Full story - January 31, 2019
A glowing billboard on a mobile truck says Free Venezuela.
America’s sanctions against Venezuela have been riddled with controversy. The power crisis that exploded on Jan. 23 raised complex questions about US interventions in Latin America as Venezuela leadership grows more complicated by the day.
Full story - January 31, 2019
Black and white image of several people and a horse standing in front of teepees. A dog howls in the mid-foreground.
Indigenous Crees lived in the northern Plains long before the US-Canada border divided the region. But bisected by the line and labeled “foreign” Indians in the US, Cree were denied basic necessities, work — and eventually, even the right to stay in the country.
Full story - January 30, 2019
Four black and white photos of a Korean baby in a row, with a file folder above.
Shawyn Lee was adopted from South Korea into a white, midwestern American family. Three decades later, she touched down in Seoul again for the first time, exploring her heritage as a queer, Korean adoptee.
Full story - January 30, 2019
a bald man crouches down next to a graffiti-covered stone. he wears a vest that says "erase the hate"
Corey Fleischer removes graffiti whenever he sees it — and then posts to his Instagram account, which has amassed more than 55,000 followers.
Full story - January 30, 2019
a full band on stage, singing and performing in the glow of purple stage lights
Pancho Villa's legendary drama became the perfect subject for an opera created by composer Graham Reynolds called, "Pancho Villa From a Safe Distance."
Full story - January 30, 2019
Kim Jong-un inspects a large metal piece of equipment with others around him.
US Intelligence officials told senators on Tuesday that North Korea is not disarming it's nuclear program, despite President Trump's statements to the contrary. But one expert says the prospects of war is no longer a "serious possibility."
Full story - January 30, 2019
The corporate logo of Venezuelan state-owned oil company PDVSA is seen at a gas station sign
Oil accounts for 95 percent of Venezuelan exports. It's became even more critical when the Trump administration blocked US revenue to a subsidiary of Venezuela's state oil company in a bid to force Venezuelan President Nicolás Maduro from office.
Full story - January 30, 2019
A Buddhist monk walks through a crowd with his hands in a prayer position
The world is watching as Thich Nhat Hanh, Buddhist monk with celebrity followers, hovers near death. He was a friend of Martin Luther King Jr. and a key figure during the Vietnam War.
Full story - January 30, 2019
A young man sits at a table and talks with his mother.
It is not easy to get a college degree as a working, single mom – and it can be close to impossible if you are undocumented. One immigrant mom in Arizona was able to put her family on a path to college once they got legal status.

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