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Today, we zero in on Russia's big domestic violence problem and hear about two women's individual experiences. Also, the story behind Donald Trump's unfinished hotel and tower in Baku, Azerbaijan. And music from a Women's Day playlist, courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways.
Today, we examine the push to have California secede from the US. Plus, female leadership in Africa. And, we remember Puerto Rican actress Miriam Colon.
First today, President Trump signs a new travel ban. Then, we look at a Republican lawmaker in Hawaii considering switching parties. And, a special school in Lebanon that offers help, and hope, to Syrian refugee kids.
Indian students rethink coming to the US to study after last week's shooting in Kansas. Also, does Trump's rhetoric help ISIS recruit? Plus, Polish punk rocker Tomek Lipinski.
The Trump administration's Russia problem continues. Also, we'll find out why some Syrian Muslim refugees are converting to Christianity. Plus, Haiti's original boy band calls it quits.
President Trump's speech to Congress may have sounded more presidential, but the message, especially on immigration, stayed largely the same. Also, what the Pentagon could do with an extra $54 billion. Plus, why South Koreans love their fried chicken.