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More revelations emerge about the National Security Agency spying on foreign citizens — this time, it's Norway. Australia is also in hot water after revelations that it spied on Indonesian officials. And, Japan's Bunny Island, a place with a dark past, has become an unlikely tourist destination.
Aid continues to pour into devastated areas of the Philippines. But Filipinos at home and abroad are criticizing their government. Plus, how the general who led the coup in Egypt has become a revered hero for many Egyptians. And, decoding a Dutch holiday tradition known as "Black Pete."
China announces plans to ease its one-child policy and get rid of labor camps. Also, one week after Typhoon Haiyan hit, aid starts to reach most survivors and mass burials are taking place. Plus, die-hard soccer fans in St. Louis root for their team: Bosnia-Herzegovina.
Why it's still taking so long for aid to reach survivors in the Philippines. Also, how tensions between Haitians and Dominicans are being felt from the Caribbean to New York City. Plus, mega churches, Nigerian-style, where one church's auditorium is the size of 87 football fields.
Efforts to bring disaster aid to typhoon victims in the Philippines and why it's taking so long. How a struggle between Russia and the EU got tangled up with the politics of gay rights in Ukraine. And how one woman set out to read her way around the world — with one book from every nation.
Storm survivors in the Philippines struggle without food and clean water, as help has yet to reach some of the areas devastated by Typhoon Haiyan. Also, as the US military does its part to deliver aid, we hear about America's long historical ties to the Philippines. And, the deepest thinker in rap references the Arab Spring and Pussy Riot.