President Donald Trump announced on Tuesday that Acting Defense Secretary Patrick Shanahan has withdrawn from consideration to head the US military. The announcement comes after the president promised to send additional troops to the Middle East as tensions escalate with Iran. Also, the death of Egypt's Mohammed Morsi recalls his brief but turbulent presidency after the Arab Spring. The World's Sarah Birnbaum reports on the theater production, "We Are Cairo," staged by young Egyptians who are working to make sense of the disappointments of the Arab Spring.
Sanctions on Iran have squeezed the economy since the 1970s, and since US President Donald Trump pulled out of the nuclear deal, they have been ratcheting up. Some Iranians are ready to cut and run but others are waiting out the economic storm.
Guatemala faces pressure from Washington to stop its citizens from migrating north to the US. But complying with American demands may be nearly impossible for a country where so many people rely on US remittances.