Becca Napoli and mother-daughter duo Ann and Liz Satter join us to discuss the work they and others are doing locally in partnership with the United Nations Foundation’s Girl Up campaign to try to improve girls’ lives in Malawi.
When last April's massive storms waterlogged basements across the Midwest, Environmental Protection Agency and municipal hotlines were flooded with calls from angry homeowners blaming the damage on the proximity of wetlands to their homes.
We discuss the emir of Qatar's decision to hand over power to his son. Then, we take a look at what Edward Snowden and Ecuador have to offer each other. Plus, Josh Wise from the Illinois Trade Coalition weighs in on Obama's efforts to negotiate a trade deal known as the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
We learn about efforts to keep at-risk adolescents out of trouble in Mexico. Then, University of Chicago professor Bruce Cumings weighs in on what can be done to lower tensions between North and South Korea.