Full story - February 07, 2019
Venezuelans walk past a wall painted with the face of then presidential candidate Hugo Chávez. The leftist military leader tapped into a wave of discontent in the country with falling living standards and corrupt public institutions, December 1998.
Venezuela used to be one of the wealthiest countries in the world. So what happened? The World’s Jason Margolis looks at the economic collapse that led to the election of Hugo Chávez in 1998.
Full story - February 07, 2019
A boy sits with his back to the camera, wearing a baseball cap
As it gets harder to for immigrants to seek asylum in the US, follow the story of a 15-year-old boy trying to reunite with his mother.
Full episode - February 07, 2019
A teenage walks down a driveway next to a bright blue building
The former president of Costa Rica, Nobel Peace Prize winner Óscar Arias, is accused of sexual assault. Plus, how Venezuela went from being a wealthy country to one in economic collapse. And, we follow one boy in a “caravan” of migrants as he tries to reach his mother in California.
Full story - February 06, 2019
A woman holds a pamphlet in front of a blue door.
In 2005, India declared leprosy was no longer a public health concern. A decade after achieving this "elimination" status, India accounted for 60 percent of the global total of new leprosy cases.
Full story - February 06, 2019
Alicia Cruz, in the center of the photograph, is shown wearing a jean jacket and putting her left hand on the shoulder of the woman next to her.
Two psychotherapists from San Francisco put their skills to use in an unlikely place: a San Antonio bus station where newly arrived migrants were being released by ICE, with few resources.
Full story - February 06, 2019
Two up close portraits of white men with short hair cuts competing for prime minister.
Former military general Benny Gantz seems eager to make it clear that he can be Israel’s next Mr. Security, distinguishing himself from Benjamin Netanyahu with a strong anti-corruption message while the prime minister faces corruption charges and a looming indictment.  
Full story - February 05, 2019
A boy looks through the slats of the US-Mexico border fence at Friendship Park in Tijuana, Mexico.
A new policy that forces people to wait in Mexico as their US asylum claims are decided has raised questions about where the migrants will live, whether they will be safe and how they can manage high-stakes asylum cases while living in another country. The rollout has been chaotic and confusing.
Full story - February 05, 2019
Carlos Alfredo Vecchio speaks at a podium in front of reporters
The White House is recognizing Carlos Vecchio as Venezuela's new ambassador to the US. But embattled Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro has locked and shuttered the country's embassy.
Full story - February 05, 2019
A group of Chinese students walking.
The US is still the number one destination for many Chinese international students. But a recent incident at Duke University over students speaking Chinese has some colleges worried that the US is gaining a reputation for being unwelcoming.

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