Full story - September 26, 2018
Two men stand on rocky land as mountains and snow stretch out behind them. One holds a drill of some kind and is drilling into the rock.
A reporter interested in rising sea levels in New York City follows scientists to the Greenland ice sheet, where recent discoveries challenge what researchers thought they knew about the island of ice.
Full story - October 01, 2018
The Honourable Hunter Tootoo from Nunavut talks with two others
The show, "First Contact," which airs on the Aboriginal People's Television Network, has sparked controversy and dialogue over the way in which it handles racism.
Full episode - September 25, 2018
US President Donald Trump, in a red tie and dark suit, is shown at podium addressing the United Nations General Assembly.
President Donald Trump told world leaders on Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly that America rejects "the idea of globalism," but it accepts the "doctrine of patriotism." Plus, Trump defended his decision to pull the US out of the nuclear deal with Iran. And, we learn why peace on the Korean peninsula is driving a surge in interest in North Korean-style noodle dishes.
Full story - September 25, 2018
closeup of an acupuncturist's hands inserting needles
Despite the inconclusive evidence, the practice of alternative medicine, including acupuncture, is becoming more accepted in the US as a way to address pain. This is in part driven by the opioid epidemic that left 49,000 dead last year alone.
Full story - October 09, 2018
Angel Sanchez spent 12 years in a Florida state prison. Today, he is a law student at The University of Miami and an advocate for voting rights for formerly incarcerated individuals.
Around six million Americans with criminal records are excluded from voting in elections. Not ideal in a democracy. But this is not a new topic. Courts in other democracies have debated this issue, and some have found solutions.
Full story - September 25, 2018
a bowl of Naengmyeon, cold noodles that originates from North Korea
North and South Korean leaders dined on a bowl of buckwheat noodles submerged in a chilly, savory broth during their meeting in Pyongyang. Korean restaurant owners say there's been a resurgence of interest in the soup.
Full story - September 24, 2018
A couple of signs
The Hampstead Heath Ladies’ Pond has been a place where women having been taking a dip for over a century. But earlier this year, there were complaints when transgender women used the pond
Full story - September 24, 2018
a nicarguan migrant woman and her daughter in mexico
With political violence a daily threat at home, Nicaraguans are fleeing to Costa Rica and, increasingly, the US.
Full story - September 24, 2018
Iowa farmer Bruce Wessling walks through his farm. Iowa is the nation’s leading pork exporting state. China put a 25 percent tariff on imported American pork back in April.
The Chinese government took out a four-page advertisement in the Des Moines Register on Sunday. The ad was designed like a four-page newspaper section with various "articles" commenting on the trade war between the US and China.
Full episode - September 24, 2018
Deputy US Attorney General Rod Rosenstein is shown looking down and red stripped tie.
What's next for the US Justice Department, the Russia investigation and the status of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein? We ask a reporter in Washington. Also, the Chinese government reaches out to voters in Iowa. And, Facebook tests a new dating feature in Colombia.