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President Donald Trump, in a suit with the White House  behind him waves in the Rose Garden.
April 13, 2018

Washington whiplash, missing Dubai princess and rock against the dictatorship

President Trump's tendency to change his mind often on key issues leaves many around the globe, friends and foes alike, feeling whiplash. Also, some Latin American leaders are relieved that Trump decided to skip the Summit of the Americas. Plus, Filipino chefs fight to get more respect for their food.

The picture show's the back of Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg who is surrounded by photographers.
April 12, 2018

Facebook's challenge in Myanmar, Mozilla's internet health report and greyhounds in Tijuana

Facebook is promising to do a better job to prevent abuse of the platform that spreads hate speech in Myanmar. Also, we meet a woman in British Columbia who helps women just released from prison restart their lives. Plus, a trip across the US-Mexico border to rescue greyhounds in Tijuana.

A man walks with his bicycle passed bombed buildings and two burned out busses.
April 11, 2018

Trump's missile tweet, Baghdad 15 years later, Jimmy Carter's faith

Tensions rise with Russia after President Donald Trump issues a warning via Twitter that US missiles will be headed for Syria. Also, former President Jimmy Carter reflects on what he says is a loss of faith in democratic institutions. Plus, an effort to help Indigenous women stay out of prison in British Columbia.

Alabama head coach Nick Saban raises his hat in the in victory.
April 10, 2018

Two ISIS sisters, Ecuador's orchid man, Roll Tide Worldwide

A father's journey to Syria to find his two daughters, who traveled there from Norway to support ISIS. Also, an activist who was in Douma, Syria, during a suspected chemical attack describes what he saw. Plus, we explore whether success on the football field for the University of Alabama has helped the school recruit more students from outside the US.

A poster of Syrian President Bashar al-Assad is seen as a woman watches while buses carrying freed hostages and rebels who were evacuated from the rebel-held city of Duma arrive at Wafideen camp in Damascus, Syria April 8, 2018.
April 09, 2018

A suspected chemical attack in Syria, Thailand rethinks war on drugs, Sri Lanka's Facebook crisis

An alleged chemical attack in Syria gets President Donald Trump's attention. But will anything change? Also, a couple's home is under threat from rising seas in a coastal English village. Plus, Sri Lanka asks Facebook to do more against hate groups.

Two men pose with smartphones in front of a screen showing the Telegram logo.
April 06, 2018

Data privacy in Russia, Mexico reacts to plan for border troops, and a wedding amid air strikes

A filmmaker makes a documentary about Russian meddling in the US elections. Plus, two activists in Yemen plan a wedding in the midst of war. And a tribute to "2001: A Space Odyssey."

A farmer walks away from the camera through a field of rich green tobacco plants.
April 05, 2018

How tariffs actually work, an honorably discharged soldier faces deportation, and children living with incarcerated mothers in Mexico

Beijing's planned 25 percent tariff on American soybeans could be devastating for Iowa soybean producers. We'll speak with farmer Grant Kimberley, who is also with the Iowa Soybean Association. Plus, The World's Jasmine Garsd reports on Mexican jails, which allow children up to the age of 3 to stay with their incarcerated mothers. And, as a British village loses its battle with coastal erosion, residents prepare to say goodbye to their homes.

People walk around the monument of Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. in Washington.
April 04, 2018

MLK beyond US borders, dispatching troops to the US-Mexico border and "wormholes to the world"

Today we remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and how two international trips he took influenced his message here at home. Also, a former Homeland Security official appraises President Trump's idea of possibly sending the military, or National Guard, to the US-Mexico border. And reporter Lidia Jean Kott tells us about a video portal that's giving residents of one Milwaukee neighborhood a connection to the rest of the world.

Migrants board a red and white medium size bus in Oaxaca.
April 02, 2018

More women in prison worldwide, what Mexico's doing to stop migrant flows and shipping water from Alaska to South Africa

President Donald Trump says Mexico isn't doing enough to stop the flow of migrants across the border. We'll do a bit of digging and find out what Mexico is doing. Also, we launch a new series from our Across Women's Lives desk called "Unequal Justice." It's an in-depth look at what life is like for incarcerated women around the world. Our first story comes from Ohio, where the opioid crisis has led to a growing number of women in jail, where they're now waiting for treatment or a second chance. Plus, why Sitka, Alaska, is thinking about shipping water to Cape Town, South Africa.