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Today we look at the latest effort to slow global warming — by swapping out chemicals used in air conditioners: It seems like a small change, but it could have a big impact worldwide. Also, we hear how European countries are combating extremism as ISIS loses ground in Syria and Iraq. Plus, Major League Baseball goes to Africa looking for talent.
What does a rigged election actually look like? We find out from an international election observer. Plus, we hear the Iraqi government's newly launched operation to take control of Mosul from ISIS militants. Also, we pay a visit to a hospital for falcons in the United Arab Emirates.
Michelle Obama holds up a mirror to America — and to India. The US first lady's remarks about Donald Trump and his "locker room talk" hit home in both countries, which are wrestling with problems of sexual assault and harassment of women. Also, we hear one man's quest to save a Native American language from dying. Plus, we bring you a story about the most luxurious chicken in the world, native to Indonesia.
Bob Dylan: singer, songwriter, poet — and now winner of the Nobel Prize in literature. Host Marco Werman takes a look at Dylan's global reach. Plus, the world's longest reigning monarch, King Bhumibol of Thailand, has died at the age of 88. He was on the throne for 70 years. The World's Patrick Winn tells us more from his perch in Bangkok. Also, we hear why many Japanese are fascinated by the rise of Donald Trump.
Bernie Sanders' brother, Larry Sanders, is running for office, but not in the United States. He's running for office in Oxford, England. Also, we take a look at new regulations on the practice of religion in China, where atheism is the official line of the Communist Party. Plus, we remember Malian musician Issa Bagayogo.
Colombians try to salvage a peace plan — more about that today. Then we head to Haiti, where the devastation of Hurricane Matthew is giving way to fear of cholera. Plus, a London creperie has been forced to stop importing its signature products from France.