Russia

Environment

Probing Lake Baikal

Host Marco Werman gets the latest on a manned submarine expedition to the bottom of Russia's Lake Baikal, the deepest freshwater lake in the world, and Marco also speaks with Peter Thomson, who visited Lake Baikal to write a book about the place.

Global Politics

Russia in the G8

A summit of the G8, a grouping of the globe's leading industrialized countries, is underway in Japan, but some still question Russia's membership in the group, as The World's Alex Gallafent reports.

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No, the president can't destroy records. Here's why.

In 1978, Congress created the Presidential Records Act, which makes the records of a president public, not private. Here's what that means amid some of the latest revelations that US President Donald Trump has withheld records of his conversations with Vladimir Putin.