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Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton go head to head tonight in their first televised debate as presidential nominees. We look at some of the hot topics they'll discuss, including national security, Syria, and immigration. Plus, there is heartbreak in Miami, where the city is mourning the tragic death of Florida Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez. The 24-year-old, originally from Cuba, was beloved not only as a great player, but a great person as well. And, we'll teach you how to respond if someone calls you a "ninnyhammer."
Some Egyptians don't necessarily like Donald Trump, but they find his style much more familiar than that of Hillary Clinton. Also, you won't see photos of Clinton in some Israeli newspapers, and we find out why. Plus, we hear about the race to save precious artworks after the earthquake in Amatrice, Italy.
Climate change gets personal. Two brothers, one in New Orleans and the other in Honduras, struggle with the impact of climate change on their homes. We also take a look at a move in France to outlaw plastic plates, cups, forks and spoons. Plus, we hear about a chance meeting in Toronto, between a journalist and the war victims she interviewed in Syria.
A huge fire in a refugee camp on Lesbos forces 5,000 people to flee. Today we learn more. And, we also hear about refugees living in the Netherlands and how they are overcoming their image as victims. Plus, we take a look at how the votes of North Carolina's 700,000 military veterans could be key this November.
A suspect wanted in connection with this weekend's explosion in New York City is now in custody. Also, how the Somali American community in St. Cloud, Minnesota is reacting to a knife attack at a local shopping mall this weekend. Plus, a young fashion designer from Caracas, Venezuela puts his talents on the line alongside others competing this season on "Project Runway."
Is foreign money influencing US elections? We consider the question. Then we talk to Rupa Shenoy, creator of the Otherhood podcast, about how the Laotian community in the US helped push Washington to take responsibility for unexploded bombs littering the countryside in Laos. And, all the advertising at one London Underground station has been replaced by pictures of ... cats.