Nikki Haley announced her resignation as US ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday. The outgoing ambassador boasted that America is stronger now and more respected internationally than before Donald Trump's presidency. We look at Haley's record while at the UN. Also, most states ban felons from voting. How does that compare to other Western democracies? And, we caught up with an 8-year-old girl who found an ancient sword while she was swimming in a lake in Sweden.
Around six million Americans with criminal records are excluded from voting in elections. Not ideal in a democracy. But this is not a new topic. Courts in other democracies have debated this issue, and some have found solutions.
The number of Aboriginal children removed from their families in Australia and placed in out-of-home care has doubled in the last 10 years. In the Northern Territory it is three times as high as a decade ago.