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Today we start our look at young women left behind in South Africa's fight against HIV. Plus, one year after the 2016 Summer Games in Rio, many of the promises made by organizers have not been kept. And, a musical tribute for the soon-to-be retired "fastest man in the world."
How merit-based immigration works in Canada and Australia. The language of the alt-right seeps into the immigration debate. And an African American Shakespearean actor in 19th-century England.
Today we look at a movement by Afghan women demanding to be called by their own names. Plus, we examine the role Indian soldiers played in Dunkirk and other World War II battles in the wake of a controversial movie. And a Mexican street vendor in Los Angeles gets the folk hero treatment after someone overturns his cart.
Whoever succeeds John Kelly as secretary of Homeland Security will have a big to-do list. Also, why some American scientists are heading to France to do their research. And South Bend, Indiana, tries to reinvent itself as a center of high-tech innovation.
If Russian President Vladimir Putin gambled that a Donald Trump presidency would lead to better relations with the US, well, that wager seems to have backfired now. Also, how Jesus is described in Islamic scripture? Plus, a new women's soccer league gets underway in Mexico.
The New York Times correspondent Nick Casey's view of Venezuela, after the government there banned him from the country. Also, Russia retaliates for US sanctions. And, a fresh look at the history of fortune cookies in America.