Full story - October 11, 2018
A slate-blue sea stretches out on the horizon. In the foreground, green grass is dotted with wildflowers.
For generations, Alaskan Natives crossed the Bering Sea to visit family on nearby islands. It’s harder today, thanks to international politics, high costs and weather.
Full episode - October 11, 2018
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is shown sitting next to President Donald Trump.
The long and close relationship between the US and Saudi Arabia has become more complicated after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Plus, a suspected Chinese spy is in jail for stealing US trade secrets. And, we hear about Arizona's changing demographics.
Full story - October 11, 2018
American student Lara Alqasem, 22, appears at the district court in Tel Aviv, Israel October 11, 2018. She wants to study at Hebrew University. But Israeli authorities are questioning her politics.
University of Florida graduate Lara Alqasem applied and got accepted to a master's program at Hebrew University. But Israeli authorities say her political past disqualifies her.
Full story - October 11, 2018
a man with goggles and a protective helmet points to the factory behind him
The coming years should bring more solid, blue-collar jobs to Springfield, as CRRC builds subway cars not just for Boston, but also for Philadelphia and LA. But now there’s a hitch: significant uncertainty linked to President Trump’s escalating trade war with China.
Full story - October 11, 2018
Workers milk cows at Armstrong Manor Farm in Caledon, Ontario. Computers measure how much milk each cow produces, then shut off the milking process when the flow decreases below a certain amount.
One could argue that NAFTA negotiations came down to one big sticking point: Canadian milk. Trump won, Canada lost. And Canadian farmers aren't happy.
Full story - October 11, 2018
Victoria Lomasko is shown in this portrait photo with black coat standing in front of an illustrated wall.
If you’re among those who feel press coverage of Russia has an unhealthy fascination with all things Vladimir Putin, then enter artist Victoria Lomasko’s “Other Russias” to the rescue. Lomasko is out to capture Russian stories that most of us never see.
Full story - October 11, 2018
Young girl, shown from behind, with arms outstreched, in room in home
A US government court settlement leaves one mother, separated from her daughter and then deported in 2017, wondering whether the US will do anything to help her reunite with the daughter it took from her at the US border.
Full story - October 11, 2018
People stand in auditorium-like room in front of folding table with a clipboard on it, surrounding a woman, in support
Will Latino candidates bring out more Democratic voters in Arizona? The answer might depend on how Latinos feel about the border.
Full story - October 15, 2018
Children play in a dirt yard between two huts.
Despite everything that happened, and even though he would like to remain with his family intact in Guatemala, her father sees no hope. He still wants to go to the US.
Full episode - October 10, 2018
Large waves crash along a pier as Hurricane Michael approaches Panama City Beach, Florida.
What happened to the missing Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi? A week ago, Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. No one has seen him since. Host Marco Werman speaks with reporter Borzou Daragahi about claims from Turkish media and government officials that a 15-person Saudi hit squad entered the country hours before Khashoggi disappeared. And we hear from Tamara Cofman Wittes, former deputy assistant secretary of state for near eastern affairs. She says President Donald Trump has given Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman of Saudi Arabia a blank check, leading to repression in the country. Plus, with Hurricane Michael lashing the Gulf Coast, The World's Carolyn Beeler tells us about how US military installations in the region are preparing for the storm and for rising seas and more extreme weather in general.