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January 18, 2017
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Antibiotic-resistant superbugs, Chinese leader wows, biking the inaugural 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.
Different perspectives on MLK Day, Europe's NATO anxiety, Italian beer beyond Peroni Today, we hear about a rabbi who marched with Martin Luther King, Jr. Plus, how one immigrant first learned about Dr. King in India. And in Italy, the craft beer movement is growing.
No more ?wet foot, dry foot,? the NBA in Mexico, the ?first cousin? of English We begin today with President Barack Obama?s decision to scrap the "wet foot, dry foot" policy for Cuban migrants. Also, Frisian, a language spoken in a small corner of The Netherlands that's like a "first cousin" to English. Plus, bringing polo back to India.
World Headlines
Chelsea Manning: Obama commutes sentence of Wikileaks source The Wikileaks source will walk free in May, but critics call the clemency "a grave mistake".
The Gambia's Yahya Jammeh's term extended by parliament MPs vote for The Gambia's leader to stay in power for another 90 days rather than step down on Thursday.
Babies remember their birth language - scientists Babies learn language in the early months of life, and retain this knowledge, say scientists.
Donald Trump?s breaks with the GOP on a border tax
In an interview with the Wall Street Journal, Trump voiced concerns about lawmakers' version of his boarder tax.
Thanks to "La La Land," Hollywood is back in the musical business
Singin' in the flood.
Betsy DeVos, Trump?s education nominee, is in the hot seat
She's a billionaire and school voucher activist.
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