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The political and economic crises in Venezuela mean that many families are having a hard time putting food on the table. Plus, an Olympic swimmer from Syria who only a few months ago was a refugee navigating the waters between the Middle East and Europe. Also, should active US servicemen and women be allowed to weigh in publicly on the upcoming presidential election?
Today, we're looking forward to the Olympic Games, which start Friday in Rio. We get an update from Brazil on the final preparations. We also introduce you to a traditional Brazilian stew that's getting a vegan makeover. Plus, an American surgeon who's just returned from Syria shares stories of hope and humor amid the grim reality of war.
Hillary Clinton makes history as the first woman presidential nominee of a major US party. We get reaction from women in different parts of the globe. Also, can you guess the last time a secretary of state became president? Plus, get a taste of the type of Brazilian music we're likely to hear from the Olympic games.
What would a Hillary Clinton presidency mean for America's relationship with the world? That's the big question today on The World. And how would her presidency play out when it comes to immigration, trade and the detention camp at Guantánamo Bay? Plus, a Mexican musician travels the world to bring 90 artists together to create unique dance floor music.
Donald Trump called on Russia to hack into Hillary Clinton's emails. Plus, Bill Clinton at the Democratic National Convention on Tuesday night said that Hillary Clinton could make any global trouble spot better in just a month. So just what could she do in 30 days for Syria? And, ISIS changes its recruitment message as it loses territory across Iraq and Syria.
Today, we head straight to the Democratic National Convention, where we dig deep on immigration and the different ways the two parties talk about it. Also, an ISIS "hit list" contains the name of a number of US officials, including state and local officials in Massachusetts. Plus, we'll hear about fossil fuel divestment underway in Newcastle.