Trump gets a warm welcome in Poland, stolen artifacts from Iraq, and life on the front lines in Raqqa.
July 06, 2017
At a speech in Poland, President Donald Trump says Western civilization is under threat, and that the US will defend it. Also, the story of one Syrian refugee who managed to get asylum in Japan, which was no small feat. And, Hobby Lobby's problem with Iraqi antiquities.
Stories in this Edition
As the rift between the US and its European allies grows under President Donald Trump, China sees a void it can fill.
The company Hobby Lobby was caught buying looted artifacts from Iraq. They say they didn't know. Antiquities theft expert Donna Yates finds that hard to believe.
Nearly a decade ago, Rachael Cerrotti began a search for a family story that is most often relegated to history books — the journey of a World War II refugee. But with today's political climate, her grandmother's story no longer feels so remote.
In 2016, Japan received a record number of applications for refugee status. It rejected 99 percent of them.
Choi Seong-guk has had a knack for drawing since he was a kid when teachers praised him for his sketches of evil American soldiers that he says he made look “as ugly and violent as possible.”
Nobel Prize-winning chemist Sir J. Fraser Stoddart says the US is still leading in research and attracting talent — but the trends are in China’s favor.