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North and South Korea are talking face-to-face for the first time in more than two years, but there are a lot of hurdles to overcome. Also, what losing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) could mean for one Salvadoran family in California. And, we'll tell you what you can do with a number that's 23 million digits long.
Today, we look at the issue of equal pay for men and women in Britain and Iceland. Plus, DACA recipients are at the center of the spending bill debate in Washington. Haiti tries to figure out how to feed itself. And, what happens when you combine heavy metal music and mariachi? Epic awesomeness, of course. Only on The World.
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.