America

Immigration

Homeland Security Secretary Nielsen is the latest departure of the Trump Administration

Homeland Security Secretary Kirstjen Nielsen has resigned at President Trump's request. This comes development comes after Trump's frustration with illegal immigrants and asylum seekers at the Mexican border, which prompted him to recently threaten to close the border. Nielsen oversaw many of Trump's most controversial immigration policies, including family separations at the border.

Immigration

Almost undocumented, Liberians in US get 11th hour reprieve

Up to 4,000 Liberians with Deferred Enforced Departure status were nearly rendered undocumented March 31, after US President Donald Trump declined to renew their status last year. But at the 11th hour, the White House reversed course. But there is still no permanent solution set for DED holders, many of whom have US-citizen family members.

Is Trump the new Nero?

Barry Strauss is an expert in all things Roman. He joins The World's Marco Werman for a talk about Roman history and how its legendary figures compare to our modern politicians.

Where's the 'swagger' at the US State Department?

When Mike Pompeo took over at the State Department last year, he said he would bring the "swagger" back to American diplomacy. How do you square that with the Trump administration's call to slash funding at the State Department by almost a quarter?

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Environment

Our Personalities, Our Selves

Hannah Holmes delves into questions of personality in her new book: "Quirk: Brain Science Makes Sense of Your Peculiar Personality." Take a test (the International Personality Item Pool Representation of the NEO PI-R), recommended by Hannah.

Conflict & Justice

West Bank 'Day of Rage'

The World's Matthew Bell reports on today's cancelled "Day of Rage" in the West Bank. The protests were called off over concern that popular anger could instead turn against Palestinian officials themselves.

Will Leitch of Deadspin

Deadspin founder Will Leitch talks to Faith about why he thinks media coverage of sports is so cliched and why he decided to start his own sports news web site.

Eric Finkelstein on obesity

Faith talks to health economist Eric Finkelstein about the obesity epidemic and his new book "The Fattening of America: How the Economy Makes Us Fat, If It Matters, and What to Do About It."

Eric Finkelstein on obesity

Faith talks with econo Eric Finkelstein on obesity Faith talks to health economist Eric Finkelstein about the obesity epidemic and his new book "The Fattening of America: How the Economy Makes Us Fat, If It Matters, and What to Do About It."

Arts, Culture & Media

Elk-Calling

Faith talks to America's First Family of Elk-Calling, the Bungays of Kalispell, Montana, who have all perfected the art of grunting and squealing like an elk.

Business, Economics and Jobs

Ben Olken

Faith talks to Harvard economist Ben Olken about whether political leaders really have the power to save a faltering economy, as presidential hopefuls like to promise on the campaign trail.