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Today, the jury is still out on whether driverless cars will be good or bad for the environment. Also, the mysterious syndrome affecting refugee children in Sweden. Plus, Ernest Hemingway, Marlene Dietrich and their love letters.
Vice President Mike Pence warns North Korea not to test American resolve with new provocations. Also, an Iranian American military veteran who organized one of Trump's inaugural balls discusses mixed feelings. Plus, we profile a former child soldier from Nepal who's now a top long-distance mountain runner.
A BBC reporter gains rare access to North Korea, ahead of a big holiday there. Also, why people in South Korea don't seem that worried about a possible military confrontation with the North. Plus, why ghosts in Thailand prefer red Fanta.
President Trump says the world is a "nasty" place right now. Today we ask, just how "nasty" are things around the globe? Also, an update on the nastiness in Venezuela. Plus, a Lebanese-American stand-up who turns nastiness into comedy.
Undocumented immigrants pay billions in taxes every year, now they face a dilemma under President Trump. Also, why are corporate taxes in the US so much higher than in other countries? Plus wisdom from a woman 117 years young.
A video of a United passenger being forcibly removed from a plane sparks calls for a boycott in China. Also, why the US, Mexico and Canada want to host soccer's World Cup together. Plus, young Cuban professionals worry about their future.