Facing political and economic pressure from the US, Mexico has seen a shift in public attitude toward migrants: Rising resentment is replacing tolerance in a country that is both deeply religious and has a long history of sending its own citizens to the US.

Full story - June 02, 2019
A ma in a bright orange suit holds his left arm in the air as an elephant seal opens its mouth to bellow.
Deep-diving seals equipped with satellite-enabled temperature probes are exploring uncharted waters, gathering data to help predict how fast West Antarctica’s glaciers may melt.
Full story - June 02, 2019
Headline reads, "How can a seal track climate change?" with an animated elephant seal
Scientists are using deep-diving seals to measure a band of warm water in Antarctica that is melting glaciers.
Full episode - May 31, 2019
A long line of semi-trucks are shown waiting in line at the US-Mexico border.
Will Mexico retaliate if President Trump follows through with tariffs on all goods coming from Mexico? Plus, how this latest tariff threat from the White House could potentially affect US consumers. And, Sudanese political cartoonist Khalid Albaih draws the pain of being in exile while a revolution unfolds back home. Plus, a Latin Grammy winner puts his own twist on merengue.
Full story - May 31, 2019
A truck crosses a bridge on the US-Mexican border.
President Donald Trump has stated his intention to raise tariffs by 5% on Mexican imports. This move risks hurting businesses, trade negotiations and political relationships between the two countries.
Full story - May 31, 2019
Several young men are shown looking past the camera with some wearing glasses.
A generation who has grown up under President Putin begins to take its place in Russian politics.
Full story - May 31, 2019
“Tear down the walls of ignorance and narrow-mindedness,” German Chancellor Angela Merkel told graduates at the 368th commencement ceremony at Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts, May 30, 2019.
Since the election of Donald Trump, Germany's leader Angela Merkel has been seen as an important global voice for Western liberal values. Her legacy is mixed, and it's unclear who will fill her shoes on the global political stage.
Full story - May 31, 2019
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Thousands of visitors converged on the Jacob K. Javits Convention Center this week for the sixth annual Cannabis World Congress and Business Expo.
Full story - May 31, 2019
Two students taking a picture with the Washington State governor
In Washington State, students' efforts to get their university to provide religious accommodations becomes a civics lesson.
Full episode - May 30, 2019
US President Donald Trump is shown looking to his left while standing behind a podium with the US presidential seal on it.
President Trump sends conflicting tweets on whether Russia helped him get elected. Meanwhile, the president's son-in-law and senior advisor, Jared Kushner, is in Israel to work out a Mideast peace plan, but it's come at a difficult time for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu who, on Thursday, formed a coalition government and lawmakers there dissolved parliament. Finally, get a culinary vocabulary lesson in Mon-Khmer.
Full story - May 30, 2019
Ayatollah Khamenei stands on a stage.
During tensions with the United States over Iran's nuclear ambitions, Ayatollah Khamenei has come out and declared a fatwa over the use of nuclear weapons. But what does this really mean for Iran and the recent nuclear deal? The World's host Marco Werman speaks with Omid Safi, a professor of Iranian studies at Duke University and the director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center, to find out.