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VX and Kim Jong-nam, ditching the ICC, theater before Shakespeare

The chemical weapon VX and its use in the killing of the North Korean leader's half brother. Plus, why several African countries want to ditch the International Criminal Court. And, how the theater scene developed in London — before Shakespeare's time.

VX and Kim Jong-nam, ditching the ICC, theater before Shakespeare

Mexico scorns Trump's proposal, Poland's debate over history, confusing the Texas and Chilean flags

Mexicans are reacting to President Donald Trump's moves on border security, deportations and trade. Also, Poland's version of the battle over alternative facts. Plus, why people are using the Chilean flag emoji when they're texting about Texas.

Mexico scorns Trump's proposal, Poland's debate over history, confusing the Texas and Chilean flags

Deportation details, sheriff cheers Trump, Bye-bye Bao Bao

We dive deep into the new guidance for immigration enforcement just unveiled by the Trump administration. Also, how President Trump's rhetoric on trade and China could have a big impact on US colleges and universities. Plus, the US says goodbye to Bao Bao the panda.

Deportation details, sheriff cheers Trump, Bye-bye Bao Bao

Who is H.R. McMaster? 'Play nice' says EPA's new chief, Oldies on Bulgaria radio

Today we learn more about the man chosen by President Donald Trump to be his next national security adviser, Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster. Plus, how Morocco is betting big on solar energy. And, why people in Bulgaria are listening to more pre-war music on the radio.

Who is H.R. McMaster? 'Play nice' says EPA's new chief, Oldies on Bulgaria radio

Travel ban uncertainty, women and national security, mixed feelings from Brexit voters

Today, how uncertainty over President Trump's travel ban is keeping some scientists away from the US. Also, Syrian refugees are grateful for the help they get in Canada. And Brexit voters in one English town have mixed feelings about immigration.

Travel ban uncertainty, women and national security, mixed feelings from Brexit voters

Trump worries Europe, immigrants leave US for Canada, K-pop school in New York.

What's normal and what's not about Trump's first month in office? Also, can the media remember world news beyond the US president? Plus, a visit to a New York school where you can learn how to be a Korean pop star.

Trump worries Europe, immigrants leave US for Canada, K-pop school in New York.

Sanctuary campuses, Trump fails to denounce anti-Semitism, Kim Jong-nam's mysterious murder

Immigrants in some US cities stayed home Thursday to show how critical they are for their industries and their communities. An Iraqi who runs a cafe in Washington, DC, supports the action, but says what's really needed is meaningful immigration reform. Also, President Donald Trump gets asked twice in two days what he's doing to stem a rising tide of anti-Semitic incidents. Plus, a retired professor in Cuba whose family lost land when Castro's revolution triumphed. Now she's doing well in the new Cuban economy.

Sanctuary campuses, Trump fails to denounce anti-Semitism, Kim Jong-nam's mysterious murder

Leaks rock White House, Trump abandons two-state policy, DJ Panko's musical weapon

How satirists around the globe are responding to recent events in Washington. Plus, support for President Trump's travel ban from Hindu Indian Americans. And a reporter's personal story of defying Iran's ban on women attending sporting events.

Leaks rock White House, Trump abandons two-state policy, DJ Panko's musical weapon

Flynn's resignation, drawing Trump as a Jihadist, Chicano valentines

The resignation of Michael Flynn as National Security Advisor rocks the Trump Administration — our top story today. Also, we hear from a Cuban American artist who created a controversial cover for the German magazine Der Spiegel. Plus, meet a San Francisco artist who creates Valentine's Day images that mix pink hearts with politics and Latino pop culture.

Flynn's resignation, drawing Trump as a Jihadist, Chicano valentines

Goodbye NAFTA?, a return to Cuba, and soul-singer Zeshan B.

Trump's plan to build a border wall and renegotiate NAFTA may be strengthening the hand of Mexican politicians opposed to that country's current president. Meanwhile, if NAFTA does up for renegotiation, is that such a bad thing? And a conversation with Indian-American musician and Chicago native Zeshan B. about his rendition of the '70s soul protest song "Cryin' in the Streets."

Goodbye NAFTA?, a return to Cuba, and soul-singer Zeshan B.

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