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North Korea stops answering daily calls with South; Past epidemics underscore importance of mental health

North Korean officials did not answer a routine daily call to the liaison office with South Korea or calls on military hotlines Tuesday. The move is seen as a first step toward shutting down contact with Seoul. And, Turkey's President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan said he and US President Donald Trump agreed on "some issues" on the conflict in Libya during a phone call Monday. Also, a new study of satellite images shows a surge in traffic to hospitals in Wuhan, China, in August.

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Symbols of 'racist past' topple amid global BLM protests; New Zealand reports no active COVID-19 cases

A statue of a British slave trader in the UK and confederate statues in the US have been toppled or defaced as protesters demand a reckoning on systemic racism. Some Minneapolis City Council members said they will “begin the process of ending the Minneapolis Police Department." New Zealand has no active cases of COVID-19 in the country. Brasilia has become a new hotspot for the virus.

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Haitian children treated to movie night

A film company in Bristol, England figured out a way to offer some relief to children in Haiti with what it knows best films. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with David Fiztsimons and Marko Wilkinson, volunteers with Bristol's Cube Cinema.

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Global Hit

For today's Global hit we meet singer-songwriter Beth Rowley. The tunes on Beth Rowley's just released CD "Little Dreamer" run from jazzy torch songs to rock. The World's Marco Werman has more.

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Geo quiz and geo answer

Today we're looking for the French town where you land after crossing the British Channel by ferry. The answer is Calais. That's where a unique trek by 28-year-old Briton Mark Boyle came to an abrupt halt. Boyle was planning to WALK all the way to India from Calais. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with him to find out what went wrong.

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Geo Answer + Global Hit

The answer to our Geo Quiz is Bristol, England, home to the music style known as "trip-hop." Anchor Katy Clark tells us about British nostalgia for a couple of bands that made "trip-hop" so popular a decade ago.

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Zimbabwe's water woes

In Zimbabwe, the water taps are dry. The country's water system is old and broken. Many Zimbabweans are forced to dig their own wells and use water that's not clean. That's exposing people to disease. We have this report from Harare.

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Stem cell transplant surgery

Doctors in Spain said today they've accomplished something unprecedented. They removed the windpipe of a woman with respiratory disease and replaced it with a new airway created, in part, in the laboratory. The World's Gerry Hadden has the story.

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Global Hit

For today's Global hit we meet singer-songwriter Beth Rowley. The tunes on Beth Rowley's just released CD "Little Dreamer" run from jazzy torch songs to rock. The World's Marco Werman has more.

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Haitian children treated to movie night

A film company in Bristol, England figured out a way to offer some relief to children in Haiti with what it knows best films. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with David Fiztsimons and Marko Wilkinson, volunteers with Bristol's Cube Cinema.