Brexit's Plan B, Duterte's war on the Catholic Church, some Venezuelans flee after protests
As the World Economic Forum's annual event in Davos, Switzerland, opens Tuesday, host Marco Werman looks at the issues of global wealth inequality and disruptive trade policies. Plus, unrest in Venezuela this week, as President Nicolas Maduro puts down an attempted uprising of the national guard and his political opposition plans nationwide protests. The World talks with reporter Mariana Zúñiga in Caracas about the current situation there and with Marianne Menjivar of the International Rescue Committee about migrants fleeing Venezuela for Colombia.
A US transgender activist seeking refuge in Sweden, Sudan's second month of protests, the surreal trial of El Chapo
As the partial government shutdown continues, DACA and TPS recipients were drawn into the stalemate with a proposal by President Donald Trump this weekend that would end the shutdown and give them temporary legal protection, in exchange for funding for a border wall. Democrats say that's a nonstarter. So, what do the people caught up in this political fight say? And we'll get a Mexican perspective on the trial of notorious Mexican kingpin known as "El Chapo," which continues this week in New York City. Plus, a transgender activist who received death threats in Seattle and is now taking refuge in Sweden.
North Korean spymaster, India's ‘plogger,' black women surfing to the 2020 olympics
President Donald Trump and North Korea's leader Kim Jong-un have been exchanging "beautiful letters," according to Trump. Now, the two leaders are expected to arrange a second summit meeting for later this year. Also, the Swedish fitness trend "plogging" is a mashup of jogging while picking up litter. Yes, this is a real thing. Plus, we hit the beach in Santa Monica, California, where a Senegalese woman is training for the new Olympic sport of surfing, and she's getting coaching and support from local waveriders with Black Girls Surf.
Trump's space wall, divisions in the Women’s March movement, where in the world is the North Pole?
Trickle-down effects of the government shutdown include places like the North Pole. Also, women take to the streets this weekend, but divisions are appearing. Plus, revising the legacy of the trans-Atlantic slave trade.
Shutdown slows already backlogged immigration courts, the KGB in NYC, a probe of the Mueller probe?
US soldiers killed in Syria and the latest on Brexit. Plus, the origins of the trans-Atlantic slave trade. And, a learning tour with the KGB in New York City.