Undocumented immigrants pay billions in taxes every year, now they face a dilemma under President Trump. Also, why are corporate taxes in the U.S. so much higher than in other countries? Plus wisdom from a woman 117 years young.
A suspected poison gas attack in Syria leaves dozens dead. Also, a personal journey through the once-secret nuclear research facility in Oak Ridge, Tennessee. Plus, the music of Venezuela's La Vida Boheme.
A video of a United passenger being forcibly removed from a plane sparks calls for a boycott in China. Also, why the U.S., Mexico and Canada want to host soccer's World Cup together. Plus, young Cuban professionals worry about their future.
Today we explore global reaction to a US missile strike on a government airbase in Syria, and what it means for Syria, for Russia, and for US relations with China. Plus, Syrian-American soul singer Bassel Almadani takes his music to Trump country.
The FBI confirms it's investigating potential links between Russia and the Trump campaign. Also, there are concerns about the new head of a major newspaper in London: he has no journalism experience, but used to be a cabinet official. And we find the restaurant in Nottingham, England, where Chuck Berry always went for curry.
A deadly attack today in central London caused the Houses of Parliament to go into a security lockdown. Also, the increasingly dark view of Russia in Washington. And, Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, in exile in the U.S., is trying to jump-start his career in a very different environment.
Iranians mourn the passing of former President Akbar Rafsanjani. Also, meet the Hadhads, a family of Syrian refugees who've succeeded in restarted their chocolate business in Canada. And TIL: They grow saffron in Vermont!
A BBC reporter gains rare access to North Korea, ahead of a big holiday there. Also, why people in South Korea don't seem that worried about a possible military confrontation with the North. Plus, why ghosts in Thailand prefer red Fanta.
Today, we begin with a look at concerns that antibiotic-resistant infections are becoming more common. Then, we'll hear about how Britain's prime minister favors a "clean break" from the European Union. Plus, go for a bike ride down the inaugural parade route with Denmark's ambassador in Washington.
Today, we talk Russia, terrorism and fake news with Trump advisor Sebastian Gorka. Also, the story of the American Cold War spy who befriended his Soviet counterpart. Plus, the father who built nuclear power facilities in Germany and the son who's tearing them down.
Today we hear how some Canadians who've sponsored Syrian refugees over the past year are finding it hard to let go. Also, we meet Israel's first openly transgender military officer. And a Peruvian rock band with some amazing habits.
President Trump took executive action again on Wednesday. He signed an order to jump-start the construction of a border wall with Mexico.
Today, are U.S.-Russia relations on the rocks? Also, the plight of one Syrian refugee mother. Plus, why President Donald Trump is good for Iranian art.
President-elect Donald Trump calls the publishing of leaked allegations against him "a disgrace." Also, an American businessman on the dark side of Russia's Vladimir Putin. And Norway's long goodbye to FM radio.
A former CIA director gives his thoughts on the relationship between President-elect Trump and US intelligence agencies. Plus, how some Los Angeles lawmakers want to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation. And, why people in a northern English town are "sky high" with their meat pies.
The Trump administration is considering a response to the chemical weapons attack in Syria. Also, why some young South Koreans don't worry about North Korea. Plus, who killed Ötzi the Iceman?
President Donald Trump says rolling back the Clean Power Plan will preserve coal jobs. Also, Hungary detains migrants in shipping containers. Plus, why one Mexican company is bidding to help Trump build his wall.
Today's top story is the deadly blast that tore through a subway car in St. Petersburg, Russia. Also, President Trump gives his backing to Egyptian strongman Abdel Fattah al-Sisi. Plus, three blind Korean fans who started their own baseball podcast.
China's president gets ready to meet President Trump. Also, the history and aftermath of one immigration raid. Plus, a tour of one of the world's largest refugee camps.
Tucson says it's "immigrant friendly," but not a "sanctuary city." Plus, why US farmers are reaching out to Ukrainian hackers in a bid to fix their John Deere tractors. And, the underground railroad that ran south to Mexico.