Full episode - May 21, 2019
waste
Recycled computers from America are poisoning people in Southeast Asia. Plus, why the US State Department granted citizenship to one child in a family, but not his brother. Also, why Britain's pro-Brexit party expects to dominate the British vote in this week's European Parliament elections.
Full story - May 21, 2019
waste
This is hardly what Americans envision when they drop off glitchy laptops or broken printers at their local recycling drop-off center. Yet, what fuels these Southeast Asian scrapyards is junk from afar — typically more affluent places such as Europe, Australia and the US.
Full story - May 21, 2019
Zapiro drew this cartoon to accompany the Mail & Guardian’s 2013 expose on the lavish state-funded ‘security improvements’ made to Jacob Zuma’s private home in Nkandla in KwaZulu-Natal province. They included a visitor's center, amphitheater, additional h
Zapiro has spent more than two decades drawing the scandals and peccadillos of Jacob Zuma — and been sued along the way.
Full story - May 20, 2019
Woman wearing overalls and sunglasses holds and ax with both hands while looking at the camera.
In the spring of 1969, 19-year-old Terry Tickhill Terrell walked into the Institute of Polar Studies at OSU and told the secretary, “Hi, I want a job in Antarctica.”
Full episode - May 20, 2019
Four soldiers in full combat gear are seen in shadow with the setting sun behind them.
What do US veterans think about the possibility that the president could issue pardons for service members convicted of war crimes? We reached out to vets who served in Afghanistan and Iraq for their reaction. Also, how volunteers are helping to provide health care for the growing number of migrants crossing the US-Mexico border. And a historic mission to study the icy waters underneath Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier.
Full story - May 20, 2019
US President Donald Trump is shown in a close-up photograph listening to questions with a fixed gaze straight ahead.
US President Donald Trump has requested the preparation of paperwork needed for the possible pardons of several US military members accused of or convicted of war crimes.
Full story - May 20, 2019
Drone footage
Oceanographer Anna Wåhlin brought an autonomous submarine aboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer. It traveled underneath Thwaites to map the seafloor below.
Full episode - May 17, 2019
Two women make the shape of a heart with their hands
Taiwan becomes the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. Switzerland faces the question of gun control in a national referendum on Sunday. And American Cheryl Porter has been teaching gospel, soul and R&B in Italy for the past 20 years. She's a sensation, especially with white Italian tweens, who seek her coaching so that they can learn to sing like Beyoncé.
Full story - May 17, 2019
US President Donald Trump delivers remarks on immigration reform at a podium in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, May 16, 2019
In theory, yes. But the US would need to solve other, more pressing immigration problems before reaching a point where it could consider such a major shift.
Full story - May 17, 2019
Woman in a red dress laughs and claps her hands in front of a computer screen
Can you teach Italian children to sing like American R&B divas? Cheryl Porter can.

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