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The London subway once again comes under attack, and officials suspect its terrorist related. Plus, melting ice means the Northwest Passage is now open to cruise ships. We'll look at the pros and cons. And, sure, nuclear weapons are a big sticking point in any negotiations with the North Koreans. But so too are a group of singing waitresses. Those stories, plus some new music from Kronos Quartet — today on The World.
In Houston, the cleanup effort is bringing divided communities together. Our reporter rides along with young Muslims who are volunteering throughout the city. Russia's military exercises in Belarus are a little too close for comfort in NATO countries. And, zero's our hero, and maybe a little older than we thought.
Some Americans are traveling to Syria to join Kurdish fighters in the battle against ISIS. Plus, what the facial recognition feature on the new iPhone X means for user security. And a brief history of the US Virgin Islands.
An uncle who agreed to take in his undocumented nephew becomes a target for federal immigration agents. That's our top story today. Also, why many in West Virginia are looking beyond coal to new jobs in the solar industry. Plus Cuba's most trusted meteorologist.
On the show today, the ways in which the 9/11 attacks shape President Donald Trump's world view and his administration's foreign policy. And, we remember the life and work of American historian Nancy Dupree, who spent years living in Afghanistan with her husband. Dupree passed away over the weekend. Plus, why Norway's gone back to paper ballots for their elections.
Today, we look at the damage nature is doing. Florida is trying to get ready for the arrival of Hurricane Irma, while Mexico deals with an 8.2 magnitude earthquake. And, a Brazilian immigrant who was one of the inspirations for the DACA program. Plus, we take a deep dive on a Cuban rhythm called clave.