Full episode - May 17, 2019
Two women make the shape of a heart with their hands
Taiwan becomes the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. Switzerland faces the question of gun control in a national referendum on Sunday. And American Cheryl Porter has been teaching gospel, soul and R&B in Italy for the past 20 years. She's a sensation, especially with white Italian tweens, who seek her coaching so that they can learn to sing like Beyoncé.
Full story - May 17, 2019
US President Donald Trump delivers remarks on immigration reform at a podium in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, May 16, 2019
In theory, yes. But the US would need to solve other, more pressing immigration problems before reaching a point where it could consider such a major shift.
Full story - May 17, 2019
Woman in a red dress laughs and claps her hands in front of a computer screen
Can you teach Italian children to sing like American R&B divas? Cheryl Porter can.
Full story - May 17, 2019
An anti-abortion marcher carries a picture of Jesus Christ during a rally at the Supreme Court during the 46th annual “March for Life” in Washington, D.C. on January 18, 2019.
Many abortion opponents find conviction in their religious faith. But what do different faiths say about when life really begins?
Full story - May 17, 2019
Multiple white windmills dot the blue ocean.
Finding more sources of renewable energy will be critical to battle climate change. In northern Europe, they’re harnessing the ocean winds offshore. Some in Massachusetts are looking to replicate that with some help from across the Atlantic.
Full story - May 17, 2019
Silhouetted people with umbrellas stand in front of the Louvre pyramid at night.
While the Louvre pyramid may be among late architect I.M. Pei's most recognizable works, his extensive career included many famous buildings around the world.
Full story - May 17, 2019
A Burundian African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) peacekeeper stands guard before being replaced by the Somali military at Jaale Siad Military academy in Mogadishu, Somalia. February 28, 2019.
Ahmed Hassan Hirei says his brother, Ibrahim Hirei, was killed in a US airstrike in Somalia. Now, he wants answers.
Full story - May 16, 2019
emen's Houthi movement forces ride in the back of vehicle during withdrawal from Saleef port in Hodeidah province
In the last week, news from Yemen began with a diplomatic victory but ended with a spike in violence. Attacking the world's worst humanitarian crisis, experts say, hinges on "actually stopping the fighting."
Full episode - May 16, 2019
A photo showing the corner of a exhibition booth with the words, "5G is On" illuminated in white.
The Trump administration announced plans to ban the use of Huawei's 5G technology in the US citing a threat to national security. Also, schools in Mexico City were shut down on Thursday because of the terrible air quality in the city this week. Plus, the US may be starting to harness off-shore wind for power — but, using ocean wind is already a booming business in Britain.
Full story - May 16, 2019
Buildings shrouded in smog with a red orb in the sky
Pollution levels have been deemed potentially harmful to human health in Mexico city as officials order school closures in an extraordinary step.

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