British PM condemns 'cowardly' attack, reintegrating Uganda's child soldiers, a Mediterranean rescue
May 23, 2017
British Prime Minister Theresa May calls the terrorist attack that killed at least 22 people in Manchester "cowardly" and "callous." Also, how ISIS uses such attacks to attract new recruits. Plus, our Across Women's Lives series on human trafficking continues from Uganda.
May 22, 2017
Today, we start with a look at President Trump's efforts to jump-start the Middle East peace process. Also, the US extends Temporary Protected Status for Haitians. And we tell the story of a young woman from Nigeria who was the victim of human trafficking, and managed to escape.
May 19, 2017
What's in store for Donald Trump's first foreign trip as president? We try to answer that question. We also launch our series about women who've been the victims of human trafficking around the globe. Plus, we profile a botanist who is learning about trees by listening to the sounds they make.
May 18, 2017
Jokes are part of the reaction in Russia to President Donald Trump's Russia-related problems. Also, Brazil's president faces calls for his impeachment. And, a Trump supporter in Iowa who strongly defends the president.
May 17, 2017
There's a deepening sense of crisis in Washington as President Donald Trump prepares for his upcoming trip to the Middle East and Europe. Plus, a Dutch teenager comes up with a plan for cleaning plastic garbage from the oceans. Oh, and it turns out the Dutch king has been flying commercial airliners incognito for more than two decades. No biggie.
Blowback on Trump's big leak, another journalist killed in Mexico, and there's nothing new about ransomware
May 16, 2017
President Donald Trump's sharing of classified information with the Russians is deemed "wholly appropriate" by his national security adviser. We ask: How is classified information usually handled and shared? Plus, remembering the life and work of Mexican journalist Javier Valdez. And reporter Alina Simone on the history of malware.
May 15, 2017
Today, we have suggestions on how to protect yourself in an age of increasing cyberattacks. Plus, why Afghanistan and Pakistan are enlisting Google in their ongoing dispute over the border between the two countries. And the man called Hi Jolly, a camel driver who may have been the first immigrant from Syria in the United States.
May 12, 2017
President Trump explained his economic policy to the folks at The Economist, and they weren't impressed. Also, some historical perspective on the US presidency, from the grandson of Harry S. Truman. Plus, why you might be paying more for your vanilla ice cream this summer.
May 11, 2017
A reporter for The World is on board a Save the Children boat that's sailing the Mediterranean to rescue migrants stranded in makeshift boats. Also, a report from Seoul on how Catholics are leading the anti-nuclear protest movement there. And, plans for a do-it-yourself Mars mission.
May 10, 2017
The firing of James Comey came as a shock to many. But the Russians say it won't affect relations with the US. The news is also making headlines in countries like Turkey, Egypt and Brazil, where leaders have clashed with their independent investigators. We also have the story of a New Jersey teenager who created the website Muslim Girl from her bedroom.