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President Donald Trump says Mexico isn't doing enough to stop the flow of migrants across the border. We'll do a bit of digging and find out what Mexico is doing. Also, we launch a new series from our Across Women's Lives desk called "Unequal Justice." It's an in-depth look at what life is like for incarcerated women around the world. Our first story comes from Ohio, where the opioid crisis has led to a growing number of women in jail, where they're now waiting for treatment or a second chance. Plus, why Sitka, Alaska, is thinking about shipping water to Cape Town, South Africa.
Today, reporter Charles Sennott joins us from Jerusalem to look at the influence of American evangelicals in Israeli politics. Plus, we wrap up our series on the water crisis in Cape Town, South Africa. And, why basketball fans in Nigeria are looking forward to the NCAA men's basketball Final Four this weekend, especially the game between Kansas and Villanova.
Today, we hear from a Liberian family who is worried about their legal status here in the US due to President Donald Trump's recent pledges to end certain protections for them. Also, can you really trademark a "Viking chant" popular with soccer fans in Iceland? And host Marco Werman samples the New York-soul-meets-Cuban-mambo vibe of Orquestra Akokan.
It's now been confirmed that Kim Jong-un recently traveled to Beijing and back — in secret — onboard a bulletproof train reportedly full of bodyguards and wine. Plus, we start a three-part series from Cape Town, South Africa, on the recent water crisis. And we hear from an engineer who wants to make artificial intelligence that's neither male nor female — or even remotely human.
Thousands of Russians take to the streets after a deadly fire at a shopping center in Siberia leaves dozens dead. Plus, The World's Chris Woolf remembers Tony Acevedo, a Mexican American Army medic captured by the Nazis and sent to a concentration camp during World War II. And an elephant in India gets caught smoking on camera — but it's not what you think.