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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Trump veto keeps US involved in Yemen war

April 17th, 2019


President Donald Trump has vetoed a bill that would have ended US involvement in Yemen's civil war. Also, a former president of Peru commits suicide …

Global grieving for Notre-Dame

April 16th, 2019


The feelings of loss from the fire at Notre-Dame Cathedral in Paris are resonant around the world, and millions of donations are pouring for reconstruction. We learn about several examples of the rebuilding of other …

Notre-Dame Cathedral in ruins after blaze

April 15th, 2019


Parisians watch in horror as the Notre-Dame Cathedral goes up in flames. Plus, President Donald Trump's new immigration plan offers migrant parents a choice: lose your children at the border or get locked up together. …

Bashir's role in Darfur's genocide is not forgotten

April 12th, 2019


There's hope for Sudan and Algeria after their dictators were ousted after decades in power. Plus, Switzerland abolishes its emergency stockpile of …

WikiLeaks founder arrested in London

April 11th, 2019


The founder of WikiLeaks, Julian Assange, has been arrested in London. And, how Assange's arrest reopens the debate over press freedom and national …

One family, split between the US and Haiti

April 10th, 2019


The current measles outbreak in New York City has a Ukraine connection. Also, the divided stance toward Israel among American Jews. Plus, one family split between the US and Haiti dreads a potential loss of their …

Deported to a country that's not home

April 9th, 2019


Claudio Rojas was deported to his native Argentina after 19 years living in the US, and after appearing in a documentary critical of the Trump …

Trump wants to get even tougher on immigration

April 8th, 2019


A change in management at the Department of Homeland Security signals there may be tougher immigration policies coming from Washington. Plus, the …

Who gets stuck with the tariff bill?

April 5th, 2019


The US and China continue to engage in a tit-for-tat tariff war and new research shows that the tariffs are taking a clear toll on American …

High schoolers who cross US-Mexico border daily

April 4th, 2019


What a border shutdown would mean for high school students who cross from Mexico into Texas every day to attend classes. And, the word "boycott" goes …

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