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    • One Undocumented Immigrant's Struggle, Countries Not on Trump's Travel Ban List, an Australian Man's Zen Moment

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    The story of one undocumented immigrant from Mexico now facing deportation. Also, how Europe's immigration policies may not differ so much from President Trump's. Plus, diagnosing diabetes among Asian Americans.

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    • Sponsors and Refugees in Canada, Teaching Kids About Cybersecurity in Israel, Peruvian Nuns Who Rock

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    Today we hear how some Canadians who've sponsored Syrian refugees over the past year are finding it hard to let go. Also, we meet Israel's first openly transgender military officer. And a Peruvian rock band with some amazing habits.

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    • U.S. Anti-Terrorism Policy in Yemen, the Dangers of Opposition in Russia, Sci-Fi Writers Tap Into Our Nuclear Fears

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    Today, how the U.S. anti-terrorism policy is seen in Yemen. Also, Britain wrestles with its relationship with Donald Trump. Also, how the threat of nuclear weapons has shaped science fiction through the years.

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    • Chelsea Manning's case, Chinese opioid drugs, a family split by immigration status

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    President Barack Obama defends his decision to commute Chelsea Manning's sentence. Also, how Chinese drugs are fueling the U.S. opioid epidemic. Plus, an Obama staffer from Argentina looks back on her White House experience.

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    • Russia's Domestic Violence Problem, Cuba's Internet, the Unfinished Trump Hotel in Baku

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    Today, we zero in on Russia's big domestic violence problem and hear about two women's individual experiences. Also, the story behind Donald Trump's unfinished hotel and tower in Baku, Azerbaijan. And music from a Women's Day playlist, courtesy of Smithsonian Folkways.

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    • Antibiotic-resistant superbugs, Chinese leader wows, biking the inaugural

    • By: Marco Werman
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    Today, we begin with a look at concerns that antibiotic-resistant infections are becoming more common. Then, we'll hear about how Britain's prime minister favors a "clean break" from the European Union. Plus, go for a bike ride down the inaugural parade route with Denmark's ambassador in Washington.

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    • Japan's leader visits Pearl Harbor, a North Korean defector, Graceland at 30

    • By: Marco Werman
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    We start today with a look at the Japanese prime minister's historic visit to Pearl Harbor. Then, a BBC journalist recalls his friendship with a North Korean diplomat who later defected. Plus, the story behind Paul Simon's 1986 album, Graceland.

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    • Running Out of Visas, Cuba's Prospects Under Trump, Boaty McBoatface

    • By: Marco Werman
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    Today, we talk to a U.S. military veteran and a former Afghan interpreter about the limit on so-called "translator visas." Also, we look at the long struggle to clean up Japan's crippled Fukushima nuclear plant. Plus, an update on British submarine Boaty McBoatface.

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    • The World's Best Infrastructure, US Troops in Syria, Chicano Batman

    • By: Marco Werman
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    Today we answer this question: If America gets a D+ for infrastructure, who gets an A? (Sweden.) Also, celebrations in South Korea after the president is ousted. And the addictive retro funk sounds of LA-based band Chicano Batman.

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    • Trump's press conference, Russia's history of 'kompromat,' the future of nuclear power

    • By: Marco Werman
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    President-elect Donald Trump calls the publishing of leaked allegations against him "a disgrace." Also, an American businessman on the dark side of Russia's Vladimir Putin. And Norway's long goodbye to FM radio.

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    • FBI Head Confirms Investigation of Russia-Trump Links, Chuck Berry's Favorite Curry, Havana's Drag Scene

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    The FBI confirms it's investigating potential links between Russia and the Trump campaign. Also, there are concerns about the new head of a major newspaper in London: he has no journalism experience, but used to be a cabinet official. And we find the restaurant in Nottingham, England, where Chuck Berry always went for curry.

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    • A fake news attack, saving an Indonesian forest, Palestinian artists and Jesus

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    A Washington Post columnist tells us what it was like to be the subject of a fake news story. Plus, in Germany there are concerns that fake news and other cyber attacks could threaten the country's democracy. And we've got some end-of-year music picks for you: Afrobeat meets Haitian voodoo.

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    • A former CIA chief calls Trump 'Moscow's fool;' what's real and what's not in news; and, connecting Patti Smith, Bob Dylan and Aleppo

    • By: Marco Werman
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    A former CIA director gives his thoughts on the relationship between President-elect Trump and US intelligence agencies. Plus, how some Los Angeles lawmakers want to protect undocumented immigrants from deportation. And, why people in a northern English town are "sky high" with their meat pies.

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    • Travel Ban Uncertainty, Fear of Sharia in Montana, US Wrestlers Head to Iran

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    Uncertainty in the wake of President Trump's travel ban and the court rulings blocking it. Also, why some in Lebanon support Trump's ban. Plus, how wrestling unites the US and Iran.

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    • Russia Sours on Trump, a Syrian Family's First Passover, Toronto's Baby Capybaras

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    Today, are U.S.-Russia relations on the rocks? Also, the plight of one Syrian refugee mother. Plus, why President Donald Trump is good for Iranian art.

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    • President Trump's inauguration, Mexico's Trump worries, Russia celebrates

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    The beginning of the Trump era, as seen from Washington and across the globe. Plus, the Women's March on Washington goes global with sister marches around the world. And Wynton Marsalis on what he would have played at the inauguration if he'd been invited.

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    • Trump's tweets on intelligence, Islam and the environment, migrants stay in Mexico

    • By: Marco Werman
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    A former CIA analyst on Trump's public disagreements with the intelligence community. Plus, the many meanings of the word "hack." And an expedition to "The Lost City of the Monkey God."

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    • Fallout From Trump Travel Ban, Concern Over National Security Shake-Up

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    Today's special edition of The World focuses on President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. We have stories from those affected plus the view of one person who supports the ban. And, we answer legal questions about the executive order.

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    • A new ceasefire in Syria, London's fox problem, reviving the Wampanoag language

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    A new nationwide ceasefire deal is reached in Syria. Also, we talk to a Canadian business owner who has helped 58 Syrian families resettle in Canada. Plus, hear about urban London's fox crisis.

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    • Shock in Berlin; questions in Ankara; new textile jobs in America.

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    Shock and unanswered questions in two world capitals — Berlin and Ankara. Plus, a US company brings textile jobs back to an old New England mill town. And another of our "Best of 2016" music picks.

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