PRI's The World

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Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories that remind us just how small our planet really is. PRI's The World, the radio program, is heard every weekday on over 300 public stations across North America.

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An island-wide strike in Puerto Rico

July 22nd, 2019

45:03

In Hong Kong, demonstrators accuse the police of looking the other way as thugs, armed with sticks, beat them up during peaceful pro-democracy …

Mercury rising

July 19th, 2019

46:01

It's official: Last month was the hottest June on record for our planet. We'll take a look at past and future temperature trends. Plus, tensions …

A Trump supporter reacts to the president's comments

July 18th, 2019

45:33

A Latino Trump voter in Georgia weighs in on the latest controversy surrounding President Trump's comments aimed at four congresswomen of color. And, …

El Chapo gets life in prison

July 17th, 2019

45:11

Mexican drug cartel boss Joaquin "El Chapo" Guzman has been sentenced to life in prison— plus 30 years. A US veteran, originally from Belize, was unable to enter the US for a citizenship interview on Monday. Brazil's …

A Russian perspective on America's moon landing

July 16th, 2019

45:18

When Apollo 11 lifted off 50 years ago on Tuesday, the goal was to beat the Soviets to the moon. Sergei Khrushchev, the son of Soviet Premier Nikita …

Trump announces new asylum rule for the US

July 15th, 2019

43:52

President Donald Trump rewrites United States asylum policy to shut the door on most Central American asylum-seekers. How does the new policy squares …

The British ambassador in Washington resigns

July 10th, 2019

45:31

The British ambassador to the US, Kim Darroch, resigned on Wednesday amid controversy over his leaked emails that described the Trump White House as dysfunctional, clumsy and inept. Also, an update from the US-Mexico …

Trump stills wants citizenship question on the census

July 9th, 2019

44:41

The Trump administration is still looking for a way to include a question about citizenship in the 2020 Census, despite a Supreme Court ruling that …

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