Hundreds of people have reportedly been arrested in the midst of protests in Iran; state media say at least 21 people have been killed. Here for our weekly look at the top international stories is the BBC’s Rob Hugh-Jones.
After years of controversy, Arizona has reached a deal with the federal government to manage the herd known as the Salt River horses. Here to talk about the agreement and how we got here is Mark Killian, director of the Arizona Department of Agriculture.
Republicans raised the federal deficit by nearly $1.5 trillion after passing their sweeping tax legislation. Paul Ryan and many House conservatives are aiming to offset those costs by making drastic cuts to entitlement programs like Medicare and food stamps. But Mitch McConnell says that the Senate is not on board.
A teacher on the Navajo Nation has developed a braille system for the tribe’s language. The code is based on the English system with a few additions to help visually impaired readers know when to use Navajo pronunciations.
The trucking industry is facing a critical shortage of drivers. 2017 closes with a 50,000 driver deficit nationwide. At the same time, the need for drivers grows as online retailers like Amazon demand daily delivery.