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The Trump administration is suspending about $900 million in aid to Pakistan, saying the country isn't doing enough to fight extremist groups on its soil. Also, we ask why nobody's talking about Saudi Arabia's detained "Twitter prince." Plus, we follow one artist's quest to create a new kind of mariachi music in Fresno, California.
A so-called "bomb cyclone" is blasting the northeast United States with too much snow. But in Moscow they're wishing for more of the white stuff. Plus, there's a surge of interest in Puerto Rico for solar power. And we visit New Jersey to find out how the state became a global food hub.
President Donald Trump brags on Twitter that his nuclear button is bigger than North Korea's. We'll discuss. Also, a Nigerian doctor who survived Ebola shares her story. And cellphones are used to track disease-carrying mosquitoes.
Sports diplomacy may help ease tensions on the Korean peninsula. North and South have tried it before, with taekwondo. Also, the role of technology in Iran's protests. Plus, cooking crispy noodles on the streets of Bangkok, Thailand.
Happy New Year! A fifth day of anti-government protests in Iran. Plus, how new regulations in China could affect the way we recycle here in the US. And how a business owner helped resettle 50 Syrian refugee families in Canada.
Bitter cold has set in across much of the US, and a presidential tweet about it prompts us to, once again discuss the difference between climate and weather. That's first today. Then, where the showdown with North Korea is headed in 2018. Plus, that time when Britain's Iron Lady refused to share a flight with a giant panda.