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.
Full story - October 09, 2018
two women standing
Sexual assault in the hotel industry is a global issue. Housekeepers here in the US are campaigning for more protections in the workplace.
Full episode - October 04, 2018
Russian President Vladimir Putin and Defense Minister Sergei Ivanov are shown walking past a marble floor depicting a bat at the new GRU military intelligence headquarters building in Russia.
Russia has again been accused of cyberattacks around the world. Also, Vice President Mike Pence warns China that the US will not back down from Chinese intimidation. And, Facebook's effort to combat disinformation in Brazil's election campaign.
Full story - October 04, 2018
Brazil's President Michel Temer with "FAKE" spelled out behind his head
This election, the work of fact-checking organizations is being amplified by a new partner: Facebook. It is part of the social media giant’s push to assure users it is taking misinformation campaigns in elections seriously. In September, Facebook announced it was dedicating its own “War Room” in Menlo Park to preventing election interference in Brazil — one of its five biggest markets.
Full story - October 04, 2018
A muddy river runs through a green landscape. On one side are trees and a dense forest; the other is bare.
Indigenous people are engaged in a fierce battle to defend the Amazon forest from illegal logging, and it’s working. Deforestation in indigenous territories is much lower than in other areas. But those efforts are fraught with danger.
Full story - October 03, 2018
Takuya Yokota in Tokyo in November 2017. He continues to speak out about North Korea's abduction of his sister in 1977.
Last year at the UN General Assembly, Donald Trump brought up the issue of the Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea. This year, he praised North Korea's leader for his courage.