'Prison-like' migrant youth shelter, UK ditching coal, Germany surprised by Mexico

June 18, 2018

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In the distance children of detained migrants are seen play soccer at a tent encampment near the US Customs and Border Protection port of entry in Tornillo, Texas.

Children of detained migrants play soccer at a newly constructed tent encampment as seen through a border fence near the US Customs and Border Protection port of entry in Tornillo, Texas, June 18, 2018.


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A closer look at the Trump administration's policy of separating children from parents of migrant families crossing the southern border. Also, coal in the UK: This winter the British government outlined a plan to stop burning coal for electricity by 2025. Plus, lost notes and the incredible story of Aisha Ali.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Nickodemus
Label: Wonderwheel Recordings
Artist: Free Radicals
Label: Free Rads
Artist: Spanglish Fly
Label: Chaco World Music
Song: Facing Death
Artist: Afrikän Protoköl
Label: Abozamé Records

Stories in this Edition

The World in Words

How soccer became multilingual

Professional soccer used to export its English-language terminology, giving other languages words like "penalty" and "goal." But now, the roles are reversed. English-speakers use expressions loaned from other languages to describe skill moves: "rabona," "panenka," "gegenpress."