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The US government is open for business again following a Senate compromise. But it got us wondering: How do other nations deal with government dysfunction? Also, we gauge US influence in the Middle East as Vice President Mike Pence continues his tour of the region. Plus, a weekend of Women's Marches across the globe.
As part of our DACA Diaries series, today a young woman from Zambia talks about her struggles of not only being undocumented, but also being black. Plus, two takes on the Bitcoin craze. And a rare look inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.
A young Iraqi tells us how ISIS destroyed his Christian faith. A young woman in Texas is planning for college even as she faces possible deportation. And Cape Town, South Africa, is literally running out of water.
The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is in the eye of the storm in Washington right now. We begin a series of stories featuring DACA recipients who face an uncertain future. Also, we meet an Army veteran who says there's room for the #MeToo movement in the military. And, we remember Mathilde Krim, the AIDS research pioneer and activist who died on Monday.
It cost more than a billion dollars, and took years to build, but the US now has a brand new embassy in London. So, why does President Donald Trump hate it so much? And, a visit to British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest, where hunting of grizzly bears has just been banned. Plus, how an IRA bombing led the late Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries to write the hit song "Zombie."
Hawaiians received a text message over the weekend saying a ballistic missile was headed their way. It was a false alarm, but frightening all the same. Plus, Watson Mere's image of Martin Luther King, Jr. silencing Donald Trump has gone viral. Host Carol Hills speaks to the artist, a son of Haitian immigrants. And our World in Words team delves into what it means to learn, or lose, a particular accent in English.