Full story - October 16, 2018
three men stand on podiums, two with their fists in the air
In 1968, Andrew Larkin and his Harvard teammates represented the United States at the Summer Olympics in Mexico City. There, American runners John Carlos and Tommie Smith turned the world on its head by raising two fists in the air while the national anthem played.
Full episode - October 16, 2018
US Sen. Elizabeth Warren is shown wearing a blue jacket leaning against a marble wall.
How do you define and measure Indigenous groups? The World's Rupa Shenoy looked over Sen. Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American ancestry and how it all fits into a history of the US government trying to define Native Americans. Plus, a Myanmar campaign to spread anti-Rohingya propoganda on Facebook. And, how a Salvador Dalí painting was stolen from Rikers Island.
Full story - October 15, 2018
A woman wearing blue stands at her stall in the market
Women dominate the food business in Bolivia. From farmers to market sellers, chefs to restaurant owners, women are transforming Bolivia's capital, La Paz, into a food destination.
Full story - October 15, 2018
A large concrete sphere sits on a brown hill overlooking a slate blue sea.
A sculpture in Iceland marks the location of the Arctic Circle — at least the circle's location this year, because it turns out that the Arctic Circle doesn't stay in one place. It's a suggestion of how difficult it is to pin down anything in the Arctic.
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 story - October 15, 2018
Arctic Fox
How much do you know about the Arctic? Take our quiz to test your knowledge.
Full episode - October 15, 2018
Saudi Arabia's Crown Prince Mohammed bin Salman is shown in a close-up photo with his traditional head wrap.
Not too long ago Mohammed bin Salman was seen in the West as a reformer. Now, after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, his image is called into question. Plus, the first installment in our series on the Arctic Circle. And, a family separated at the border is back together now in Guatemala, but the parents say their daughter has changed.
Full story - October 12, 2018
hero swimmers
Prior to Sara Mardini's arrest, the two Mardini sisters were better known for saving the lives of 18 other refugees.
Full episode - October 12, 2018
A man is shown throwing a piece of wood from the ruins of a house in in Palu, Indonesia.
Today, we look at hacking vulnerabilities in US weapon systems: Next-generation weapons being developed by the Department of Defense are highly vulnerable to cyberattacks. Plus, the complicated challenges surrounding foreign disaster relief. And, Harvard University is accused of discriminating Asian Americans — and the trial starts on Monday.
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.

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