October 24, 2016
French officials moved in today to clear a refugee camp in Calais known as "The Jungle." In Pakistan, there's a push to get more women on the police force, and in Haiti, a woman named Madame Ertha is making a huge difference helping her less fortunate neighbors after Hurricane Matthew.
October 21, 2016
Residents of the Iraqi city of Mosul continue to flee for safety. We hear from some of them. And as ISIS loses ground in Iraq and in Syria, we hear how its appeal to potential recruits is taking a major hit. Plus, we meet one of the few Pakistani women in professional sports. She's captain of the national women's cricket team.
October 20, 2016
The final presidential debate is over. We'll hear reaction to Republican candidate Donald Trump refusing to say whether he will accept the outcome of the election. Plus, there's been some lively reaction on social media to Trump's "bad hombres" comment during last night's debate. Also, Boise, Idaho, is taking in a lot of Syrian refugees — 122 so far this year. We'll check in on how it's going.
October 19, 2016
Russia tests long-range missiles and moves nuclear-capable missiles closer to the West. We learn why. Also, on day three of the Mosul offensive, we learn what a post-ISIS future might look like. Plus, we make some multicultural stops on the US campaign trail — with Hindus for Donald Trump and Danes for Hillary Clinton.
October 18, 2016
Today we look at the latest effort to slow global warming — by swapping out chemicals used in air conditioners: It seems like a small change, but it could have a big impact worldwide. Also, we hear how European countries are combating extremism as ISIS loses ground in Syria and Iraq. Plus, Major League Baseball goes to Africa looking for talent.
October 17, 2016
What does a rigged election actually look like? We find out from an international election observer. Plus, we hear the Iraqi government's newly launched operation to take control of Mosul from ISIS militants. Also, we pay a visit to a hospital for falcons in the United Arab Emirates.
October 14, 2016
Michelle Obama holds up a mirror to America — and to India. The US first lady's remarks about Donald Trump and his "locker room talk" hit home in both countries, which are wrestling with problems of sexual assault and harassment of women. Also, we hear one man's quest to save a Native American language from dying. Plus, we bring you a story about the most luxurious chicken in the world, native to Indonesia.
October 13, 2016
Bob Dylan: singer, songwriter, poet — and now winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. Host Marco Werman takes a look at Dylan's global reach. Plus, the world's longest reigning monarch, King Bhumibol of Thailand, has died at the age of 88. He was on the throne for 70 years. The World's Patrick Winn tells us more from his perch in Bangkok. Also, we hear why many Japanese are fascinated by the rise of Donald Trump.
October 12, 2016
Bernie Sanders' brother, Larry Sanders, is running for office, but not in the United States. He's running for office in Oxford, England. Also, we take a look at new regulations on the practice of religion in China, where atheism is the official line of the Communist Party. Plus, we remember Malian musician Issa Bagayogo.
October 11, 2016
Colombians try to salvage a peace plan — more about that today. Then we head to Haiti, where the devastation of Hurricane Matthew is giving way to fear of cholera. Plus, a London creperie has been forced to stop importing its signature products from France.