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A recent spike in drug-related violence in Mexico is worrying residents. Also, Russian submarines are reportedly conducting exercises near undersea cables that carry the Internet between continents. Plus, we hear about a school where Korean men learn to be better fathers.
A new study suggests global warming will make parts of the Persian Gulf region so hot that people may not even be able to go outside for any length of time. Also, we take a look at a new Frontline documentary, "Inside Assad's Syria," which looks at the regime's efforts to draw tourists to the war-torn country. Plus, we learn how Ukrainians are mixing domestic politics with Star Wars.
A major earthquake was felt all the way from Kabul in Afghanistan to Delhi in India. More than 150 people are said to have died. We'll have the latest. We also have a conversation with former Secretary of Labor Robert Reich about global inequality. Plus, a new book details life on one street in Paris.
What's it like to fly into the eye of the strongest storm ever recorded in the Western Hemisphere? We speak with an officer from the 53rd Weather Reconnaissance Squadron, who flew right into the storm Thursday night. We also get a European take on Donald Trump. Italians see shades of their former prime minister, Silvio Berlusconi. Plus, host Marco Werman has a conversation with Canadian author Margaret Atwood.
We bring you the latest from Benghazi — not the hearings in Washington, but the city in Libya, where people are still coping with the chaos that followed the fall of Colonel Muammar Gaddafi. We also hear about China's latest crackdown on corruption — the Communist Party is banning its members from joining golf clubs. Plus, scientists peer 30,000 years into the past — through a tunnel in the Alaskan permafrost.
Syrian President Bashar al-Assad makes an unannounced visit to Moscow to meet with Vladimir Putin. Also, a BBC reporter tells us what it was like to cover an Ebola outbreak happening all around his hometown in Sierra Leone. Plus, a religious studies professor listens to 1,500 cassette tapes found in a home once belonging to Osama bin Laden.