China’s Mission to Mars

China has launched an ambitious mission to Mars. It’ll attempt to deploy an orbiter, lander and rover after the Tianwen-1 spacecraft enters Mars’ orbit in February. If it succeeds, China will become the first nation to achieve such a complex feat.

Israel’s push to annex parts of occupied Palestinian territories

How will Palestinians respond to Israel’s threats to annex parts of the West Bank? Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu is planning to absorb almost a third of occupied Palestinian territories.

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BIG STORY – Emerging: 24 Hours in Europe

‘Emerging: 24 Hours in Europe’ takes viewers to Spain, Italy, Germany and France to see how far efforts to combat COVID-19 have come and to learn what challenges still remain for the continent’s residents, medical workers and first responders.

BIG STORY – White Space

Though your phone may have been designed in California, your car in Germany and your camera in Japan, their components originate from all corners of the globe.
Globalization has changed how our products are manufactured, making the globe an international cooperative factory.
Made in Different Places takes a close look at how multinational the products we use have become and how this process has changed how the world conducts business.

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Full Frame: Technology in Sports

It started as technology designed by the military to track missiles.  Now technology like this is being used in professional sports to track the ball and a player’s motions, and data is then analyzed to create new plays, improve performance and avoid injuries. Former Olympian […]

Full Frame: Water and Sustainability

Overpopulation, pollution, and climate change are threatening water supplies worldwide. One of the culprits of water pollution is fracking – short for hydraulic fracturing. It’s a process of drilling deep into shale rock and using high-pressure water and chemicals to release the gas trapped inside. […]