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Puerto Rico's power grid needs rebuilding after Hurricane Maria, but can it also be more sustainable than before? Also, the items that immigrants abandon in the desert after crossing the US-Mexico border. Plus, the US men's soccer team fails to qualify for the next World Cup.
California's new sanctuary state law gets pushback from local law enforcement. Also, a church in Boston offers literal sanctuary to one undocumented immigrant. Plus, how an environmental scientist at NASA's Jet Propulsion Lab started writing French pop songs
Today, our Across Women's Lives team takes us on an afternoon with the mayor of San Juan, Puerto Rico. Plus, North Korean defectors are becoming celebrities on South Korean television. And, we look at the tradition of getting inked in India.
US troops are deployed in the West African nation of Niger. Is it for security, development, or both? We take a look. Also, are you supporting North Korea when you buy frozen fish here in the US? Maybe. Plus, an Iranian piano prodigy makes it to the US despite the travel ban.
Some want President Donald Trump to call the Las Vegas shooter a terrorist. Author Masha Gessen tells us why she disagrees. Also, a retired FBI agent tries to find out who betrayed Anne Frank. Plus, the 60th anniversary of Sputnik's launch.