Full story - February 05, 2019
day care
Having kids — it’s not cheap. Especially when you consider the cost of child care. Many women in the US say the cost makes it difficult to get ahead. But what if there were a model for universal day care? It turns out, there is such a thing — in Québec. The program is 20 years old and is an inspiration for many.
Full episode - February 05, 2019
Carlos Alfredo Vecchio gestures while standing next to Senator Jim Risch
Carlos Vecchio is the ambassador of Venezuela's opposition in Washington, and will be at Tuesday's state of the union as a guest of Sen. Marco Rubio. Vecchio tells host Marco Werman about his job drumming up support for Juan Guaidó, the US-recognized interim president of Venezuela. We also hear from Marco Villada, a former DACA recipient who grew up in California, but ended up stranded in Mexico while trying to clarify his immigration status. Plus, Marco speaks with Fawzia Koofi, a member of the Afghan parliament who is in Moscow on Tuesday for peace talks with the Taliban. Koofi was also the first female deputy speaker in the assembly.
Full story - February 04, 2019
Screenshots of Facebook posts
The World reporter Tania Karas covers global migration and often meets people on the move. Because of Facebook, she's been able to watch the milestones of refugees long after parting ways.
Full story - February 04, 2019
Defendents sit in a juror box and at tables during the Nuremberg trials in this historic photo
All of the Nuremberg trials were recorded on 1,942 gramophone records but using a needle to play them — to digitize them — could also damage them. So, a scientist found a way to use photos to create sound.
Full story - February 04, 2019
A young woman in a hijab shows her phone screen to another young woman whose back is turned to the camera. On the phone is Donald Trump.
In Trump's 2018 address, he outlined a four-pillar plan for immigration reform. Since the speech, he's focused on funding for a border wall, which caused the stalemate and the longest government shutdown in US history.
Full story - February 04, 2019
The Facebook logo is reflected in the lenses of a woman's glasses
Facebook turns 15 and we asked listeners why they were still using the social media site. For some, it was keeping in touch. For others, it's simple FOMO.
Full story - February 01, 2019
A busy scene at a border town in Cúcuta, Colombia.
As the economic and political crisis continues under President Nicolás Maduro, some 40,000 Venezuelans a day cross the Simón Bolívar bridge into Colombia. Some return or linger at the border. Others keep on walking.
Full story - February 01, 2019
women wearing colorful saris gather in a circle.
In India, strides are being made to increase access to contraception, but there are still plenty of challenges — especially when it comes to reaching rural women.
Full story - February 01, 2019
A Patriots fan poses before a NFL International Series game in Mexico City in November 2017. The Patriots have become Mexico’s team. Winning helps. The Patriots are heading to their 11th Super Bowl on Sunday, and ninth since 2002, the most of any NFL fran
Perhaps 40 million people will be watching the Super Bowl outside of the US. The game is growing exponentially overseas thanks, in part, to the NFL’s promotions.