A year after Maria, the global spotlight on Kavanaugh, Northern Ireland's Snow Patrol

September 20, 2018

Player utilities

A man walks along an empty beach light and dark blue waters near Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Sept. 18, 2018.

A man walks along an empty beach a year after Hurricane Maria devastated Puerto Rico near Ceiba, Puerto Rico, Sept. 18, 2018.

Credit:

Carlos Barria/Reuters

Is Puerto Rico any better prepared for a storm than it was last September when Hurricane Maria hit? And, why the rest of the globe is paying attention to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the sexual assault allegations against him. Plus, we hear from the frontman for the Northern Irish rock band Snow Patrol about his struggles with depression, anxiety and sobriety.

Music Heard on Air

The songs played between segments during this episode included:
Artist: Echo Collective
Label: 7K!
Song: Idavi
Artist: Orchestre Poly-Rythmo de Cotonou
Label: Analog Africa
Song: Emojubá
Artist: Muntchako
Label: Tratore
Artist: Snow Patrol
Label: Polydor Records

Stories in this Edition