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Trump suggests inviting Russia to the G-7; A global spotlight on US amid ongoing protests

US President Donald Trump held a phone call with President Vladimir Putin Monday and discussed his idea that Russia should be invited to attend the next G-7 summit. And, Trump is expected to visit the Saint John Paul II National Shrine in Washington, DC, on Tuesday. The plans mark the second religion-theme appearance for Trump as the world watches protests across the US over the death of George Floyd. Also, the US and Saudi Arabia are holding a virtual pledging conference to raise money for aid operations in war-torn Yemen, which risks being overwhelmed by the coronavirus.

10 US immigration issues to watch in 2020

Last year, the Trump administration rolled out several policies that restricted access to asylum, as well as employment-based and family-based immigration pathways. With a presidential election on the horizon, 2020 could bring even more restrictions. Here's what we're watching.

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Environment

For whom the roads toll

One of the ways Congress is considering raising the 1.6 trillion dollars needed to repair the nation's transportation infrastructure is through tolls on federal roads. Host Bruce Gellerman speaks with the Wall Street Journal's Christopher Conkey.

Arts, Culture & Media

Geo answer

The answer to today's Geo Quiz is Annapolis, Maryland, where a team of anthropologists from the University of Maryland has uncovered a bundle of artifacts used by African slaves for religious rites. The discovery may shed new light on the life of slaves in America. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Mark Leone, head of the team that made the discovery.

Conflict & Justice

Global Hit

The National Security Archive in Washington has filed a FOIA request. They are seeking declassified information on music used in interrogation practices. Anchor Marco Werman finds out more from Thomas Blanton, with the National Security Archive.

Global Politics

Progress in Afghanistan?

As the U.S. military continues its operation in Afghanistan, The Takeaway checks in with Brigadier-General Eric Tremblay and Retired Lieutenant Colonel John Nagl to discuss progress, casualties, and to provide an update on security Afghanistan.