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Global Scan

Could São Paulo's drought affect the World Cup this summer?

In today's Global Scan, São Paulo, the world's sixth largest city and a host city for this summer's World Cup, is running dry. Without more rain soon, rationing will have to start. North Korea normally blocks all contact with the West, but it has an exception — a university just for the sons of the elite. And Argentinians use an app to police prices in the supermarket.


Update on the mood on the Mall

The Takeaway's Andrea Bernstein is on the National Mall in Washington, D.C. right now waiting and waiting. She joins us for a report on what she's seeing, who she is meeting, and what the mood in Washington is like right now.