russian or other foreign interference, cybersecurity attacks and disinformation campaigns. Also, there are concerns about more trouble in Northern Ireland after a journalist was killed covering an outbreak of violence in the city of Derry. And Peru's experience with fake tabloid news in the 1990s created a generation of people who either believe fake news or doubt everything they read.
April 18, 2019
Drilling down the Mueller report and how Russians are viewing the redacted document. Plus, North Korea tested a new tactical guided weapon and it no longer wants to negotiate with Secretary of State Mike Pompeo. And, we hear from the first person with albinism ever to appear on a Vogue cover.
April 17, 2019
President Donald Trump has vetoed a bill that would have ended US involvement in Yemen's civil war. Also, a former president of Peru commits suicide rather than face arrest in a corruption scandal. Plus, exploring a new path to the top of Mount Everest.
April 16, 2019
The feelings of loss from the fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris are resonant around the world, and millions of donations are pouring for reconstruction. We learn about several examples of the rebuilding of other world landmarks that have been destroyed. Also, Russians may soon be cut off from outside internet connections.
April 15, 2019
Parisians watch in horror as the Notre-Dame Cathedral goes up in flames. Plus, President Donald Trump's new immigration plan offers migrant parents a choice: lose your children at the border or get locked up together. And, what the NBA is doing to attract more Latino talent and expand the league's Latino fan base.
April 12, 2019
There's hope for Sudan and Algeria after their dictators were ousted after decades in power. Plus, Switzerland abolishes its emergency stockpile of coffee — it seems the Swiss no longer think coffee is vital to human survival. And, the ever-changing lexicon of Brexit terms.
April 11, 2019
The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, has been arrested in London. And, how Assange's arrest reopens the debate over press freedom and national security. Also, Brexit gets another extension, this time until Halloween. Plus, a real Jonah and the whale tale.
April 10, 2019
The current measles outbreak in New York City has a Ukraine connection. Also, the divided stance toward Israel among American Jews. Plus, one family split between the US and Haiti dreads a potential loss of their temporary legal status under a Trump administration policy.
April 9, 2019
Claudio Rojas was deported to his native Argentina after 19 years living in the US, and after appearing in a documentary critical of the Trump administration's immigration policies. Plus, Cuban baseball players get shut out of Major League Baseball. And, the true identity of a Polish American revolutionary war hero.