#MeToo in the humanitarian aid sector, the ties that may bind Sarkozy and Gaddafi, and a 'third culture kid' searches for herself through music
March 20, 2018
Today, we begin a three-part series on humanitarian aid workers who face sexual assault and harassment by their own colleagues. Also, reporter Deepa Fernandes looks at a trend in California — employers who threaten immigrant workers with deportation over pay disputes. Plus, a so-called "third culture kid" explores the many layers of her identity through music.
March 19, 2018
Today we look at Putin's re-election as Russian president and what it means for his next six-year term. Plus, Jason Margolis reports on the push to develop cheaper and more effective ways to detect leaks of the odorless, colorless gas methane. And a point guard from Puerto Rico helps The University of Maryland-Baltimore County make men's hoops history.
March 16, 2018
Today, we look at the kind of Russia Vladimir Putin wants to build if he wins this election. Also, a cartoonist illustrates his own family's immigration story. And we remember Claudia Fontaine, who sang back up vocals on many of Britain's hit songs in the 1980s.
March 15, 2018
Today, we profile a soldier preparing for deployment in America's longest-running war. Plus, meet a Russian internet troll who learned his trade by targeting fellow Russians. And how the late Stephen Hawking inspired an Iranian American scientist.
March 14, 2018
Britain blames Russia for the poisoning of a former spy and orders the expulsion of 23 Russian diplomats. Also, a closer look at Russian security contractors working in Syria. And Trump's CIA nominee faces scrutiny over her role in black sites.
March 13, 2018
President Donald Trump fires Secretary of State Rex Tillerson and picks CIA director Mike Pompeo to replace him. Also, inside Russia's unacknowledged war in Ukraine. And Muslim women break their silence with #MosqueMeToo.
March 12, 2018
Former White House adviser Steve Bannon is welcomed at a far-right rally in France. We launch a week-long series on Vladimir Putin's Russia, ahead of elections there that he's all but certain to win. Plus reporter Vivienne Walt returns to Baghdad, 15 years after the US invasion.
March 9, 2018
President Trump has accepted an invitation to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un "by May," but only, Trump's press secretary says, if the President sees "concrete and verifiable actions" taken by Pyongyang. Plus, reporter Jason Strother in Seoul has the story of changing attitudes toward disabled athletes in South Korea. And we head to Texas to find out how the fight over DACA looks from a conservative stronghold.
March 8, 2018
More than five months since Hurricane Maria plunged the island into darkness, Puerto Rico's power grid still needs fixing. So what's taking so long? Also today, we'll hear the chilling story of a humanitarian aid worker who felt abandoned by her long-time employer after she was sexually assaulted during a deployment in Sri Lanka. Plus, we hear about a meeting in the Seychelles that's attracting the attention of US investigators looking into Trump Administration ties to Russia.
March 7, 2018
Two Syrian women share their stories of survival in besieged Eastern Ghouta. Both are mothers of young children, and both are still living in the rebel-held enclave despite nearly constant bombardment. Also, we speak with writer Natalia Antonova about a sexual harassment case that's making news in Russia. And, we remember the first Soviet woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova, who celebrates her 81st birthday this week.