(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service…U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson says he wants to strengthen cooperation and trade between America and India, but there are still some disagreements to be worked out. Afterwards, we’ll tell you about a law firm specializing in offshore accounts that said it suffered a hack last year, potentially revealing details on some of Britain’s wealthiest people. Then, Britain’s economy grew slightly more than expected in the third quarter but it’s still one of the slowest growing advanced nations. We’ll take you just outside central London to meet one business owner who’s worried about Brexit’s impact and tell you how he’s trying to mitigate it.
(Markets Edition) The head of the Interactive Advertising Bureau, a trade association that represents tech companies like Google, Facebook and Twitter, will testify before Congress today. CEO Randall Rothenberg has already released a prepared testimony about the rules that govern digital ads, which we'll examine on today's show. Afterwards, we'll discuss a new study from the Annie E. Casey Foundation that looks at the challenges that children of immigrants of color face. Then, we'll talk about the race to get a breathalyzer that can detect marijuana.
(U.S. Edition) On Trump's plate when he heads to Capitol Hill today: the legislative agenda. There's a lot for Congress to do in just 30 days. On today's show, we'll look at some of the issues they'll need to tackle. Afterwards, we'll discuss the EU's investigation into the possible collusion of various German car companies, and then visit Houston to find out how one family is coping post-Harvey.
(Global Edition) From the BBC World Service … The United States is flexing its financial muscle to isolate Myanmar’s military after more than 600,000 Rohingya Muslims have fled since August, saying they were targeted by military operations. Next, after a 10-year surge in elephant poaching in Africa, killing for ivory is on the decline….but the gentle giants aren’t out of harm’s way just yet. Then, we’ll take you to Delhi where despite making 1,500 movies each year, theater companies struggle to make money. But the production of a treasured love story has become a rare exception … capturing the hearts not only of theater-goers and production staff, but investors, too.
(Markets Edition) On today's show, we're recapping the latest 401(k) controversy. Reports said Republicans were thinking about reducing the annual contributions you can make to this retirement account, but Trump has refuted this on Twitter. Afterwards, we'll discuss Tesla's plans to build a factory in China and then check out Hasbro's plans to start its own movie studio. Plus: We visit Oxford to talk with residents who say they're feeling overwhelmed by the number of tourists visiting the region.
(U.S. Edition) Amid the U.S. Senate's approval of a $4 trillion budget plan, House Speaker Paul Ryan says the GOP will add another tax bracket to its tax plan for the highest-income earners (upping the number to four). We'll look at why we're seeing an extra bracket, and then discuss other changes Republicans are thinking about making to their tax plan, including a huge reduction in the amount of money you can put in your 401(k). Afterwards, we'll talk about a new study from Bankrate that shows low-income consumers end up paying more money in monthly bank fees than other customers. And finally, we'll look at the popularity of Rihanna's Fenty Beauty makeup line, which boasts dozens of foundation shades.