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What would it take to say goodbye to gas and diesel vehicles? For starters, more charging stations for electric vehicles. Also, Williamina Fleming: a Scottish immigrant and pioneer for women in astronomy. Plus, North Dakota farmers who supported Trump but are nervous about his trade policies.
Is America still a respected beacon of liberty around the globe? We get a reality check on that. Also, President Trump announces a new ban on transgender personnel in the military. Plus, a former North Dakota oil boom town adjusts to its new reality.
President Donald Trump uses a joint press conference with the Lebanese prime minister to cast more doubt on his own attorney general. Also, Bill Browder's personal tale of business, corruption and government power in Russia, and what that has to do with Donald Trump Jr.'s Russia meeting. Plus, a renaissance for psychedelia in London.
Oil giant Exxon Mobil has been fined for violating sanctions against Russia. We hear what role Secretary of State Rex Tillerson may have played as Exxon CEO. Also, we examine the trafficking of domestic workers by foreign diplomats. Plus, the band Bokanté blends West Africa, the Caribbean and the Mississippi Delta.
The US State Department plans to shut down its war crimes office — we'll take a look. Also, Australians wonder what's happening in America after an Australian woman is shot dead by police in Minneapolis. Plus, we remember San Francisco's Summer of Love, 50 years later.
President Donald Trump ends a CIA program backing moderate rebel groups in Syria. Also, Canada's prime minister says he's concerned about climate change while also supporting new oil pipelines. Plus Zimbabwean band Mokoomba.