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We start today with the story of Simmin, who left Iran but now finds herself stuck as a migrant in Croatia. Plus, we explore the language gap between North and South Korean players on the unified women's Olympic ice hockey team. And, we'll find out what kids in Moscow did with their unexpected snow day.
We hear from a Palestinian American who created a hashtag to highlight stories of sexual harassment and abuse among Palestinian women. Plus, how women in Iran have been saying "no" to the mandatory wearing of the hijab. And, former Canadian Prime Minister Kim Campbell tells us why it's so important that her country now has a gender-neutral national anthem.
Political activists around the world remember Gene Sharp, whose theories and tactics of nonviolence provided organizers with a realistic alternative to violent conflict. Sharp passed away earlier this week. Plus, we'll hear about the crackdown on Kenyan media following a political stunt by an opposition figure. And orcas have a go at mimicking human speech.
President Trump's "new American moment" and what it means to a Latina politician in Arizona, a Syrian engineer living in Massachusetts, and a former member of the MS-13 gang. Also, the stress of working in a restaurant that's trying to earn or maintain its coveted Michelin stars. And, for the first time in more than 20 years, there will not be NHL players on the US Olympic team in PyeongChang.
The Trump administration has published a list of Putin allies that could face sanctions. We'll get the view from Moscow. Also, a Vietnamese-American journalist remembers a key moment in the Vietnam War: the Tet Offensive, which started 50 years ago Tuesday. And we'll hear how soul music captured the heart of English singer James Hunter.
Today we start with a report from the World's Jason Margolis on the front lines of the immigration debate in Colorado. Plus, we speak with former New Mexico governor and US ambassador to the UN, Bill Richardson, about his recent falling out with Myanmar's de-facto leader, Aung Sang Suu Kyi. Plus, The World's Rich Hall pays a visit to a camel beauty festival in Saudi Arabia.