Full episode - May 20, 2019
Four soldiers in full combat gear are seen in shadow with the setting sun behind them.
What do US veterans think about the possibility that the president could issue pardons for service members convicted of war crimes? We reached out to vets who served in Afghanistan and Iraq for their reaction. Also, how volunteers are helping to provide health care for the growing number of migrants crossing the US-Mexico border. And a historic mission to study the icy waters underneath Antarctica's Thwaites Glacier.
Full story - May 20, 2019
US President Donald Trump is shown in a close-up photograph listening to questions with a fixed gaze straight ahead.
US President Donald Trump has requested the preparation of paperwork needed for the possible pardons of several US military members accused of or convicted of war crimes.
Full story - May 20, 2019
Drone footage
Oceanographer Anna Wåhlin brought an autonomous submarine aboard the Nathaniel B. Palmer. It traveled underneath Thwaites to map the seafloor below.
Full episode - May 17, 2019
Two women make the shape of a heart with their hands
Taiwan becomes the first place in Asia to legalize same-sex marriage. Switzerland faces the question of gun control in a national referendum on Sunday. And American Cheryl Porter has been teaching gospel, soul and R&B in Italy for the past 20 years. She's a sensation, especially with white Italian tweens, who seek her coaching so that they can learn to sing like Beyoncé.
Full story - May 17, 2019
US President Donald Trump delivers remarks on immigration reform at a podium in the Rose Garden of the White House in Washington, DC, May 16, 2019
In theory, yes. But the US would need to solve other, more pressing immigration problems before reaching a point where it could consider such a major shift.
Full story - May 17, 2019
Woman in a red dress laughs and claps her hands in front of a computer screen
Can you teach Italian children to sing like American R&B divas? Cheryl Porter can.
Full story - May 17, 2019
An anti-abortion marcher carries a picture of Jesus Christ during a rally at the Supreme Court during the 46th annual “March for Life” in Washington, D.C. on January 18, 2019.
Many abortion opponents find conviction in their religious faith. But what do different faiths say about when life really begins?
Full story - May 17, 2019
Multiple white windmills dot the blue ocean.
Finding more sources of renewable energy will be critical to battle climate change. In northern Europe, they’re harnessing the ocean winds offshore. Some in Massachusetts are looking to replicate that with some help from across the Atlantic.
Full story - May 17, 2019
Silhouetted people with umbrellas stand in front of the Louvre pyramid at night.
While the Louvre pyramid may be among late architect I.M. Pei's most recognizable works, his extensive career included many famous buildings around the world.
Full story - May 17, 2019
A Burundian African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) peacekeeper stands guard before being replaced by the Somali military at Jaale Siad Military academy in Mogadishu, Somalia. February 28, 2019.
Ahmed Hassan Hirei says his brother, Ibrahim Hirei, was killed in a US airstrike in Somalia. Now, he wants answers.