National Geographic
National Geographic 15 Dec 2020

A Traveling Circus and its Great Escape


Decades of daring acrobatics, spectacular motorcycle stunts, and mind-blowing magic tricks couldn't prepare Central America's oldest-running circus for its most challenging feat yet—how to get home during a pandemic. Photographer and National Geographic Explorer Tomas Ayuso encountered the Segovia Brothers Circus stranded in Honduras amid the coronavirus lockdown, and then chronicled the performers' rollercoaster journey back to their native Guatemala - and the surprising circus fan who ultimately came to the rescue.

Author and historian Douglas Brinkley discusses his latest book 'American Moonshot: John F. Kennedy and the Great Space Race.' Aired on 12/14/2020.
Saudi Arabia, the UAE, Bahrain and Egypt have signed an agreement to end a 3.5 year blockade of Qatar.
In 2017, the four countries closed their borders to the Gulf state; shut their airspace to Qatari planes; and left families stranded.
While all sides have agreed to restore relations, it's unclear whether the issues at the heart of the dispute have been resolved.
So can they put the mistrust behind them?

Presenter: Mohammed Jamjoom


Majed Al-Ansari - Qatar International Academy for Security Studies
Bader Al-Saif - Kuwait University
Rami Khouri - American University of Beirut
During the 1979-1992 civil war in El Salvador, thousands of children were the victims of organised trafficking run by the army. It's estimated that around 30,000 infants were sent abroad for adoption - often without their parents' consent. This murky past was buried for the sake of amnesty; included in a peace agreement. To this day, hundreds of families are still searching for the truth about their origins. FRANCE 24's Laurence Cuvillier and Matthieu Comin report.
CBS MoneyWatch reporter Megan Cerullo joins CBSN's Omar Villafranca to discuss what employment law may impact how employers communicate with their staff about a potential coronavirus vaccine and possible liabilities companies may face if the vaccine sickens employees.

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