Full story - July 08, 2019
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu (center), Cabinet Secretary Tzachi Braverman (right) and Minister of Foreign Affairs Israel Katz (left), attend the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem on July 7, 2019.
Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu has been a fierce critic of the 2015 Iran nuclear deal. But now that the deal appears to be collapsing, Israel isn’t exactly celebrating.
Full story - July 05, 2019
Ash Carter sits in the WGBH studios in boston
Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter says the US and President Trump don't want a war in Iran. But the two countries could find themselves in an "unintentional conflict."
Full story - July 05, 2019
A woman cools off by splashing water on her face.
Most of the world's heat waves are getting more intense, says meteorologist Geert Jan van Oldenborgh. "What is surprising is the rate of increase in heat waves — [which is] much faster than we expected."
Full story - July 05, 2019
Firas Yordi, a Venezuelan of Lebanese descent, in front of his new restaurant in Beirut. He returned to his parents' homeland last year amidst Venezuela's financial crisis.
Some Venezuelans of Lebanese descent are reverse-migrating, fleeing Venezuela's economic crisis and finding refuge in the country of their ancestors.
Full story - July 05, 2019
a view of the Museum of the Palestinian People
The museum aims to "put Palestinians in the light that we are human beings. We’re artists, we’re entrepreneurs, we’re in politics and we [are] contributing a lot to the US as immigrants.”
Full story - July 04, 2019
A scientist dissects a mosquito at a research facility in Rockville, Maryland.
Researchers released 10,000 genetically modified mosquitos earlier this week. The hope is these mosquitoes could be used to eliminate the species that carries malaria.
Full story - July 03, 2019
tanks on rail cars waiting for a parade in washington, dc
Troops, tanks and a flypast will give a military flavor to this year's Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump is re-branding the day as a "Salute to America." The shift is controversial but not unprecedented.
Full episode - July 03, 2019
A migrant is shown walking with a bag across a dirt road.
The United Nations calls the attack on a migrant detention camp in Libya a possible war crime. Also, Montreal is experimenting with providing a driverless bus service. And, how did a tiny arctic fox manage to travel thousands of miles, from Norway to Canada?