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 announces new asylum rule for the US

July 15th, 2019


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


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


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 …

Is the Iran deal dead?

July 8th, 2019


Iran says it has breached a nuclear enrichment level set out in the 2015 nuclear deal. But Britain's ambassador to the United Nations, Karen Pierce, …

Airstrike kills migrants in Libya

July 3rd, 2019


The United Nations calls the attack on a migrant detention camp in Libya a possible war crime. Also, Montreal is experimenting with providing a driverless bus service. And, how did a tiny arctic fox manage to travel …

Migrant detention centers draw more criticism

July 2nd, 2019


Congressional Democrats are putting more pressure on the Trump administration to address conditions at migrant detention facilities at the US-Mexico border after a group of House members visited two border detention …

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