Full story - January 16, 2019
A black woman stands with a staff.
As Virginia marks 400 years since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in the English colonies, it confronts the problem of silenced voices in history.
Full story - January 16, 2019
People sit on the steps outside Los Angeles immigration court, which has been closed since Dec. 22 due to a partial government shutdown over funding for a southern border wall.
Nearly 43,000 cases are estimated to have been canceled nationwide. California has seen the most cancellations — about 9,000 — followed by New York with more than 5,100. And immigrants who've waited years for their court date will now have to wait even longer.
Full story - January 16, 2019
A KGB agent disguise kit is shown with make-up and a wig.
A new museum of KGB objects has opened its doors in New York. Of the 3,500 pieces on display, only two are reproductions.
Full story - January 15, 2019
Monessen, Pennsylvania, was once a prosperous steel town. The small city, 27 miles south of Pittsburgh, has fallen on hard times since its steel mills shut down in the 1970’s and ‘80’s.
When presidential candidate Trump visited Rust Belt cities like Monessen, Pennsylvania, he made some bold promises to bring back jobs from overseas. Many voters, including lifelong Democrats, loved his message. How are they feeling now?
Full story - January 15, 2019
People form a line like a snake on the bed of a dry riverbed
A new photo book tells legends from the Mbomo people from the Republic of the Congo.
Full episode - January 15, 2019
A boy whose body is painted white wears a crown of wooden sticks that looks like a sunburst behind his head poses for a photo
Explosions and gunfire shock a hotel complex in Nairobi, Kenya. Plus, how confirmation hearings for the US attorney general could impact the ongoing investigation into connections between the Trump administration and President Vladimir Putin of Russia. And, the crucial vote in the UK Parliament on Brexit.
Full story - January 14, 2019
A couple is backlit against a stark stone fort interior.
This year marks 400 years since the first Africans were taken from Africa and sold as slaves in the English colonies. It was the largest migration in history: 12 million or more Africans forcibly moved to places across the Atlantic Ocean to be slaves. Today, all of those places are still dealing with the fallout.
Full story - January 14, 2019
Five people are painted with a light green paint and post together. Another man is on his knees with bananas.
"Congo Tales" is a new book featuring the stories of the Mbomo people in Congo, which includes portrait photography of the people acting out their myths.

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