January 20, 2017
The beginning of the Trump era, as seen from Washington and across the globe. Plus, the Women's March on Washington goes global with sister marches around the world. And Wynton Marsalis on what he would have played at the inauguration if he'd been invited.
January 19, 2017
A BBC reporter speaks to Rust Belt voters who helped elect Donald Trump. Also, some Israeli settlers travel to Washington for the inauguration. Plus, translating the name "Trump" into Russian and Chinese.
January 18, 2017
President Barack Obama defends his decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence. Also, how Chinese drugs are fueling the US opioid epidemic. Plus, an Obama staffer from Argentina looks back on her White House experience.
January 17, 2017
Today, we begin with a look at concerns that antibiotic-resistant infections are becoming more common. Then, we'll hear about how Britain's prime minister favors a "clean break" from the European Union. Plus, go for a bike ride down the inaugural parade route with Denmark's ambassador in Washington.
January 16, 2017
Today, we hear about a rabbi who marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. Plus, how one immigrant first learned about Dr. King in India. And in Italy, the craft beer movement is growing.
January 13, 2017
We begin today with President Barack Obama’s decision to scrap the "wet foot, dry foot" policy for Cuban migrants. Also, Frisian, a language spoken in a small corner of The Netherlands that's like a "first cousin" to English. Plus, bringing polo back to India.
January 12, 2017
Today, more on those unverified allegations against President-elect Donald Trump, and why a BBC reporter didn't go public with them. Also, remembering when the late Princess Diana walked through a minefield, literally. And the beautiful but fictitious country of San Escobar.
January 11, 2017
President-elect Donald Trump calls the publishing of leaked allegations against him "a disgrace." Also, an American businessman on the dark side of Russia's Vladimir Putin. And Norway's long goodbye to FM radio.
January 10, 2017
Today, we look at how President Obama is making the case for strong climate change policies with an article in the journal Science. Meanwhile, Kenyans are saying farewell to "their" president. Plus, there's a black market for Krispy Kreme donuts in Juarez, Mexico.
January 9, 2017
Iranians mourn the passing of former President Akbar Rafsanjani. Also, meet the Hadhads, a family of Syrian refugees who've succeeded in restarted their chocolate business in Canada. And TIL: They grow saffron in Vermont!