We hear how US Navy medics prepare for war by treating victims of shootouts and car crashes at a Los Angeles hospital. Also, how the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus found pride and prejudice in the Middle East. And, ‘halal barbecue' for iftar, deep in the...
We meet Fraidy Reiss, a New York woman who escaped from an abusive arranged marriage and is now helping others do the same thing. Then, we head to Texas for Ramadan Open House night, an event where local Muslims educate their neighbours about Islam....
Rising to the Challenge
We meet Maj Gen Gale Pollock, who helped break the glass ceiling in the US Army. Then, the story of 'Ashley’s War'. And, the Yellowstone firing range that is catering to Chinese tourists. Plus, the next female MacGyver, a bagel renaissance in...
Out of the Box
We talk solitary confinement in America, and hear from an architect who is urging colleagues to stop designing facilities with long-term isolation units. Then, we hear about the sketchy world that US prisons enter to obtain drugs for lethal...
For the first time in decades, Washington has approved ferry service between the US and Cuba. We hear from one Cuban exile who’s now expecting nautical traffic jams in the Florida Straits. Also: Does an octopus have a soul? We explore that and other...
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