Full story - November 19, 2018
A doctor works on a patient laid out on a table
Thousands of Cuban doctors work in remote areas of Brazil, part of the More Doctors program. But after President-elect Jair Bolsonaro questioned their training, the doctors may leave.
Full story - November 19, 2018
migrants reach through a fence with pieces of food
A group of about 3,000 migrants has travelled for more than a month to reach the US. Now, they’re just a half-hour walk away. But getting in seems more distant than ever.
Full episode - November 19, 2018
A person clings to a metal fence set against a bright blue sky.
Thousands of migrants are in Tijuana, Mexico, waiting for their chance to seek asylum in the US. But they may have to wait a month or longer for that chance. Also, President Donald Trump cited Finland when he talked about raking the forest floor to prevent forest fires. We find out what Finland actually does to manage its forests. Plus, we board an Arctic icebreaker and learn how the Arctic environment is changing due to climate change.
Full story - November 16, 2018
A IranAir Boeing 747SP aircraft is pictured before leaving Tehran's Mehrabad airport September 19, 2011.
For the past three decades, trade between Iran and the US has been very limited. The 2015 nuclear deal created a rare opening, a chance for American companies to enter the Iranian market. That didn't last long since President Donald Trump walked away from the deal.
Full story - November 16, 2018
Chinese President Xi Jinping walks next to Venezuela's President Nicolas Maduro in front of a row of Chinese troops
Venezuela is rolling out a new, smart-card ID known as the 'carnet de la patria,' or 'fatherland card.' The ID transmits data about cardholders to computer servers. The card is increasingly linked by the government to subsidized food, health and other social programs most Venezuelans rely on to survive.
Full episode - November 16, 2018
A handwritten sign says, "Short term help for evacuees. Please take what will help you through the next couple days. Be mindful of other evacuees!"
The owner of a taquería in Chico, California, says his heart told him to help people forced to flee their homes by deadly wildfires. So, he drove his taco truck over to an evacuation center and handed out hundreds of free meals. Also, how the latest American sanctions on Iran are impacting US-based businesses. Plus, a Colombian locksmith known for his love letters.
Full story - November 15, 2018
Children displaced from the Red Sea port city of Hodeidah have a meal in a shelter in Sanaa, Yemen November 1, 2018.
As a deadline for peace talks ticks down, US Congressman Jim McGovern and Yemeni activist Hisham Al-Omeisy say peace will take more than a pause by the Saudis.
Full story - November 15, 2018
Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez greets supporters at her midterm election night party
Some countries have instituted quotas to ensure some semblance of gender parity in government. But do quotas really work?
Full story - November 15, 2018
South Korean soldiers stand guard as construction equipment destroys a guard post in the Demilitarized Zone dividing the two Koreas in Cheorwon, Nov. 15, 2018. 
After an exciting revival, diplomatic relations between North Korea and the United States are sputtering to a standstill — and it’s largely because the US won’t budge on sanctions, some experts say.
Full episode - November 15, 2018
Migrants peer through a fence at a US soldier on the US side of the US-Mexico border.
Hundreds of migrants from Central America are in Tijuana, and some have already slipped across into the US. The reception from local residents has been mixed. Also, the US gave the warring parties in Yemen 30 days to start peace talks. Halfway through the 30 days, the war keeps going. Plus, a video of refugee kids from Eritrea dancing in the snow in Canada went viral. We have the back story.