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Urban designers know how development and flood control can be done better. Also, we'll check in on another megacity that's struggling to cope with huge amounts of water after days of heavy rain: Mumbai, India. And, we'll get a taste of 1970s Somali disco music, thanks to a stash of old recordings that's just come to light after being hidden away for decades in a Mogadishu radio station.
President Donald Trump is in Texas to look at the damage caused by Tropical Storm Harvey. We'll find out how mosques in Houston are opening their doors for people displaced by the catastrophic storm. Plus, a conversation with the author of "Devil's Bargain: Steve Bannon, Donald Trump, and the Storming of the Presidency."
We're giving our signature global take on the devastating floods affecting the Texas coast and the city of Houston. Find out how immigrants and refugees have been hit particularly hard by Harvey. Also, discover how the flooding in Texas compares with major weather events elsewhere in the world. Plus, Kenya bans plastic grocery bags. And, we find out what "back to school" shopping meant in 1980s Moscow.
As more asylum seekers cross from the US into Canada, some Canadians say their government is being too welcoming of immigrants. We take a look. Also, a former Navy midshipman talks about being transgender in the military. And two sheepdogs are hailed as heroes in British Columbia.
A rare firsthand report from the front lines of the war in Syria. Also, why some Syrian refugees in Lebanon want to go home now. Plus, the historic connection between the Harlem Renaissance and Soviet Russia.
President Donald Trump speaks about unity and shared values in Reno after his more combative address in Phoenix. Also, the commander of the Navy's 7th Fleet loses his job after a string of ship accidents on his watch. And the Greek city of Thessaloniki acknowledges its Jewish past.