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We hear from a Syrian woman who supported Trump, only to see her relatives turned away at the airport because of the president's travel ban. Also, the history of tariffs in the United States. Plus, how the original Statue of Liberty was modeled on a Muslim woman.
Today, diplomats declared their opposition to President Donald Trump's travel ban in a State Department's dissent channel. Also, a community in Massachusetts debates immigration and it gets ugly. Plus, comedian Hari Kondabolu on the role of humor in a divided nation.
Today's special edition of The World focuses on President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. We have stories from those affected plus the view of one person who supports the ban. And, we answer legal questions about the executive order.
President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May met at the White House today. Also, we explore the diversity within the anti-abortion movement with a Latina doctor who was at the March for Life in Washington today. Plus, we meet some of the dancers in this weekend's Lunar New Year parade in New York's Chinatown.
Mexico's president cancels on Trump. Also, the uncertainty between US and Mexico causes a spike in remittances. Plus, a North Korean defector fears his family back home will be punished.
President Trump took executive action again on Wednesday. He signed an order to jump-start the construction of a border wall with Mexico. This comes a day after an executive order to get two key oil pipelines up and running. We'll tackle all of that, and then leave politics aside to spin to a new tune from French-born alternative rocker Manu Chao.