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As Facebook gains more and more users in places like Myanmar and Sri Lanka, the company has been criticized for being too slow to remove hateful content, or posts that have sparked real-world violence. Plus, the two Koreas prepare for what could be a truly historic summit. And we hear about the 'incel' (involuntary celibate) movement, which might have motivated the man allegedly behind the van attack in Toronto.
Former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright tells us what keeps her up at night. She discusses her new book, "Fascism: A Warning." Plus, the Supreme Court considers legal challenges to President Trump's travel ban, which critics say unfairly targets Muslims. And we'll tell you about a 17-year-old trade war between the US and Vietnam ... over catfish.
Tuesday, we explore the history of migration between the United States and Mexico and ask what it means in the context of President Donald Trump's immigration crackdown. Also, the story of Lisa Howard, an American journalist who found herself in the middle of back-channel communications between Washington and Havana in the 1960s. Plus, a closer look at the diplomatic pouch and why it's still in use today.
French President Emmanuel Macron has arrived in Washington on a state visit — that's where we start today. Macron and US President Donald Trump seem to have a special rapport, and many in Europe are hoping Macron can use that skill to talk Trump into moderating some his views on trade, climate change and the Iran nuclear deal. Also, protests over social security reforms in Nicaragua have left several people dead. And, we'll take a tour of some of the 200 public green spaces in the City of London.
Today on the show, we explore a global problem that you may not even realize is a problem: loneliness. Also, we have an update on the caravan of migrants moving through Mexico that Trump tweeted about so much a few weeks ago. And, host Carol Hills talks about race in America with Kwame Dawes, who was born in Ghana, raised in Jamaica, and now teaches at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln.
Miguel Díaz-Canel is sworn in as Cuba's president but says Raul Castro is still "leading the Cuban revolution." And, a prisoner in Iceland manages a jailbreak and ends up on the same plane as the country's prime minister. Plus, host Carol Hills has a conversation with Marvel comics writer Saladin Ahmed, who grew up in an Arab American neighborhood in Dearborn, Michigan.