It's official: Last month was the hottest June on record for our planet. We'll take a look at past and future temperature trends. Plus, tensions between the US and Iran have created a high alert situation in the Gulf region. And, some Muslims question whether to go on the hajj this year because of Saudi Arabia's human rights record.
A Trump supporter reacts to the president's comments
A Latino Trump voter in Georgia weighs in on the latest controversy surrounding President Trump's comments aimed at four congresswomen of color. And, we meet Brazil's first Afro Brazilian transgender lawmaker who's calling out her country's history of homophobia and racism. Plus, a look at France's plans to expand its national defense strategy into space.
El Chapo gets life in prison
Mexican drug cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life in prison— plus 30 years. A US veteran, originally from Belize, was unable to enter the US for a citizenship interview on Monday. Brazil's president wants to put more armed police officers in the country's public schools. And, we meet a dancer who is making the male-dominated tango scene in Buenos Aires a safer space for women.
A Russian perspective on America's moon landing
When Apollo 11 lifted off 50 years ago on Tuesday, the goal was to beat the Soviets to the moon. Sergei Khrushchev, the son of Soviet Premier Nikita Khrushchev, and a former Soviet missile engineer, looks back on the era. Also, how people in Tehran perceive the increasing pressure on Iran from the White House. And, Brazil's autocratic new president tries to undo laws that favor Indigenous Brazilians.
Trump announces new asylum rule for the US
President Donald Trump rewrites United States asylum policy to shut the door on most Central American asylum-seekers. How does the new policy squares with existing international agreements? Also, the first in a series of reports from Brazil, which has a migrant crisis of its own on its border with Venezuela. And, a look at what Germany and the United Kingdom are doing with renewable energy and their aging power grids.
More protests planned in Hong Kong
Immigrant communities brace for weekend raids
The British ambassador in Washington resigns
The British ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, resigned on Wednesday amid controversy over his leaked emails that described the Trump White House as dysfunctional, clumsy and inept. Also, an update from the US-Mexico border, where frustrations are growing for migrants trying to cross into the US and criticism of conditions at migrant detention facilities continue to mount. And, we say goodbye (again) to the Volkswagen Beetle.