Full episode - July 19, 2019
The reflection of several women are shown in water with just the bottom part of their legs shown at the top of the photograph.
It's official: Last month was the hottest June on record for our planet. We'll take a look at past and future temperature trends. Plus, tensions between the US and Iran have created a high alert situation in the Gulf region. And, some Muslims question whether to go on the hajj this year because of Saudi Arabia's human rights record.
Full story - July 19, 2019
A radio telescope dish at sunset.
It's thanks to the Parkes Observatory in Australia that people around the world got to see the moon landing on television screens in 1969.
Full story - July 19, 2019
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North Koreans get to “vote” this weekend. Here’s how their elections work.
Full story - July 19, 2019
Every year, millions of Muslims from around the world descend upon Mecca, Saudi Arabia for the Hajj.
In August, roughly 2 million Muslims will descend upon Mecca in Saudi Arabia to complete one of the most important rituals in Islam. This year, some Muslims are questioning whether they should go.
Full story - July 18, 2019
transgender lawmaker
In countries where right-wing leaders have come to power, like Brazil, many new young, diverse leaders are choosing to run for office. São Paulo has elected the country’s first Afro Brazilian lawmaker.
Full episode - July 18, 2019
A large crowd of people are shown in soft focus holding placards with Donald Trump in center frame in focus.
A Latino Trump voter in Georgia weighs in on the latest controversy surrounding President Trump's comments aimed at four congresswomen of color. And, we meet Brazil's first Afro Brazilian transgender lawmaker who's calling out her country's history of homophobia and racism. Plus, a look at France's plans to expand its national defense strategy into space.
Full story - July 18, 2019
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The emergency declaration will increase funding and resources to tackle the Ebola epidemic in DR Congo, says Tariq Riebl, Ebola emergency response director for the IRC — and hopefully raise global attention to the crisis.
Full story - July 18, 2019
Bags of white powdery fentanyl on a table.
Fentanyl, a deadly drug 100 times stronger than morphine, is linked to complex international supply chains that traffic it into the US.
Full story - July 17, 2019
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Border officials denied military veteran Roman Sabal entry to the US for a scheduled citizenship interview Monday. Sabal is one of seven deported veterans with pending citizenship cases.
Full episode - July 17, 2019
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Mexican drug cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life in prison— plus 30 years. A US veteran, originally from Belize, was unable to enter the US for a citizenship interview on Monday. Brazil's president wants to put more armed police officers in the country's public schools. And, we meet a dancer who is making the male-dominated tango scene in Buenos Aires a safer space for women.