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The WTO predicts a sharp slowdown in global trade. Ukrainian forces are taking back territory that had been captured by Russia. And a new NPR/Marist poll shows President Biden’s approval rating is up.

It has been called a genocide and a possible crime against humanity. In the Xinjiang region of western China, hundreds of thousands of Uyghurs and other Muslim ethnic groups have been arrested and detained. Many are still desperately searching for their families.In this episode, the first of a two-part series, NPR’s China Correspondent Emily Feng and language rights activist Abduweli Ayup tell the story of one Uyghur man and his efforts to reunite with his wife and young children, who were detained by Chinese authorities. For two years, he had no idea what had happened to them.

Democrats and immigration activists are calling Florida’s flights of migrants from Texas to Martha’s Vineyard “inhumane” and a “political stunt.” But Florida Governor Ron DeSantis says the flights help protect his state from the costs of illegal immigration. A new NPR/Marist poll surveys economic trends with incomes not matching the rising cost of living. And, attention in Britain will soon turn to King Charles III, as he tries to guide the monarchy in a new era.

Liz Cheney will continue fighting for democracy after losing her primary over condemnation of former President Trump. The Colorado River is in crisis and states can’t agree on necessary water restrictions. 50 million students return to school this month after years of education interrupted and overshadowed by the pandemic.