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About Encounter

Join host Carol Castiel each week as she and two advocates from the world of politics, culture, public policy, or academia debate and discuss a critical issue in the news. This program brings depth, perspective, and insight to the world around us.

About Issues in the News

VOA moderator Kim Lewis speaks with VOA correspondents who provide insights and analysis that go beyond the headlines and give listeners the "inside" story on what they see and hear in domestic and international news.

About Press Conference USA

Carol Castiel hosts this 30-minute weekly newsmaker program that provides listeners around the globe with information and insights on a wide range of topics spanning U.S. politics, foreign policy, global health, science and culture.