Facing political and economic pressure from the US, Mexico has seen a shift in public attitude toward migrants: Rising resentment is replacing tolerance in a country that is both deeply religious and has a long history of sending its own citizens to the US.

Full story - June 04, 2019
Protesters in Tiananmen Square hold up a sign that says absolute power corrupts absolutely.
June 4, 2019, marks 30 years since the massacre during protests at Tiananmen Square in Beijing, China.
Full episode - June 03, 2019
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II greets US President Donald Trump are shown facing each other shaking hands.
Britain rolled out the royal red carpet for President Donald Trump on Monday. Also, we kick off our week-long series on Russia on Monday when we hear about a recent trend among Russian millennials and Gen Zers: volunteering. Plus, researchers aboard an icebreaker in Antarctica attached temperature sensors to a dozen seals. For the next year, they’ll chart the layer of warm water that’s reaching West Antarctica’s glaciers and melting them.
Full story - June 03, 2019
A woman is shown standing behind three cats in cages below a wooden sign that says, "Woof fest."
A growing number of Russians are volunteering time to help solve issues facing the country — issues that the Russian state is not taking on itself.
Full story - June 02, 2019
A ma in a bright orange suit holds his left arm in the air as an elephant seal opens its mouth to bellow.
Deep-diving seals equipped with satellite-enabled temperature probes are exploring uncharted waters, gathering data to help predict how fast West Antarctica’s glaciers may melt.
Full story - June 02, 2019
Headline reads, "How can a seal track climate change?" with an animated elephant seal
Scientists are using deep-diving seals to measure a band of warm water in Antarctica that is melting glaciers.
Full episode - May 31, 2019
A long line of semi-trucks are shown waiting in line at the US-Mexico border.
Will Mexico retaliate if President Trump follows through with tariffs on all goods coming from Mexico? Plus, how this latest tariff threat from the White House could potentially affect US consumers. And, Sudanese political cartoonist Khalid Albaih draws the pain of being in exile while a revolution unfolds back home. Plus, a Latin Grammy winner puts his own twist on merengue.
Full story - May 31, 2019
A truck crosses a bridge on the US-Mexican border.
President Donald Trump has stated his intention to raise tariffs by 5% on Mexican imports. This move risks hurting businesses, trade negotiations and political relationships between the two countries.
Full story - May 31, 2019
Several young men are shown looking past the camera with some wearing glasses.
A generation who has grown up under President Putin begins to take its place in Russian politics.
Full story - May 31, 2019
“Tear down the walls of ignorance and narrow-mindedness,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel told graduates at the 368th commencement ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 30, 2019.
Since the election of Donald Trump, Germany's leader Angela Merkel has been seen as an important global voice for Western liberal values. Her legacy is mixed, and it's unclear who will fill her shoes on the global political stage.
Full story - May 31, 2019
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Thousands of visitors converged on the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center this week for the sixth annual Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo.

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