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April 24, 2017
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Scientists take to the streets, gays in the Korean military, France heads to the polls Today, we talk about why scientists are taking to the streets on Saturday in a global series of protests dubbed the first March for Science. And, will Thursday's attack in Paris affect the way people vote in the country's too-close-to-call election? Also, a new online magazine in France is designed to give voice to Muslim women. Plus, an Iranian American astronomer whose passion for the stars was sparked when she was just 7.
Deporting Dreamers, London taxidermy heist, from trash pickers to employees We hear reaction to news that the Trump administration for the first time has deported a DACA recipient. Also, what's behind the downward trend in illegal border crossings at the US-Mexico border? Plus, we find out how some trash pickers in Morocco went from poverty to well-paid employees. And, the strange case in London of some stolen giraffes. Just how do you steal a giraffe?
On the front lines in Mosul, Iceberg Alley, and a Holocaust escape tunnel On the front lines of the Iraqi Army's battle against ISIS in Mosul. Also, a hand-dug tunnel in Lithuania that served as an escape route for Jews during the Holocaust. Plus, the giant icebergs that are bringing traffic to a halt in Newfoundland.
World Headlines
France elections: Le Pen steps aside as National Front leader Marine Le Pen says she will be above "partisan considerations" as she seeks the French presidency.
North Korea nuclear: White House calls Senate to briefing The unusual move comes amid rising tension over North Korea's nuclear ambitions.
The land that used to belong to so-called Islamic State BBC gets rare access to north western Syria where so-called IS have been defeated.
The main differences between internet privacy in the US and the EU
In Europe, privacy laws are a 'starting point' instead of a secondary principle.
04/24/17: AAA wants in on the ride-sharing game
Stock prices are surging in Europe following the first round of election results in France. We'll take a look at why exactly investors are excited about the possible winner. Afterwards, we'll chat with Larry Rosin, the president of Edison Research, about the latest results from our Marketplace-Edison Research Poll. One major source of anxiety for Americans? Having proper health care coverage. And finally, we'll talk about AAA's attempt to lure younger members by wheeling out a new ride-sharing company called "Gig."
Staid AAA hopes to get a lift from car-sharing
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