Iranian presidential election stokes controversy
It's election day in Iran. And the presidential election is already mired by controversy. Critics say the stage has deliberately been set for one candidate to win — the man closest to Iran's supreme leader. Also, throughout the US, states are pulling out all the stops to encourage people to get vaccinated, including lotteries. In Thailand, get vaccinated, win a cow. Plus, celebrating Juneteenth in China this year has a special meaning for Black Americans living there.
- Is political reform dead in Iran?
- The city that hosts the largest US Confederate monument holds its first Juneteenth
- Juneteenth in Shanghai
- Kim Jong-un says North Korea should expect ‘dialogue and confrontation’ with the US
- China’s space station has its first residents
- Famine looms in Ethiopia
- The business of camel trading is changing in Somaliland
- The lasting impact of a chip shortage on global car supply
- Haitian American artist Momma Nikki sings about a complicated father-child relationship — and reconciliation