Full episode - March 08, 2019
A crowd of women stand under a shower of confetti. They have gold medals around their necks and are wearing matching shirts reading "world champs."
The US Women's National Soccer team is suing their sport's governing body for equal pay. Also, leading clerics in Indonesia are urging Muslims around the world to refrain from using the Arabic word for "infidel" to refer to non-Muslims. And we meet Micropixie, a San Francisco-based musician whose family has been migrating between continents for three generations, leaving her with a unique perspective on borders and freedom.
Full story - March 07, 2019
A woman wearing a colorful headband holds a bass guitar
Musician Islam Elbeiti is part of the face of the monthslong protests that have become the biggest threat to President Omar al-Bashir since he took over in a coup almost 30 years ago.
Full story - March 07, 2019
On Thursday, the Canadian government apologized for the mistreatment of families like Anawak's in the mid-20th century. 
Full episode - March 07, 2019
Andrej Babis sits next to Trump.
We're following a report that the US government has secretly tracked journalists who covered immigration, as well as immigration activists and lawyers who helped migrants hoping to enter the US. The tracked individuals had their names reportedly put in a government database, and in some cases, they were singled out for extra scrutiny when crossing the US-Mexico border. Also, it's the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, when a popular nonviolent uprising ended Communist rule in what was then Czechoslovakia. Plus, a young jazz musician from Sudan who's part of the protest movement there.
Full story - March 06, 2019
Shadows of tourists are cast across a papal crest on the floor
Author David Kertzer tells host Marco Werman that historians hope to learn how much the Vatican knew about the persecution and mass murder of European Jews.
Full story - March 06, 2019
Women in green and yellow costumes dance
Haiti's government canceled Carnival after recent unrest, leaving musicians and artists who had spent time and money preparing to perform with bills they have no chance of paying back.
Full story - March 06, 2019
Researchers hoist the orange-colored Hugin autonomous submarine onto the deck of the Nathaniel B. Palmer.
The World's Carolyn Beeler has her latest dispatch from a research trip to Antarctica. Climate change researchers aboard the icebreaker Nathaniel B. Palmer sent a robotic submarine for the first look ever at the seafloor under the massive Thwaites Glacier.
Full episode - March 06, 2019
A kipper with the Israeli flag is in focus
We discuss: What constitutes anti-Semitism? American Rabbi Susan Silverman shares her thoughts on Ilhan Omar's recent comments and how those words have resonated in Israel. Plus, we continue our series on caste, and how that affects people here in the US. And the trans-Atlantic debate over food safety standards and American chickens.
Full story - March 05, 2019
a drop of blood being placed onto a slide
Researchers say a cure for HIV/AIDS is on the horizon, but it's important to reduce cases overall while a cure is developed.
Full episode - March 05, 2019
A woman touches the hair of a young man as he points to it (left). The same man sits in a chair in a suit and tie
A series this week, 'Caste in America,' tells about the social conventions of castes and how they shape the lives of millions of people living in caste-based societies. On Tuesday, we begin with one man's return to his native India, where he was born an "Untouchable." Plus, data security in the US Census and the potential that the identities of undocumented immigrants could be compromised through data leaks. And, gender bias against women in French linguistics.