Merkel and Putin, Sochi One Year Later, and the Future of McDonald’s

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The White House and Germany are at odds over what to do about the crisis in Ukraine; we look at German chancellor Angela Merkel’s unique ability to negotiate with Putin, and what it means for the ongoing diplomacy. Then, it’s been one year since the Russian government spent $50 billion on the Winter Olympics in Sochi. What’s happening there now? In our weekly TV roundup, a look at the Grammy Awards telecast and why it was widely considered underwhelming. Then, journalist Seven Brill talks about his new book on the American healthcare system. And finally, why is McDonald’s struggling financially, and what can the company do about it?

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