May 3, 2018

05/03/2018: And the trade talks begin

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(Markets Edition) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and other key figures from the Trump administration are in China right now for trade negotiations. We'll chat with Seth Carpenter, who was a top treasury official in the Obama administration, about what the…

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There is a major digital divide on the Texas-Mexico border, one of least connected parts of the country

May 3, 2018
The Texas-Mexico border is one of the least connected in the U.S. A map  from the Federal Reserve Bank of Dallas shows border counties bathed in bright red, meaning less than around 60 percent have home internet access. It’s a…

(Markets Edition) Treasury Secretary Steven Mnuchin and other key figures from the Trump administration are in China right now for trade negotiations. We’ll chat with Seth Carpenter, who was a top treasury official in the Obama administration, about what the U.S. can realistically achieve during these talks. Afterwards, we’ll look at how one small city in Texas is trying to improve internet access in the area, a problem that plagues low-income border communities. 

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Stephen Ryan Producer, BBC