Full story - December 04, 2019
This composite shows Uighur activist Ferkat Jawdat in front of the White House in Washington, March 28, 2019. His mother Minaiwaier Tuersun is pictured on the right shortly before she was detained in Xinjiang, China, in early 2018.
One Uighur American activist says a House bill focused on human rights will bring hope to people like his mother, who was detained in China for 15 months.
Full story - December 04, 2019
A protester stands with a sign reading "NHS NOT FOR SALE"
Public anxiety is growing over the United Kingdom's National Health Service — a national institution that guarantees tax-funded medical care to anyone in the UK. But parts of the NHS have begun to erode in the last decade — and there are concerns about US involvement in the system.
Full episode - December 04, 2019
US Capitol police officers are shown in shadow standing in front of a brightly lit TV monitor displaying several sentences of text related to US President Donald Trump's alleged impeachable offenses.
Four constitutional scholars testified Wednesday at the House Judiciary Committee and tried to tackle how to define impeachable behavior as part of the next phase of the impeachment inquiry into US President Donald Trump. Also, the summit of NATO leaders wrapped up in the United Kingdom with a joint statement and photo op — but the show of unity masks tensions. Also, Native American children in Canada and Alaska have declared a climate emergency. They're headed to the climate summit in Madrid to make their voices heard.
Full story - December 04, 2019
A person with white face paint and red robes stands near man in black uniform
Delegates from around the world are gathering in Madrid this week for the COP25 international climate negotiations at a crucial moment in the effort to combat climate change.
Full story - December 04, 2019
A woman stands next to a monument to a border guard with a dog, with buildings of Chinese border city Heihe seen in the background across the Amur River, in Blagoveshchensk, in Amur region, Russia, on December 1, 2019.
The project reflects Moscow’s attempts to pivot to the East to try to mitigate pain from Western financial sanctions imposed over its 2014 annexation of Ukraine’s Crimea.
Full story - December 04, 2019
Doctors operate under a dim light in a clinic.
The “superbug” bacteria often strike at much higher rates in the Middle East, according to Doctors Without Borders. The bacteria attack invisibly and without warning in the mangled limbs, bullet holes and other wounds of civilians and fighters in war zones.
Full story - December 03, 2019
A tourist leaps in the air with a backdrop of the skyline of Barcelona
As Barcelona gets more and more saturated with visitors, the tourism industry is beginning to spill over into residential neighborhoods. Some locals are trying to preserve their spaces.
Full story - December 03, 2019
A woman speaks at a podium with a man behind her
US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron underlined sharp discord among NATO members ahead of the alliance's 70th anniversary celebrations. But despite the clashes, UK Permanent Representative to the United Nations Karen Pierce says NATO is here to stay.
Full episode - December 03, 2019
France's President Emmanuel Macron is shown with both of his hands outstretched and wearing a blue suit.
All eyes are on NATO as the 70th anniversary summit gets underway in London. We speak with Ambassador Karen Pierce, the UK's representative to the United Nations, about the tension that's opened up between US President Donald Trump and French President Emmanuel Macron. Also, Trump is making additional international headlines while in London by threatening new tariffs against Argentinian and Brazilian steel, along with some French luxury goods. And, "Baby Shark" gets a Navajo language cover.
Full story - December 03, 2019
Iranians walk past a burned and destroyed bank.
In the aftermath of protests in Iran, authorities acknowledged that protesters were shot dead. Marco Werman speaks with the deputy director at the Center for Human Rights in Iran, Omid Memarian, about the situation in the country.