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What is the state of the US-Russia relationship after a weekend of digesting the scant information that the attorney general's office made public about the Mueller investigation? Also, a fight for the future of Algeria. And, the cultural questions that arise when women abide by the tradition of covering their hair but wear fashionable wigs that would have made the original Torah writers raise an eyebrow.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller today delivered his report to the Attorney General, marking the end of an investigation that started nearly two years ago. What do we know about the finances of President Trump? And pressure has been building on museums and other institutions to reject philanthropic support from the Sackler family, whose fortune derives from its pharmaceutical company and profits from the prescription painkiller OxyContin. And Bolivians celebrate "Día Del Mar" this weekend, a holiday which marks when the country lost its coastline to Chile 140 years ago.
Cyclone Idai caused massive damage and devastation in Mozambique, leaving hundreds dead and thousands homeless. Podcast host Amy Costello talks with host Marco Werman about the long term impact that aid might have on local economies. Plus, the Brexit deadline has unleashed political chaos in the UK. Also, bringing diverse communities together on college campuses.
The US Midwest, as well as in parts of southern Africa, have both recently seen entire communities cut off by flood waters, washed out roads, aid that has to be flown in. We'll have the latest from Mozambique and eastern Zimbabwe. Also, an American doctor says the many challenges facing Haiti as a nation are reflected in the health of his Haitian patients. And he links it to the long history of foreign intervention in Haiti. Plus, Filipinos are among the biggest users of the so-called H-2B visa, which allows American businesses to hire seasonal workers. But this summer, the Trump administration won’t be issuing the visas to Filipinos.
The legal and political differences of gun control between the US and New Zealand. Also, one British woman's effort to retain EU access as the UK careens toward an uncertain Brexit. Plus, the Japanese baseball phenom known only by one name — Ichiro — is about to begin his last major league season at age 45.
The terrorist attack in Christchurch, New Zealand, was yet another example of white nationalist terrorism. It's a threat that some say the US needs to take more seriously. Plus, a mission to protest family separation at the Mexican border. And, everyone knows surf music started in the Middle East, right?