Full episode - June 25, 2019
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei is shown waving while standing next to an Iranian flag.
Iran is calling new US sanctions "idiotic" and says the door for negotiations with Washington is now permanently closed. So, what happens next? Also, an update on the case of an Iranian-British dual national jailed by Iran on espionage charges for the past three years. She maintains her innocence, and her husband is staging a hunger strike outside the Iranian Embassy in London. Plus, on the eve of the first Democratic 2020 presidential debate, we hear what main themes are emerging from the race when it comes to two major topics: immigration and climate.
Full story - June 25, 2019
Iranian-British aid worker Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe is seen in an undated photograph.
Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was arrested and accused of espionage while visiting her parents in Iran in 2016. To protest her imprisonment, she and her husband are conducting a joint hunger strike from her prison in Iran and from outside the Iranian Embassy in the UK.
Full story - June 25, 2019
ruined homes in seoul during the korean war
Allan Manuel’s never-before-seen photos reveal much about vibrant life on the Korean peninsula in a time of overwhelming death — and when most were certainly suffering.
Full story - June 24, 2019
Cesar Espinosa, an immigrant rights' activist and head of FIEL, leads demonstrators protesting the Trump administration's immigration policies as part of a "Families Belong Together" rally in Houston, Texas, June 30, 2018.
Days after President Donald Trump called off raids he said would arrest "millions" of immigrants, people are still anxious and concerned — and preparing for the worst.
Full episode - June 24, 2019
US President Donald Trump is shown sitting at a large wooden desk with his hands folded and wearing a blue suit and red tie.
A former State Department official who worked on Iran sanctions during the Obama administration tells us his thoughts on the latest round of tough economic sanctions on Iran. Plus, the risks we face from the melting of one massive glacier. And, how did Australian airline Qantas manage to make a commercial flight from Sydney to Adelaide waste-free?
Full story - June 24, 2019
The sun sits above the horizon over melting ice in the arctic by the ocean in the arctic.
More and more mental health professionals are starting to take note of how climate change and environmental disasters are impacting our mental health. This has given rise to a new term: ecological grief. Ashley Cunsolo, a public health researcher, explains what ecological grief is and how it may be impacting people around the world.
Full story - June 24, 2019
A man stands under a tent talking to people sitting down
Immigrant researchers and professors must often take low-paid "survival jobs" in the US. At Brooklyn's summer Open Air University, they're sharing their niche expertise.
Full story - June 24, 2019
This spring, passengers on a morning flight on Qantas Airways in Australia were greeted in an unusual way: They were on board the world's first waste-free flight. 
This spring, passengers on Qantas Airways flight in Australia were greeted in an unusual way: They were on board the world's first waste-free flight. 
Full story - June 24, 2019
Joee Patterson is shown with her arms outstretched while wearing sunglasses and a red safety vest.
Joee Patterson was one of four marine technicians on the Nathaniel B. Palmer research vessel during an expedition to Thwaites Glacier this past winter. The glacier is melting fast, and scientists fear that if it were to collapse entirely, it would trigger up to 11 feet of sea level rise.
Full episode - June 21, 2019
US President Donald Trump is shown sitting and looking to his left with Mike Pompeo standing behind him to his left.
What happens next after President Donald Trump's last-minute decision to call off a US military airstrike on Iran. Also, Istanbul prepares for a do-over of mayoral elections at the insistence of Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan, whose party lost the vote earlier this spring. And, North Korean state TV has been airing an animated show that features a group of cute bunnies defeating an invading wolf. The World's Patrick Winn ponders what country the wolf could possibly be a proxy for.