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Thousands of Russians take to the streets after a deadly fire at a shopping center in Siberia leaves dozens dead. Plus, The World's Chris Woolf remembers Tony Acevedo, a Mexican American Army medic captured by the Nazis and sent to a concentration camp during World War II. And an elephant in India gets caught smoking on camera — but it's not what you think.
The Trump Administration announces that its expelling 60 Russian diplomats from the US following the recent nerve agent attack on a former Russian spy in Britain. That's where we start. Plus, The World's Shirin Jaafari says US car companies are trying to figure out how to sell their vehicles to Saudi women, who will be allowed to drive starting this summer. And we hear from two American high school students living overseas who were compelled to organize their own March For Your Lives rallies.
A Tehran resident fears John Bolton's harsh rhetoric on Iran could spell big trouble for the Iran Deal. Also, immigrant students join the push for stricter gun laws and plan to take part in this weekend's March For Our Lives. Plus, forgiveness and remembrance in Northern Ireland and in Japan, seniors say they want to go to prison.
Cambridge Analytica wasn't just trying to sway voters in the US. Today, we highlight what the British company was up to in Mexico and Kenya. Also, we have part three of Amy Costello's ongoing look at the sexual abuse and harassment problem in the humanitarian aid sector. And the dynamic duo of Leo Hornak and Nina Porzucki explore ways to remove gender from honorifics. Say goodbye to Mr., Mrs., Miss and Ms. Say hello to Mx.
Dozens of school girls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants last month have been released, but many still remain missing. Also, reporter Amy Costello with the second in our series on sexual assault and harassment in the international aid community. Plus, Emma Jacobs takes a look at how France tries to measure discrimination.
Today, we begin a three-part series on humanitarian aid workers who face sexual assault and harassment by their own colleagues. Also, reporter Deepa Fernandes looks at a trend in California — employers who threaten immigrant workers with deportation over pay disputes. Plus, a so-called "third culture kid" explores the many layers of her identity through music.