Journalist Maria Ressa, the head of Rappler, a news website critical of the government in the Philippines, is facing an accusation of cyber libel from the government of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte, and Duterte has denounced Rappler as "fake news." Also, we conclude our series on politics in Hungary. Today, how the rise for far-right parties has kept women out of positions of power in the country. Plus, a town in the Russian Arctic struggles to cope with a polar bear invasion.
One ethnic studies teacher in Oakland, California, noticed that her students, who come from all over the world, had some trouble relating to each other. So, she created a video dictionary so that the students can teach each other words and phrases from their home country.
Since Viktor Orbán returned to power in 2010, the media in Hungary has been consolidated by the government and friends of the government. Independent voices that remain are struggling to fund their journalism.
Millions of dollars worth of food and medical supplies is stalled on the Venezuela-Colombia border. Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro won't let the aid in. A former chief of staff says there are "strings attached" to the aid.
Notorious drug cartel ringleader "El Chapo" Joaquín Guzmán was found guilty on all counts in a New York courtroom today. But does it make a difference for the illegal drug trade? Plus, would an expansion of existing barriers along the border with Mexico impact drug smuggling into the US? And, the right-wing government in Hungary and the control it has over its media.