Full story - January 07, 2021
Supporters of President Donald Trump climb the West wall of the the US Capitol on Wednesday, Jan. 6, 2021, in Washington, DC.
Newly elected Rep. Mondaire Jones of New York was in the Capitol on Wednesday when pro-Trump extremists breached the building. "We need to remove this president. He's shown himself to be a danger even in the final weeks of his presidency," Jones said.
Full episode - January 07, 2021
A large crowd of people are shown forcing their way past armed security officers at the US Capitol building.
The US has presented itself as a beacon of democracy around the world. How have the events of this week impacted the US’ image? And, among those who stormed the Capitol on Wednesday were supporters of QAnon, a dangerous conspiracy theory that has grown internationally. Also, host Carol Hills speaks with Sri Lankan writer Indi Samarajiva who shares his experience living through the recent coup in his country and the violent events that followed.
Full story - January 07, 2021
US Capitol police with guns drawn stand near a barricaded door as members of a mob try to break into the House Chamber in Washington.
In the hours after pro-Trump extremists stormed the US Capitol building on Wednesday, world leaders condemned the chaos and violence that erupted as Trump loyalists attempted to overturn Nov. 3 US presidential election results won by Joe Biden.
Full episode - January 06, 2021
Rioting protesters are shown breaking throw a police barrier with the US Capitol building shown in the background.
The peaceful transition of power is a democratic principle that for the most part hasn't been challenged here in the US. But this year, after this election, many Americans are nervous as angry supporters of President Donald Trump stormed the US Capitol on Wednesday. And, in contrast to other vaccination programs, in Israel, health officials have been vaccinating about 1.5% of the population every day. Also, a valuable painting by Wassily Kandinsky is in a major museum in Amsterdam. It once belonged to a Jewish family before World War II. Now the heirs are suing to get it back.
Full story - January 06, 2021
A health worker gives a shot in the arm to a person with silver hair in front of a blue and white Israeli flag.
New cases have surged to a three-month high in Israel, but health authorities have still managed to vaccinate about 50% of the country’s high-risk population.
Full story - January 06, 2021
This forest in a region of Austria known as the wood quarter is managed according to “close-to-nature” practices, or Pro Silva standards.
The ancient technique of astute observation, low-intervention forestry allows trees to grow and age before harvest. 
Full story - January 06, 2021
Six people wearing medical masks stand and shout slogans.
Early morning arrests in Hong Kong were the most sweeping crackdown on Hong Kong’s democracy movement since the controversial national security law was imposed by Beijing last June.
Full episode - January 05, 2021
A man is shown sitting with his head back and a medical professional taking a nasal swab from his nose.
Health professionals in India are gearing up to begin the world’s most ambitious vaccination campaign after officials there approved the emergency use of two COVID-19 vaccines. And, one of the main issues the US President-elect Joe Biden’s administration will be dealing with when it enters the White House is the war in Afghanistan. Also, Saudi Arabia, UAE, and Bahrain have ended their 3-year-old land, air and sea blockade on Qatar.
Full story - January 05, 2021
Supporters of Rizieq Shihab, leader of the Islam Defenders Front, confront police officers during a rally in Jakarta, Indonesia, Dec. 18, 2020. Hundreds of protesters marched in Indonesia's capital on Friday to demand the release of the firebrand cleric w
Morals are the stock-in-trade of the Islamic Defenders Front, which is likely the largest vigilante group in Asia. They claim millions of followers — though 200,000 is a more reasonable estimate — and they seek to purify society through fear.
Full story - January 05, 2021
A man is shown with his hands in his coat pockets and wearing a face mask crossing a the street with England's Royal Exchange is in the distance.
British Prime Minister Boris Johnson announced a strict new national lockdown starting midnight on Tuesday to prevent the spread of the coronavirus as the country struggles to cope with a surge in cases. And, health officials in Mexico on Monday approved the Oxford-AstraZeneca coronavirus vaccine for emergency use. Also, Saudi Arabia announced that the kingdom would end its embargo with Qatar.