Full episode - October 22, 2018
Central American migrants are shown walking on a road and sidewalk spreading the length of the highway in frame near the border with Guatemala.
Thousands of migrants from Honduras and Guatemala are traveling north trying to make their way to the US border. Now President Donald Trump is threatening to cut off US aid to Central American countries that fail in "stopping people from leaving their country and coming illegally to the US." Also, in Tennessee, farmers, whiskey distillers and all kinds of small businesses are feeling the pinch of Trump's tariffs. Plus, a reality check on the number of jobs Americans hold in the weapons sales industry.
Full story - October 22, 2018
A bottle of Jack Daniel’s Tennessee whiskey in a store in Beijing. China imposed 25 percent tariffs on US whiskeys back in July in response to President Trump’s tariffs.
The Tennessee Senate race is one of the most closely watched in the country. Farmers, whiskey distillers and small businesses are feeling the sting from President Donald Trump's tariffs. But is it enough to turn deep red Tennessee blue?
Full story - October 19, 2018
hangar with roof damaged
A watchdog agency told the military last year it should track repair costs related to extreme weather and climate change. It said no.
Full episode - October 19, 2018
A group of migrants, some carrying children will the streets in this photo near the border with Mexico, in Tecun Uman, Guatemala, Oct. 19, 2018.
What’s going on with the caravan of 4,000 Central American migrants on their way north, heading toward the souther border of the US? We find out by talking to Emily Green. Also, Sarah Chayes tells us about Gen. Abdul Razeq — the Afghan police commander who was killed on the eve of elections in Kandahar. He was one of the most powerful men in Afghanistan and Chayes knew him personally. And, we'll hear how climate change is making it harder businesses focused on leaf peeping in New England.
Full story - October 19, 2018
A person walks through a puddle in Shismaref, Alaska.
Shishmaref, Alaska, home to a tightly-knit Iñpuiat community of 600 people, is ground zero for climate change in the Arctic. What happens here could foreshadow the fates of other US coastal communities. Why won't Washington pay attention?
Full story - October 19, 2018
Three pick-up trucks drive down a wet road passing a street sign indicating the intersection of Coal Street and Main Street in Keystone, West Virginia, 2018.
What does Trump's energy independence policy mean for science at the EPA? The World's Carolyn Beeler moderated a panel exploring this question and more at The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.
Full story - October 18, 2018
Google sign in shadows at conference in Shanghai
Vijay Boyapati says he 'immediately felt very uncomfortable' when he say censorship requirements for the project.
Full story - October 18, 2018
In this photo from 2009, the Ecumenical Patriarch, Bartholomew I (left) and Russian Orthodox Patriarch Kirill stand side-by-side during a Sunday service in the Patriarchal Cathedral of St. George at the Ecumenical Orthodox Patriarchate in Istanbul, Turkey
Bitter political divisions in Ukraine have created a split in Orthodox Christianity.
Full episode - October 18, 2018
A woman is shown in a white jacket waving flags that resemble the Canadian flag but also include a maraijana leaf in the middle.
A former Google employee refused to work on censored Google products for China. Also, Japan is in desperate need of foreign workers to take care of its elderly population. And, in Canada, pot is now legal.
Full story - October 18, 2018
A man throws a plastic water bottle into a dark gray sea
A group of Koreans dumps water bottles loaded with rice, medicine and USB drives into the sea on the North Korean border. They hope that the information loaded into those USBs can spark some sort of revolution in the North.