Facing political and economic pressure from the US, Mexico has seen a shift in public attitude toward migrants: Rising resentment is replacing tolerance in a country that is both deeply religious and has a long history of sending its own citizens to the US.

Full episode - June 12, 2019
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The standoff between protesters and police in Hong Kong escalated on Wednesday after demonstrators surrounded the Legislative Council building and forced the city government to delay a key vote. Also, the booming business of home-delivered meal kits is a $6 billion industry worldwide. Some of those kits arrive swathed in plastic, but the pre-portioned ingredients also cut down on food waste. So, are meal kits worse for the planet than grocery shopping? Or better? And, on a remote Panamanian island, capuchin monkeys have learned to use stone tools, a rare behavior for non-human animals.
Full story - June 12, 2019
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Scientists found the capuchin monkey using stone tools to crush food in 2018 in a wildlife preserve in Panama. Earlier this spring, researchers went back to learn more about the monkey's innovation.
Full story - June 12, 2019
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Home-delivered meal kits are booming across the globe. They send us the raw ingredients and a recipe; we cook it up. But is our lust for convenience hurting or helping the planet?
Full story - June 12, 2019
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It’s estimated over 19 million tourists visited Amsterdam last year. Residents of the city of 850,000 say overtourism has made parts of the city unbearable.
Full story - June 11, 2019
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Think tanks with nonprofit status aren't required to say much of anything when it comes to the source of their funding — whether it be billionaires or foreign governments. That can become a problem when such organizations significantly influence foreign policy — such as the Iran nuclear deal — without disclosing to whom they are financially beholden.
Full episode - June 11, 2019
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The Vatican has issued a document rejecting the notion that gender identity can be fluid. It's being met with sharp criticism by some Catholics. Also on Tuesday, we meet the host of a radio show in Los Angeles that's geared toward the Iranian American community there. Plus, how the city of Amsterdam is dealing with too many tourists.
Full story - June 11, 2019
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In the battle to save a species in South Africa, questioning militancy is yielding results.
Full episode - June 10, 2019
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The proposed merger of two major defense contractors — Raytheon and United Technologies — prompts questions about the future of military weapons systems and role that private companies play in national defense. Also, what lessons are Hongkongers drawing from the large weekend protests over extradition arrangements with mainland China? Plus, we profile the Chilean women's soccer team as the Women's World Cup enters its first week.
Full story - June 10, 2019
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A team of four researchers spent 10 days in one of the remote places on earth to scout locations for sensors that will measure the warm water that is melting the Thwaites Glacier from below.
Full story - June 10, 2019
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Anti-corruption journalist Ivan Golunov was arrested on what many are saying is trumped up charges in retaliation for his investigative work. It has sparked an outpouring of support within Russia and internationally.