Trump's pilgrimage, an escape from trafficking, singing trees
May 19, 2017
What's in store for Donald Trump's first foreign trip as president? We try to answer that question. We also launch our series about women who've been the victims of human trafficking around the globe. Plus, we profile a botanist who is learning about trees by listening to the sounds they make.
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