What's happening in Niger, Russians troll US activists and Spain divided
October 23, 2017
What is the US military doing in Niger and other countries in Africa? We'll answer that question today. Plus, we hear the reasons why legal visitors to the US overstay their visas. And, a heavy metal band from the DC suburbs hits an emotional chord with supporters of Catalan independence.
Stories in this Edition
Lead singer Nina Osegueda inspires A Sound of Thunder to record a version of the region's anthem.
Evidence is mounting that Russian trolls working for the Kremlin-linked Internet Research Agency stoked divisions in the US during the last election, going as far as to contact US-based activists to promote and organize rallies and other actions.
A historian, who lost a son in Iraq, says the White House is putting military officers on a sort of pedestal that doesn't serve democracy.
When you think of the world’s great tea-growing regions, you might think of parts of India, Sri Lanka, China or Kenya. Odds are, though, you don’t think of Pickens, South Carolina, a small, economically depressed town in Appalachia. But one man in Pickens is on a mission to change that.
Antifa became the buzzword of the summer after racially motivated protests in Charlottesville. But where did this word come from and how did Antifa become a movement in the US? Find out.
The reaction to the Harvey Weinstein scandal in Russia has been the opposite of the reaction in Europe and the US.
It's part of fa'asamoa — the Samoan way of life.