President Nicolás Maduro's government has accused more than 20 lawmakers of treason and conspiracy or similar crimes, most recently on Monday. The World's Marco Werman speaks with opposition politician Juan Andrés Mejía, who recently fled to the US to avoid being detained by Maduro's regime.
Despite its illegality in war, police use tear gas to control riots and disperse crowds all over the world. To understand why and how it's still in use, host Marco Werman spoke with Jamil Dakwar, director of the ACLU's human rights program.
The NGO Global Witness detailed in its annual report how the Philippines has been identified as the deadliest country in the world for environmental activists, in large part due to violence and intimidation from the mining, energy, and logging industries.
Kris Stanek monitors the sky for the group All-Sky Automated Survey for Supernovae, or ASAS-SN, at The Ohio State University. The group observed the giant space rock, known as Asteroid 2019 OK, just before it passed by Earth.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested and accused of espionage while visiting her parents in Iran in 2016. To protest her imprisonment, she and her husband are conducting a joint hunger strike from her prison in Iran and from outside the Iranian Embassy in the UK.
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