Full story - January 04, 2017
U.S. troops participate in Latvia's Independence Day military parade in Riga, Latvia, November 18, 2015.
President-elect Donald Trump’s friendly overtures to Russian President Vladimir Putin has been a troubling development for many in the Baltic states.
Full story - December 20, 2016
Journalists work in the independent, Russia-focused, media start-up Meduza office in Riga March 30, 2015.
In Russia, while there is some direct censorship the larger issue is self-censorship; people are afraid of the ramifications of writing or saying something that may offend the government.
Full episode - December 14, 2016
A woman passes by graffiti depicting the Russian President Vladimir Putin, left, and US President Elect Donald Trump in a suburb of Belgrade, Serbia
In this hour of America Abroad, we look at the state of the US relationship with Russia. We explore Russia's use of cyberspace and propaganda, Vladimir Putin's domestic political strategy and how it shapes Russia's foreign policy, and Russia's relationship with NATO.
Full story - November 30, 2016
A health worker fumigates a residential area to prevent the spread of dengue fever in Chandigarh, India, September 20, 2015.
In India, a country of 1.25 billion people, the government is struggling to get a handle on what’s known as “vector-borne diseases,” but there are signs of hope.
Full story - November 22, 2016
Zika fumigation in Singapore
Mosquito population densities in the tiny island nation of Singapore are a fraction of those in neighboring countries. That's no accident.
Full story - November 17, 2016
Workers in biohazard suits stand at the entry of a sealed-off poultry farm in Trumling, southern Germany, on Sep. 8, 2007. The H5N1 bird flu virus had been found in several ducks at a nearby poultry farm.
Over the next five years, the CDC is investing more than $2 billion to prepare itself, developing countries and state and local health departments to be able to respond to health emergencies.
Full story - November 11, 2016
The work at the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) headquarters in Atlanta is increasingly international in scope.
As the World Health Organization's role in combating infectious diseases has diminished, the CDC has been filling the void.
Full episode - November 01, 2016
Zika fumigation in Singapore
"I think the US has to do a lot of thinking about what type of assets it's willing to put forward not on an ad hoc basis but something that the entire global community can rely upon on a continuous basis in terms of disease response." (Rebecca Katz, Associate Professor in International Health, Georgetown University).
Full story - October 31, 2016
A woman looks at a Center for Disease Control (CDC) health advisory sign about the dangers of the Zika virus as she lines up for a security screening at Miami International Airport in Miami, Florida, U.S., May 23, 2016.
A woman recounts what it was like to discover she had been infected with Zika six weeks before she was due to give birth.
Full story - October 26, 2016
Former MLB player Curt Schilling, pictured here in 2011, should listen to America Abraod to develop a better understanding of the shifting attitudes of American Jews.
Earlier this week, Curt Schilling went on CNN and asked host Jake Tapper how Jewish people could support Democrats. He should have asked a sociologist who specializes in the attitudes of American Jews. We did.