Scores have been killed and many injured in Egypt today after the army went in to clear the camps of supporters of ousted President Mohammed Morsi. Meanwhile the interim government has declared a month-long state of emergency.
US Secretary of State John Kerry has called the situation in Egypt "deplorable" and appealed for calm. Host Marco Werman talks with former US Ambassador to Egypt, Frank Wisner, about his view of the events, and how the United States should respond.
Aides to Israel's PM are working on a new plan to recruit college students to spread the government's message. The online public diplomacy would be conducted by about 550 kids, who wouldn't be required to identify themselves as working for the government.
Mayor Bloomberg warns that his city could return to the bad old days of high crime without 'stop and frisk.' It's the controversial policing tactic that a federal judge struck down on Monday. We discuss how a similar police tactic is doing in Britain.
Some immigrants living in the shadows have gone to Washington, D.C. to lobby directly for immigration reform. We meet a janitor who made the trek to D.C. along with other members of his union. He's originally from Mexico and now lives in Pittsburgh.
When Edward Snowden initially reached out to journalist Glenn Greenwald about secret information on NSA surveillance programs, Greenwald ignored Snowden's emails. So Snowden reached out to filmmaker Laura Poitras.
Despite the controversy over Russia's anti-gay propaganda ban ahead of the upcoming Winter Olympics, there's no evidence of it at the Track and Field World Championships being held in Moscow. Host Marco Werman talks with Nicole Nazzaro.
Over the weekend author John Grisham wrote an op-ed in the New York Times about one of his fans, Guantanamo detainee Nabil Hadjarab. He found about Hadjarab when discovered that his books have been banned from the Guantanamo library.
The number of Americans abroad who are giving up their citizenship has risen sharply, according to the Wall Street Journal. Those renouncing citizenship in the first half of this year is the same as all of last year.
President Obama tried to calm Americans' fears about surveillance on Friday. Obama told reporters that government surveillance programs are still needed to protect Americans. But he also unveiled new measures to make the programs more transparent.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Irene Caselli about the latest in a long legal battle over the environmental legacy of oil drilling in the Ecuadorean Amazon. A court yesterday ordered the US company Chevron to pay damages of roughly $9 billion
Hundreds of anti-government protesters have clashed with police and supporters of Colonel Gaddafi in Libya's second city, in the latest display of unrest in the Arab world. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Rana Jawad in Libya.
Thousands of anti-government demonstrators continue to occupy the main square in Bahrain's capital. Maryam Al Khawaja of the Bahrain Centre for Human Rights speaks with anchor Lisa Mullians about the protestors demands for regime change.
Daniel Estrin reports on the resignation of the Palestinian parliament. Members of the ruling Fatah party hope the move will give them more credibility ahead of scheduled legislative and presidential elections in September.
Protests have been banned in Bahrain and the military has been ordered to tighten its grip after the violent removal of anti-government demonstrators. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with New York Times columnist Nicholas Kristof who is in Bahrain.
Reporter Daniel Estrin tells us that sexual harassment is fairly common in Egypt. A study by the Egyptian Center for Women's Rights have found that 60 percent of Egyptian women and 98 percent of foreign women are harassed on a daily basis.
Malaysian families are facing a critical shortage of maids. Most of the maids come from Indonesia. But Indonesia banned its citizens from going to work as maids in Malaysia after a series of abuses against them. Jennifer Pak reports from Kuala Lumpur.
The World's Alex Gallafent tells us about a new kids TV show in Britain called Rastamouse. It's wildly popular, but it's also been criticized for racial stereotyping. So will Rastamouse follow Thomas the Tank Engine and Angelina Ballerina onto US screens?