Full story - November 21, 2018
US President Donald Trump is shown shaking hands with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a medium framed photograph.
President Donald Trump claims that Saudi Arabia's business with the US produces hundreds of thousands of jobs. But that's not really the case.
Full story - November 21, 2018
One of seven LGBTQ couples that got married in Tijuana, Mexico pose for a picture with an LGBTQ rainbow flag behind them
Many of the LGBTQ migrants making their way to the US fled violence and harassment at home. They found each other during this journey and have stayed together in a tight-knit group.
Full episode - November 21, 2018
A man stands in a parking lot filled with boxes of clothes. On a lightpost, someone has taped up an American flag.
What message does President Donald Trump's stance on Saudi Arabia send to other nations? A terrible one, says New Yorker writer Robin Wright. Also, the Greek town of Mati was devastated by fire this summer. Now young people from Mati are sending a message of solidarity to people displaced by the Camp Fire in California. Plus, how blockchain technology could track romaine lettuce and other produce through the global supply chain and, in the process, help make our food safer.
Full story - November 20, 2018
Sea Eagle Boats in Long Island, NY has been selling inflatable kayaks since 1968. The small company has manufactured its vessels overseas since the company’s inception, and now imports from China. 
President Donald Trump's tariffs are impacting small businesses across the US, including those who make boating products. The industry worries the tariffs could cost sales. And jobs.
Full episode - November 20, 2018
US President Donald Trump is shown shaking hands with Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman in a medium framed photograph.
President Donald Trump issued a statement today in which he stopped well short of blaming Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman for the murder of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Also, what the US could learn from the Dutch model of dealing with natural disasters like wildfires. Plus, why a Kentucky shaman administers the powerful hallucinogenic drug ayahuasca to people who suffer from psychological trauma.
Full story - November 19, 2018
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As the Arctic warms, it’s opening up a whole new economic frontier, with big opportunities for tourism, shipping and resource development, including oil and gas. But that also brings a whole new array of risks for the region and the world.
Full story - November 19, 2018
A doctor works on a patient laid out on a table
Thousands of Cuban doctors work in remote areas of Brazil, part of the More Doctors program. But after President-elect Jair Bolsonaro questioned their training, the doctors may leave.
Full story - November 19, 2018
migrants reach through a fence with pieces of food
A group of about 3,000 migrants has travelled for more than a month to reach the US. Now, they’re just a half-hour walk away. But getting in seems more distant than ever.
Full episode - November 19, 2018
A person clings to a metal fence set against a bright blue sky.
Thousands of migrants are in Tijuana, Mexico, waiting for their chance to seek asylum in the US. But they may have to wait a month or longer for that chance. Also, President Donald Trump cited Finland when he talked about raking the forest floor to prevent forest fires. We find out what Finland actually does to manage its forests. Plus, we board an Arctic icebreaker and learn how the Arctic environment is changing due to climate change.
Full story - November 16, 2018
A structure is seen engulfed in flames during the Camp Fire
Bernie Krause lost his home and original recordings in a California wildfire last year. His home is once again shrouded in smoke from the nearby Camp Fire.

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