man in front of Harvard University sign looks at phone
Most Asian Americans support affirmative action, but some are wondering: Will it hurt my chances of getting into a top university?
Full episode - October 09, 2018
Outgoing US Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley is shown in a pink dress sitting next to President Donald Trump wearing a dark blue suit and red tie.
Nikki Haley announced her resignation as US ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday. The outgoing ambassador boasted that America is stronger now and more respected internationally than before Donald Trump's presidency. We look at Haley's record while at the UN. Also, most states ban felons from voting. How does that compare to other Western democracies? And, we caught up with an 8-year-old girl who found an ancient sword while she was swimming in a lake in Sweden.
Full story - October 09, 2018
One woman wears an white protective suit and has a large plastic jug strapped to her back; another woman stands next to her as both inspect a branch of a bush.
A government program has created 800 full-time Indigenous rangers who patrol to make sure water sources are clean and restore resources damaged by intensive farming practices.
Full episode - October 08, 2018
Human rights activists and friends of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi hold his pictures during a protest outside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 8, 2018.
Jair Bolsonaro could be on his way to becoming Brazil's president, despite opposition from women outraged by his sexist views. And yet, many of Brazilian women still support him. We find out why. Also, a UN panel says urgent action is needed soon if we are to avoid the worst consequences of climate change. Plus, we remember the late Juan Romero, who was haunted by the assassination of Robert F. Kennedy in 1968. Romero was there. He was the busboy who was photographed cradling Kennedy's head after he was shot.
Full story - October 08, 2018
Human rights activists and friends of Saudi journalist Jamal Khashoggi hold his pictures during a protest outside the Saudi Consulate in Istanbul, Turkey October 8, 2018.
Jordanian journalist Salameh Nematt has faith his friend Jamal Khashoggi is still alive, despite reports he was killed inside a Saudi consulate in Turkey.
Full story - October 09, 2018
A group of Aboringinal women are shown sitting during a Sunday picnic in Telegraph Station in Alice Springs.
The number of Aboriginal children removed from their families in Australia and placed in out-of-home care has doubled in the last 10 years. In the Northern Territory it is three times as high as a decade ago.
Full story - October 05, 2018
close up of Maya Gabeira surfing
This week, Maya Gabeira was awarded the Guinness World Record for the biggest wave surfed by a woman.
Full story - October 10, 2018
pamhplets, T-shirt with man's face on table
On the congressional campaign for the 50th District in California, incumbent Duncan Hunter was indicted for corruption. Then he went on the attack.
Full episode - October 05, 2018
Protesters are shown holding white placards with red lettering reading "#MeToo" during a rally against sexual harassment in Tokyo, Japan.
It's been a year since the public learned of the sexual abuse allegations against Harvey Weinstein. We take a look at the global #MeToo movement one year later. Plus, there's an online war against Brazil's presidential frontrunner. And, playwright Eve Ensler talks with us about this year's Nobel Peace Prize winners.
Full story - October 05, 2018
Books are shown in stacks, one of them is by Peruvian-Spanish writer Mario Vargas Llosa, winner of the 2010 Nobel Prize in Literature.
The Swedish Academy will not award a Nobel Prize in literature this year, but that doesn't mean there haven't been excellent books. So, we asked for your nominations.