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Trump policies unite allies against him at European security forum

Misgivings about Washington's role in the world are being felt by ordinary people as well as foreign policy specialists. And, Vice President Mike Pence's trip to the Munich Security Conference succeeded only in deepening divisions with traditional allies over questions such as Iran and Venezuela and offered little hope in how to deal with threats.

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German police nab terrorism suspects

The World's Matthew Bell reports on the latest from Germany, where police say they've foiled a plan to carry out major terrorist attacks. Three suspects have been arrested. Investigators say they were plotting to attack American targets, including the main US military base in Germany.

Arts, Culture & Media

Art heist

Faith talks to Thomas Hoving, former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, about the spate of million-dollar art heists that took place in Zurich recently.

The end of the plastic bag?

The plastic shopping bag is a major shopping convenience, but it's also a major environmental blight, and some countries, like Australia and China, plan to phase out the use of the bags completely

Geo answer

Today's answer is the German seaport of Bremerhaven. That's where a special ship powered in part by a giant kite began its maiden voyage today. Anchor Lisa Mullins finds out more from the ship's captain, Lutz Heldt.