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The Senate reveals its plan to overhaul Obamacare. We'll take a look at how Singapore handles health coverage. And, the back story on an American family that moved to El Salvador because they refused to be broken apart by deportation. Plus, factory workers in Indiana say they need more than tweets from the president to keep their jobs from going to Mexico.
The World kicks off on Wednesday with a man who brought along his wife and three children into an Iraqi war zone while working as a Christian relief worker. And, a family that refused to be broken up by a deportation order moves to El Salvador. Plus, the Saudi king shakes up the line of succession, bumping his nephew in favor of his son.
The murder of a teenager in Virginia is being felt by Muslim communities all over the US. Also, a Jewish community in St. Louis reconsiders whether the vandalism at their cemetery was a hate crime or not. Plus, the US Coast Guard's unique role in protecting our nation's security.
There's been another vehicle attack in London: Last night, a man drove a van into a group of Muslim worshippers leaving a mosque — we have the latest from our producer in London who lives nearby Also, we look at why white supremacists in the US are attracted to a northern European mythology called Odinism. And, South African trumpeter Hugh Masekela remembers performing with Ravi Shankar at the Monterey Pop music festival five decades ago.
President Trump announces he is canceling part of the deal Obama made with Cuba. Plus, we hear Cuban-American voices for and against Trump's new policy. Also, efforts to rescue an ancient Jewish cemetery in Greece.
The Washington Post reports President Donald Trump is under investigation for possible obstruction of justice. Also, Nigerian-American author Teju Cole on things that unite us across boundaries. Plus Yoko Ono finally gets a writing credit for "Imagine."