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Beijing's planned 25 percent tariff on American soybeans could be devastating for Iowa soybean producers. We'll speak with farmer Grant Kimberley, who is also with the Iowa Soybean Association. Plus, The World's Jasmine Garsd reports on Mexican jails, which allow children up to the age of 3 to stay with their incarcerated mothers. And, as a British village loses its battle with coastal erosion, residents prepare to say goodbye to their homes.
Today we remember the Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. and how two international trips he took influenced his message here at home. Also, a former Homeland Security official appraises President Trump's idea of possibly sending the military, or National Guard, to the US-Mexico border. And reporter Lidia Jean Kott tells us about a video portal that's giving residents of one Milwaukee neighborhood a connection to the rest of the world.
President Donald Trump says Mexico isn't doing enough to stop the flow of migrants across the border. We'll do a bit of digging and find out what Mexico is doing. Also, we launch a new series from our Across Women's Lives desk called "Unequal Justice." It's an in-depth look at what life is like for incarcerated women around the world. Our first story comes from Ohio, where the opioid crisis has led to a growing number of women in jail, where they're now waiting for treatment or a second chance. Plus, why Sitka, Alaska, is thinking about shipping water to Cape Town, South Africa.
Today, reporter Charles Sennott joins us from Jerusalem to look at the influence of American evangelicals in Israeli politics. Plus, we wrap up our series on the water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa. And, why basketball fans in Nigeria are looking forward to the NCAA men's basketball Final Four this weekend, especially the game between Kansas and Villanova.
Today, we hear from a Liberian family who is worried about their legal status here in the US due to President Donald Trump's recent pledges to end certain protections for them. Also, can you really trademark a "Viking chant" popular with soccer fans in Iceland? And host Marco Werman samples the New York-soul-meets-Cuban-mambo vibe of Orquestra Akokan.