Copacabana Beach and Sugar Loaf Mountain, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Radio Highlight

September 10, 2016

We offer our first impressions and initial reflections upon landing in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil for Latin America's first Paralympic Games.

September 24, 2016
Burundi village

It’s evening in the small African nation of Burundi, and the waning sun throws shadows over the city of Bujumbura. In the old Land Rover, we bump and jostle our way through the crowded dirt roads of...

World briefs
September 24, 2016
Devil's Tower

The 1859 Yellowstone Expedition first reported the find of an amazing rock formation, know by local Native Americans as the "Bear's Lodge". On September 24, 1906, President Theodore Roosevelt...

World briefs
September 23, 2016
Meriwether Lewis

Setting off on August 31, 1803, Meriwether Lewis and William Clark explored the lands west of St. Louis acquired by the United States in the Louisiana Purchase from France. Commissioned by President...

September 22, 2016
Hatfield House

Elizabeth I remains one of the most popular English monarchs more than 400 years after her death. So much about this first woman to reign England in her own right intrigues and captivates us. The...