Full story - January 18, 2019
A man leans over a table covered in dozens of identical little red books
Mao Zedong's 'Little Red Book' is an icon. Curators Julie O'Yang and Fernando Eloy have created a similar book — a yellow one — of quotes from Chinese President Xi Jinping.
Full story - January 18, 2019
A man is being handed a flier that says "Listen up Arabs" and describes the Census 2010 process.
The question would have required respondents to answer whether they and everyone in their household is a US citizen. The ruling has been appealed. There’s a small chance it could still end up on the census if the Trump administration can convince the Supreme Court to step in on its behalf. That would all need to happen by the June deadline for finalizing questions so the questionnaires can go to print.
Full story - January 18, 2019
A woman riding a wave
Black female surfers say they often have to battle aggression and isolation while out in the water. One group from Northern California hopes to change that by helping more black female surfers compete professionally.
Full episode - January 18, 2019
A woman on a surfboard
President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un have been exchanging "beautiful letters," according to Trump. Now, the two leaders are expected to arrange a second summit meeting for later this year. Also, the Swedish fitness trend "plogging" is a mashup of jogging while picking up litter. Yes, this is a real thing. Plus, we hit the beach in Santa Monica, California, where a Senegalese woman is training for the new Olympic sport of surfing, and she's getting coaching and support from local waveriders with Black Girls Surf.
Full story - January 17, 2019
two men kick a protester on the ground
A group of protesters who were attacked by Turkish security officials back in May 2017 are suing the Turkish government. Murat Yasa, a Kurdish activist who is among those suing, says the attack has left with him long-term physical and psychological issues.
Full story - January 17, 2019
people marching
This year's Women's March in the US is experiencing some tension at the top, but that hasn't slowed down other women across the globe who are also marching for their rights.
Full story - January 16, 2019
A black woman stands with a staff.
As Virginia marks 400 years since the arrival of the first enslaved Africans in the English colonies, it confronts the problem of silenced voices in history.
Full story - January 16, 2019
People sit on the steps outside Los Angeles immigration court, which has been closed since Dec. 22 due to a partial government shutdown over funding for a southern border wall.
Nearly 43,000 cases are estimated to have been canceled nationwide. California has seen the most cancellations — about 9,000 — followed by New York with more than 5,100. And immigrants who've waited years for their court date will now have to wait even longer.
Full story - January 16, 2019
A KGB agent disguise kit is shown with make-up and a wig.
A new museum of KGB objects has opened its doors in New York. Of the 3,500 pieces on display, only two are reproductions.