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To start today, we'll take a look at the Iraqi Army as it inches toward Mosul. Plus, we explore why residents of US territories can participate in the primaries, but can't vote in presidential elections. And, let us introduce you to the NEW Superman — a kid from Shanghai.
Monday on The World: While the US is consumed by Trump vs. Clinton, the Dutch are watching a court case surrounding a right-wing party leader. Also, the United Arab Emirates may be rich in sunlight, but its citizens are deficient when it comes to vitamin D. Plus, the spookiest town in Spain.
We get the latest on street protests in Venezuela, and find out what's happening with the pipeline protests in North Dakota. We also take a look at a "nuclear" family — as in, we talk to a nuclear policy analyst who reflects on his own work and that of his father, an American diplomat and proliferation expert. Plus, we hear why a Saudi woman left her own country for the relative freedom of Pakistan. Hint: It has to do with singing.
A look at surviving a deadly drone attack in Pakistan: We'll hear the story of how one young girl became the face of the anti-drone campaign in Pakistan. Plus, a new "graphic biography" that explores the life of Norwegian artist Edvard Munch. And why women in Iceland went on strike for 14 percent of the day.
There may be a new ethnicity box on the 2020 Census form. It's for people of Middle Eastern and North African descent. But not everyone's so sure that new census box is a good idea. Plus, some folks are really fed up with Arizona Sheriff Joe Arpaio. And we meet one of Pakistan's few female lawmakers.
Today, we take a look at a surprise attack on a police academy in Pakistan. Both an ISIS affiliate and a Taliban splinter group have claimed responsibility. Plus, we continue our "Balance of Power" series that looks at how US foreign policy affects women around the globe. We meet a young woman in Pakistan who was forced into marriage at the age of 17, but remains determined to pursue her own career and to keep her daughter from marrying in her teens. Also, why singer-songwriter Randy Newman penned a song about Vladimir Putin.