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President Trump has accepted an invitation to meet with North Korea's Kim Jong-un "by May," but only, Trump's press secretary says, if the President sees "concrete and verifiable actions" taken by Pyongyang. Plus, reporter Jason Strother in Seoul has the story of changing attitudes toward disabled athletes in South Korea. And we head to Texas to find out how the fight over DACA looks from a conservative stronghold.
More than five months since Hurricane Maria plunged the island into darkness, Puerto Rico's power grid still needs fixing. So what's taking so long? Also today, we'll hear the chilling story of a humanitarian aid worker who felt abandoned by her long-time employer after she was sexually assaulted during a deployment in Sri Lanka. Plus, we hear about a meeting in the Seychelles that's attracting the attention of US investigators looking into Trump Administration ties to Russia.
Two Syrian women share their stories of survival in besieged Eastern Ghouta. Both are mothers of young children, and both are still living in the rebel-held enclave despite nearly constant bombardment. Also, we speak with writer Natalia Antonova about a sexual harassment case that's making news in Russia. And, we remember the first Soviet woman in space, Valentina Tereshkova, who celebrates her 81st birthday this week.
President Donald Trump wants to renegotiate the North American Free Trade Agreement. And one Connecticut Democrat agrees that's a good idea. Plus, we get an update on the case of a former Russian spy who fell ill in England after coming into contact with a mysterious substance. And Ivorian reggae singer and radio DJ Alpha Blondy brings books to life on the radio.
Activists demand Congress take action to protect DACA recipients. Also, we take a look at the results of Italy's national elections over the weekend. Far-right and far-left groups both made strides, showing how hard it will be to form a working government. And, reporter Ari Daniel explores some theories on the origins of human language.
Could tariffs on aluminum and steel spark a global trade war? We'll ask our economics reporter Jason Margolis. Plus, Canada likes to protect its dairy industry, and that means tariffs on cheese. Some Canadians have resorted to drastic measures to get their curd fix: smuggling. And, we remember The Beatles' famous visit to an ashram in India fifty years ago.