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BBC News: Why Russians Love Donald Trump

If the populations of the rest of the world's G20 countries could vote in the US election, they'd overwhelmingly vote for Hillary Clinton over Donald Trump. That's according to a recent poll by Germany's Handelsblatt publishing group and YouGov, the online pollster. But there's one country where the former First Lady takes a backseat to the billionaire Republican front-runner from New York, and that's Russia. Steve Rosenberg went to an American-themed diner in Moscow to find out why. 

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Young Women Rising: Could Empowering Girls Transform the World?

Around the world, local organizations are finding creative ways to empower young women. There’s a growing consensus that educating and supporting young women creates a positive ripple effect and lifts up entire countries. In the Democratic Republic of Congo, "Hero Women Rising" combines social media and grassroots activism to overcome poverty, war and patriarchal traditions. In Dallas, Texas, where the high school pregnancy rate is 50 percent above the U.S.

Water for Life: Is Safe Water a Human Right?

In many places around the world, affordable clean water is not available for drinking and everyday tasks, making safe sanitation during the pandemic impossible. In the crowded, economically unstable neighborhoods of Mumbai, India, a right-to-water campaign is having success in getting thousands of tap water connections into informal dwellings. In West Virginia, coal and fracking industries’ political stranglehold has mobilized neighborhood groups to fight back, protecting their streams and groundwater from toxic waste.

Migrant Journeys: Why Do They Keep Coming?

The global pandemic is creating new barriers to human migration as border walls, nationalism and legal restrictions on migrant labor are implemented worldwide. From Central America to Spain’s border on the Mediterranean Sea, this episode follows young migrants who, undeterred by failed attempts, are trying yet again to escape extreme dangers and reach their dream of finding a better life.