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US troops are deployed in the West African nation of Niger. Is it for security, development, or both? We take a look. Also, are you supporting North Korea when you buy frozen fish here in the US? Maybe. Plus, an Iranian piano prodigy makes it to the US despite the travel ban.
Some want President Donald Trump to call the Las Vegas shooter a terrorist. Author Masha Gessen tells us why she disagrees. Also, a retired FBI agent tries to find out who betrayed Anne Frank. Plus, the 60th anniversary of Sputnik's launch.
President Donald Trump visits hurricane-battered Puerto Rico and scolds the island for throwing his budget "out of whack." Also, skepticism about a terror link to the Las Vegas shooting. And a Nobel physics laureate explains his work.
A 64-year-old white American is blamed for Sunday night’s terrorist attacking in Las Vegas, and an ISIS publication claims responsibility. Officials, however, say there is no evidence that Stephen Paddock had connections to any militant groups. We speak with former Homeland Security official Juliette Kayyem about the shooting. Plus, we check in with reporter Gerry Hadden in Barcelona. He saw the police crackdown on Catalan voters firsthand — his kids' school was a polling place. And we look at the mysterious illnesses hitting US diplomats in Cuba, and potential causes, which include some sketchy spy techniques.
Today we focus on the US military's response to the crisis in Puerto Rico, amid criticism that President Donald Trump waited too long to mobilize the Pentagon's relief efforts. And, Historically Black Colleges and Universities are becoming more diverse, as more immigrants and Latinos enter those institutions. Plus, why the French end up hating their presidents.