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March 22, 2017
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Attacks in London, Russia the boogeyman, and health care Finland-style A deadly attack today in central London caused the Houses of Parliament to go into a security lockdown. Also, the increasingly dark view of Russia in Washington. And, Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, in exile in the US, is trying to jump-start his career in a very different environment.
Electronics ban or Muslim laptop ban? Death of Martin McGuinness, and the model minority myth The new travel restriction announced by the Trump administration limit the electronic devices you can carry on US-bound flights from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries. Also, Russians reat to the FBI's investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the US election. The Kremlin denies the allegations, saying US officials are "confused" and "going around in circles." And, music from Old Providence, a small Caribbean island that is now part of Colombia but was once an English colony.
FBI head confirms investigation of Russia-Trump links, Chuck Berry's favorite curry, Havana's drag scene 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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London attack: Four dead in Westminster terror incident An unarmed police officer and the lone attacker are among those who died near the UK's Parliament.
IS conflict: US airlift backs new assault near Raqqa stronghold The US secretary of state says it is "only a matter of time" before the leader of IS is dead.
Trump team 'incidentally monitored' after election The president says he feels "somewhat" vindicated over his allegations of wiretapping.
03/22/17: The link between the GOP's health care bill and the stock market
Key stock indicators are down again this morning. The possible cause this time? Washington politics. Susan Schmidt from Westwood Holdings Group explains why uncertainty over the House GOP's health care bill could be affecting the stock market's movement. We'll also look at why there may be a decline in existing home sales for February, and then explore the rise of virtual reality exhibits at museums.
What it's like to live and work in H-1B visa limbo
The program allows employers to hire skilled foreign workers through a lottery system. The next step can take years.
Fill in the chart: Before and after NAFTA
Guess how the U.S. economy has changed since the trade agreement was established.
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