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President Donald Trump visits hurricane-battered Puerto Rico and scolds the island for throwing his budget "out of whack." Also, skepticism about a terror link to the Las Vegas shooting. And a Nobel physics laureate explains his work.
A 64-year-old white American is blamed for Sunday night’s terrorist attacking in Las Vegas, and an ISIS publication claims responsibility. Officials, however, say there is no evidence that Stephen Paddock had connections to any militant groups. We speak with former Homeland Security official Juliette Kayyem about the shooting. Plus, we check in with reporter Gerry Hadden in Barcelona. He saw the police crackdown on Catalan voters firsthand — his kids' school was a polling place. And we look at the mysterious illnesses hitting US diplomats in Cuba, and potential causes, which include some sketchy spy techniques.
Today we focus on the US military's response to the crisis in Puerto Rico, amid criticism that President Donald Trump waited too long to mobilize the Pentagon's relief efforts. And, Historically Black Colleges and Universities are becoming more diverse, as more immigrants and Latinos enter those institutions. Plus, why the French end up hating their presidents.
President Donald Trump wants cut the number of refugees allowed into the United States each year by more than half. We'll get reaction from a group that resettles refugees here. Plus, the small, but increasingly vocal Rohingya refugee community in Chicago demands action. And we've got music from a French Afro-Cuban twin sister act called Ibeyi.
Federal aid is slowly making its way to Puerto Rico. But will it be in time to tackle the growing humanitarian crisis there? Also, a report on one of the most vulnerable populations when it comes to natural disasters: women who've sought protection from domestic violence. Plus, find out about Ukrainian identity from the lead singer of Gogol Bordello.
Mexico City is still trying to recover from a massive earthquake that hit a week ago. The World's Monica Campbell takes us on a tour of her neighborhood, which was badly damaged. Plus, we have the story of a dying mill town in Oregon that was saved by Facebook. And, we'll speak with folk musician Barbara Dane about promoting social and political activism through music.