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A BBC reporter gains rare access to North Korea, ahead of a big holiday there. Also, why people in South Korea don't seem that worried about a possible military confrontation with the North. Plus, why ghosts in Thailand prefer red Fanta.
President Trump says the world is a "nasty" place right now. Today we ask, just how "nasty" are things around the globe? Also, an update on the nastiness in Venezuela. Plus, a Lebanese-American stand-up who turns nastiness into comedy.
Undocumented immigrants pay billions in taxes every year, now they face a dilemma under President Trump. Also, why are corporate taxes in the US so much higher than in other countries? Plus wisdom from a woman 117 years young.
A video of a United passenger being forcibly removed from a plane sparks calls for a boycott in China. Also, why the US, Mexico and Canada want to host soccer's World Cup together. Plus, young Cuban professionals worry about their future.
Today we explore global reaction to a US missile strike on a government airbase in Syria, and what it means for Syria, for Russia, and for US relations with China. Plus, Syrian-American soul singer Bassel Almadani takes his music to Trump country.