Full story - February 25, 2019
A man pours beer into a glass from a growler as several people are seated around a table.
The Border Community Alliance takes hundreds of Americans each year to see what’s really on the other side of the border. The Arizona-based nonprofit offers multiple travel itineraries, including overnight tours and day-trips, all of them meant to counteract fears about the border region.
Full episode - February 25, 2019
an orange order on the door of the Orchids of Asia Day Spa in Jupiter, Florida, US.
Today we examine how international sex trafficking networks operate, how women are coerced into them, and how those women fare once freed from sexual enslavement. Also, a nonprofit group in Arizona tries to increase cross-border understanding through tourism. And, last night the Oscar for best documentary short went to "Period. End Of Sentence," a film about the practice in some cultures of banishing women who are menstruating. We meet a Nepali woman who is working to end the practice in her country.
Full story - February 22, 2019
Pope Francis bows his head in prayer. Around him are other members of the clergy wearing red caps
The Vatican is in day two of a four-day long conference on sex abuse. One survivor and now advocate says there are some promising signs — but says the summit should be the beginning of many conversations about new regulations.
Full story - February 22, 2019
A man carrying a climbing rope stands on a field with a woman wearing a black hat.
Chai Vasarhelyi and Jimmy Chin, directors of the Oscar-nominated film "Free Solo" speak about how they look at personal risk for themselves and their film subjects.
Full story - February 22, 2019
People are shown walking around at Tlaxiaco’s market, with the steeples of the Santa Maria de la Asunción church in the distance.
Tlaxiaco has been inundated with international attention in recent months because it’s the hometown of Yalitza Aparicio, the star of the movie Roma, who emerged from obscurity to become an Oscar nominee. But Tlaxiaco is already well known in Fresno, California, and other cities throughout the US because of decades of migration from this region of Mexico. Those ties are fortified by La Hora Mixteca, or The Mixtec Hour, a bi-national radio program.
Full episode - February 22, 2019
Pope Francis walks through a group of other clergy members
Reaction from Rome, where a dayslong Vatican summit on sexual abuse has been held. Also, Robert Mueller could issue a report soon on his investigation into connections between the Trump presidential campaign and Russia. And we turn our eyes to the skies with two stories about space.
Full story - February 21, 2019
A school campus with small blue buildings
Often, migrant teens have to work to pay for their own rent or help with family expenses.  High school can be overwhelming. Rusdale High School, just for immigrant students 16 or older, accommodates their needs to help them achieve.
Full story - February 21, 2019
Renu Begum, sister of teenage British girl Shamima Begum who left the UK to join ISIS, holds a photo of her sister as she makes an appeal for Shemima to return home
Jesse Morton, a former jihadi recruiter who now runs the group "Parallel Networks" to rehabilitate other radicalized individuals says, "Foreign fighters with ISIS can sometimes be the most credible voices in deterring others."
Full story - February 21, 2019
tennis court royal box
There’s a debate going on among athletes sparked by the controversial comments of tennis legend Martina Navratilova. She says it’s cheating when transgender women compete in women’s sports.
Full episode - February 21, 2019
Buildings under construction in the desert city of Riyadh
Saudi officials try to market the kingdom as a tourist destination. Plus, Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has a government in crisis. And a report out this week finds Americans have few options when it comes to recycled tissue products, including toilet paper, and it's having a devastating impact on Canada's northern forests.