Today's show brings you multiple perspectives on recent events at the U.S. border with Mexico. We're examining how some kelp farmers are trying to avoid hurting a critically endangered species, and we're reporting on a 65-year-old song that just topped the music charts. Other topics: a red panda steps out at a zoo in Portugal and a dog climbs a tree -- and gets stuck.
This Friday's news quiz covers topics featured throughout the week on The World from A to Z:
1. Who was the first woman to serve on the U.S. Supreme Court – someone who also worked as a lawyer, homemaker, author and advocate before passing away recently at age 93?
2. What is the world’s oldest professional ice hockey team, which was founded in 1909 and has won more Stanley Cups than any other organization?
3. In what island nation would you find Mount Merapi, which erupted on Sunday and is among at least 120 volcanoes in the country?
4. What commodity, which many investors see as a “safe haven” in turbulent times, temporarily reached a record high price on Monday before its value dropped back down afterward?
5. What is the only nation that begins with the letter O – and where volunteer divers have been working to remove fishing nets from its pristine coral reefs?
6. In what African country, where flooding is reportedly the greatest natural weather threat, did flooding and landslides claim dozens of lives last weekend after heavier-than-usual rains?
7. In what South Asian country did Cyclone Michaung make landfall on Tuesday, claiming at least 17 lives and causing flooding and damage in the southern city of Chennai?
8. What date became known as “a date which will live in infamy” because of an attack that triggered the U.S. entry into World War II?
9. What kind of animal, an endangered species that’s native to the Himalayan Mountains, recently turned six months old and delighted visitors to the Lisbon Zoo in Portugal?
10. On Tuesday, there were 12,000 migrant encounters – a record for a single day – at the border between what two countries?