Today we explore global reaction to a US missile strike on a government airbase in Syria, and what it means for Syria, for Russia, and for US relations with China. Plus, Syrian-American soul singer Bassel Almadani takes his music to Trump country.
A suspected poison gas attack in Syria leaves dozens dead. Also, a personal journey through the once-secret nuclear research facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Plus, the music of Venezuela's La Vida Boheme.
Today's top story is the deadly blast that tore through a subway car in St. Petersburg, Russia. Also, President Trump gives his backing to Egyptian strongman Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Plus, three blind Korean fans who started their own baseball podcast.
Tucson says it's "immigrant friendly," but not a "sanctuary city." Plus, why US farmers are reaching out to Ukrainian hackers in a bid to fix their John Deere tractors. And, the underground railroad that ran south to Mexico.
Today we hear how some Canadians who've sponsored Syrian refugees over the past year are finding it hard to let go. Also, we meet Israel's first openly transgender military officer. And a Peruvian rock band with some amazing habits.
Britain formally begins the process of leaving the European Union. Also, the elusive ISIS leader who supposedly ran sleeper cells inside Iraq. Plus, chef Eric Ripert talks about everything from climate change to veganism, and his commitment to Buddhism.
President Donald Trump says rolling back the Clean Power Plan will preserve coal jobs. Also, Hungary detains migrants in shipping containers. Plus, why one Mexican company is bidding to help Trump build his wall.
Hundreds arrested after big anti-corruption protests in Russia. Also, why famines are about more than just the lack of food. Plus, how San Francisco's version of universal health care covers undocumented immigrants.