May 26, 2017
President Donald Trump wraps up his trip to the Middle East and Europe. Plus, we go aboard a ship in the Mediterranean that's been up rescuing migrants. And, Central American kids try to escape gangs and pursue a better future in the US.
A spat over intel sharing, a Yoruba priest's musical brew, and legendary Italian cyclist Gino Bartali
May 25, 2017
British authorities stop sharing intelligence with their American colleagues after leaks in the Manchester bombing case. And, a Ugandan woman who thought she was being recruited for a teaching job in Kuwait found herself practically enslaved by her host family there, forced to do domestic work. Plus, the little-known story of how a cycling champion helped save the lives of hundreds of Italian Jews during World War II.
May 24, 2017
Britain increases its threat level to "critical." Also, from Uganda, the story of a nun who spent years helping girls escape abduction. Sister Rosemary Nyirumbe taught the girls to sew — a project so successful that she's now opening another vocational center. Plus, the beautiful interiors of Mumbai's taxis.
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.