Forget what your mom said. Go on, slurp your noodles.
More on that in a moment.
But first, President Obama makes a major speech today in Europe. We'll be following that, and taking a hard look at whether the Obama Administration's much-celebrated "Asian pivot" is now being tested by events in Ukraine and Russia's response. Is Washington's main worry now Europe?
-- Q convenes a debate on whether we live in what’s being described as a ‘rape culture’ between Manhattan Institute researcher HEATHER MACDONALD and the University of Alberta’s Department of Women’s Studies chair LISE GOTELL].
-- Wall Street Journal reporter Jeyup S. Kwaak [JAY-up Cwock] looks at the phenomenon in South Korea of online eating shows – where you watch (and hear) someone prepare and then consume a meal.
Today -- we've got the latest on Russia and on the missing plane (more on that below), but we've also got something to beat the Monday blahs. Ever wonder where all those mariachis train? Yeah, we did too. Reporter Jason Margolis brings us the story form Mexico.
-- Canadian-American journalist and author DIANE FRANCIS discusses her recent trip to the United States to promote the idea of a merger between Canada and the U.S., something she argues is already happening culturally.
-- Scotland-born, New York-based photographer GRAHAM MACINDOE talks about documenting his own self-destructive heroin addiction, and why it's worth exposing his darkest moments in order to portray addiction from the inside.
Russians have taken to social media to express their displeasure with the sanctions announced by President Obama in recent weeks. We'll be sorting out what's genuine anti-American feeling, from just general anti-politician feeling. Reporter Charles Maynes in Moscow will follow with a look at President Vladimir Putin's crack-down on media of all types.