Since 1991, the US has been an important supporter of democratic reform in Ukraine. How does the impeachment inquiry impact this long-standing relationship? The World speaks with Nina Jankowicz of The Wilson Center.
It’s been a week since President Donald Trump reversed US policy and moved troops out of the way in Syria. The withdrawal gave a green light to Turkey to attack the Kurds in northern Syria — allies that had deep relationships with many US veterans who fought alongside each other for years.
The World's host Marco Werman talks with Sophie Richardson, China director at Human Rights Watch, on the Trump administration's move to blacklist Chinese companies that provided surveillance technology to track Turkic Uighurs and other Muslims.
Lawyers in the US and Mexico say the decision to temporarily allow a new Trump administration asylum ban to go into effect could overwhelm Mexico's asylum system and encourage asylum seekers to take more covert routes into the US.
Troops, tanks and a flypast will give a military flavor to this year's Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump is re-branding the day as a "Salute to America." The shift is controversial but not unprecedented.
One of the ways Congress is considering raising the 1.6 trillion dollars needed to repair the nation's transportation infrastructure is through tolls on federal roads. Host Bruce Gellerman speaks with the Wall Street Journal's Christopher Conkey.
Many low-income neighborhoods in the United States lack access to fresh and affordable fruits and vegetables. In New York City, a number of programs are working to close the food gap by bringing healthy foods close to home. On Living on Earth.
The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Annapolis, Maryland, where a team of anthropologists from the University of Maryland has uncovered a bundle of artifacts used by African slaves for religious rites. The discovery may shed new light on the life of slaves in America. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Mark Leone, head of the team that made the discovery.
The National Security Archive in Washington has filed a FOIA request. They are seeking declassified information on music used in interrogation practices. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Thomas Blanton, with the National Security Archive.
Congress and the big three automakers are waiting to see if and when the White House will step in with a helping hand for the industry. Congress blocked an emergency loan package, and now the White House says it may bail out the industry temporarily.
Elizabeth Warren, Chairwoman of the Congressional Oversight Panel, has spent her career advocating for the American consumer. The Takeaway talks with Warren about her hopes for the new consumer protection agency.
As the U.S. military continues its operation in Afghanistan, The Takeaway checks in with Brigadier-General Eric Tremblay and Retired Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl to discuss progress, casualties, and to provide an update on security Afghanistan.