Afghanistan is reacting to the news that the US plans to remove about 7,000 troops from the country. And, Santa Claus doesn’t live in the North Pole: He lives in Finland. In Roviniemi, to be exact. Plus, host Marco Werman visits a fourth grade classroom in East Boston, where students have been writing poems inspired by global news they heard on this very program.
The killings of two Honduran teenagers this week are a sobering reminder of the dangers asylum-seekers may face while waiting in violent Mexican border regions as the Trump administration rolls out a new plan to keep migrants in Mexico until their asylum claims are decided.