March 23, 2017
How groups like ISIS seek to influence so-called "lone wolf" attackers. Plus, life in Cuba, post-Fidel. And, a conversation with a British citizen who recently won a contest for a seat on a commercial space flight ... but isn't really sure he wants to go.
March 22, 2017
A deadly attack today in central London caused the Houses of Parliament to go into a security lockdown. Also, the increasingly dark view of Russia in Washington. And, Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, in exile in the US, is trying to jump-start his career in a very different environment.
March 21, 2017
The new travel restriction announced by the Trump administration limit the electronic devices you can carry on US-bound flights from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries. Also, Russians reat to the FBI's investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the US election. The Kremlin denies the allegations, saying US officials are "confused" and "going around in circles." And, music from Old Providence, a small Caribbean island that is now part of Colombia but was once an English colony.
FBI head confirms investigation of Russia-Trump links, Chuck Berry's favorite curry, Havana's drag scene
March 20, 2017
The FBI confirms it's investigating potential links between Russia and the Trump campaign. Also, there are concerns about the new head of a major newspaper in London: he has no journalism experience, but used to be a cabinet official. And we find the restaurant in Nottingham, England, where Chuck Berry always went for curry.
March 17, 2017
Today, how Korean senior citizens in Queens would feel Trump's budget cuts. Also, author Gish Jen on the East-West culture gap. And an unlikely friendship forged by the legacy of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.
March 16, 2017
Today, President Donald Trump's second immigration and refugee ban is on hold, just like the first. We hear from two Syrian doctors who survived the siege of Aleppo. And a female boxer in Jordan teaches girls to take self-defense into their own hands.
March 15, 2017
Today, we take a look at the far-right candidates who've been pushing to make electoral gains in Europe. Also, we consider the history of a pro-Nazi summer camp in Wisconsin. Plus, how British officials are keeping the pigeons out of London's Trafalgar Square.
March 14, 2017
Today, we talk to a US military veteran and a former Afghan interpreter about the limit on so-called "translator visas." Also, we look at the long struggle to clean up Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. Plus, an update on British submarine Boaty McBoatface.
March 13, 2017
March 10, 2017
Today we answer this question: If America gets a D+ for infrastructure, who gets an A? (Sweden.) Also, celebrations in South Korea after the president is ousted. And the addictive retro funk sounds of LA-based band Chicano Batman.