The Trump administration wants immigrants to stop using public benefits, but many immigrants are already severely restricted from receiving assistance with food, health and child care. Even when they are at their most vulnerable.
Former residents of Northview Heights in Pittsburgh remember marching bands and days at the recreation center. But that was before shootings and drugs became commonplace for some 1,600 residents of the public housing project.
A UC Davis researcher says they won’t know for sure until their research is complete, but worry that those who lose DACA status will be at risk for anxiety, hopelessness, embarrassment, sadness, shame and self-blame.
Jesse Bering says that evolution has shaped us into religious beings. Beyond that, he finds that even though there is no scientific proof that god exists, believing in god has psychological and health benefits.
Jessica Golloher reports from Moscow on how some Russians escape the winter blues with the help of zoo animals. Russia's long, cold and dark winters have been linked with high rates of depression and stress.
Economist Ed Glaeser is convinced that cities make us better, and that the proof can be seen everywhere from Minneapolis to Shanghai. Glaeser is a professor at Harvard and senior fellow at the Manhattan Institute.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head about the trial of Aung Sung Suu Kyi. The Burmese opposition leader is charged with violating the terms of her house arrest. The prosecution wrapped up its case today.
Senator Edward Kennedy was one of the strong voices against the US-led war in Iraq. We feature an exchange he had in 2005 against then-Secretary of Defense Donald Rumsfeldï¿½and we look back on Kennedy's legacy later in the program.
100 years ago this weekend, Sigmund Freud made his first and only trip to the United States to deliver a series of lectures at Clark University in Worcester, Massachusetts. Anchor Jeb Sharp talks to Clark University archivist Mott Linn about the visit.
The US Army is seeing an increase of suicides. So it's launching the largest-ever study of suicide in the military. The study is just getting underway, but it raises some ethical concerns about privacy and consent. The World's Katy Clark reports.
Constant violence in a Rio de Janeiro slum has left many residents suffering from depression. The BBC's Gary Duffy reports on how a team from the group 'Doctors without Borders' is treating depression in the slum. On PRI's The World.
The title of world's oldest person now belongs to a Japanese woman living in Okinawa. She's 114 years old. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Stephen Coles, director of the Gerontology Research Group at UCLA. He keeps track of the world's super-centenarians.