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Today, we look at Wednesday's tragic school shooting in Florida. We'll hear from former Homeland Security adviser Fran Townsend. Reporter Jason Margolis looks at the difficulties of getting fresh craft beer to overseas markets. And we hear from a monk who thinks artificial intelligence needs a lesson in ethics.
Here's one you don't get every Valentine's Day — a bi-lingual love story from Finland. Plus, how the unified Korean women's ice hockey team came together in their Olympic matchup against Japan. And, residents of Kisumu, Kenya get a sneak preview of the new "Black Panther" movie.
Britain is betting big on wind energy and making offshore wind turbines less expensive in the process. Also, one unaccompanied minor's journey from El Salvador to Oakland, California. And a conversation with an anti-racism activist in France.
After Hurricane Maria, the federal government helped thousands of Puerto Ricans find temporary shelter in mainland US cities. Now that aid is running out. Also, North Korea's Olympic charm offensive. And high-quality coffee from Yemen.
The Winter Olympics are officially underway. We'll have details on the opening ceremony in Pyeongchang, South Korea. Then, a conversation with former Olympic figure skating star Kristi Yamaguchi, who won a gold medal for the US at the 1992 Winter Games. And what makes an American Olympic Alpine skier an unusual favorite in a sport that's often dominated by European women.
The recent violence in Syria is a reminder that American troops are on the ground there, and are very much a part of the war now. The US-led coalition in Syria conducted artillery and airstrikes Wednesday that reportedly killed about 100 pro-government forces. Also, the Catholic Church aims to fix its relationship with the Communist government in China, and that's upsetting some Catholics. Plus, the violinist who wants to use music to unite the two Koreas.