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Afghanistan is gearing up for presidential elections this weekend and people registering to vote are encountering long lines and some frustration. Also, why Russians love Vladimir Putin, but also American culture. And Uruguay's pot growers come out of the shadows.
An outbreak of the deadly Ebola virus in Guinea has the World Health Organization worried. Also, the creation of playgrounds in Spain ... for the elderly. And, we remember the Godfather of House Music, Frankie Knuckles.
Too much water in some places, too little water in others - disease and food shortages too. These are just some of the stern warnings on the risks ahead from climate change in new report released Monday. Also, Afghans register to vote despite Taliban intimidation. Plus, the immigrants who keep Las Vegas running.
President Barack Obama is trying to mend a frayed relationship — with Saudi Arabia. Meanwhile, Palestinians in the West Bank have a new plan for dealing with Israeli settlers who commit crimes. It's something like neighborhood watch. And two brothers, united by beer but separated by everything else.
President Obama continues his European tour with a stop at the Vatican to meet with Pope Francis. Also, a look back at Delano, the California town where Cesar Chavez started his farmworkers' protest movement. And, how a former professional basketball player from Queens ended up owning a restaurant in Spain.
Today we meet a Russian 19-year-old who has an unusual hobby: be breaks onto the roofs of buildings in his hometown to take pictures and enjoy the view. And he's not alone. Meet the "roofers." Then, we go to Russia where we learn about a soccer team that had to play in front of an empty stadium. Then we check in on the Colorado River, which will flow into Mexico for the first time in a while this year.