PRI's The World: Latest Edition

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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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The caravan heads north, remembering Gen. Abdul Razeq and the business of leaf peeping

October 19th, 2018

What’s going on with the caravan of 4,000 Central American migrants on their way north, heading toward the souther border of the US? We find out by …

Former Google employee speaks up, Japan needs workers, marijuana is now legal in Canada

October 18th, 2018

A former Google employee refused to work on censored Google products for China. Also, Japan is in desperate need of foreign workers to take care of …

The financial ties that bind the US to Saudi Arabia, Brazil's 'anti' vote, a #MeToo surge in India

October 17th, 2018

There's mounting pressure on the Trump administration to hold Saudi Arabia accountable for the suspected murder of a Saudi journalist. But it will be …

Native American ancestry, Facebook in Myanmar, Dalí heist from Rikers

October 16th, 2018

How do you define and measure Indigenous groups? The World's Rupa Shenoy looked over Sen. Elizabeth Warren's claims of Native American ancestry and how it all fits into a history of the US government trying to define …

Mohammad bin Salman and the West, the changing Arctic, family separation

October 15th, 2018

Not too long ago Mohammed bin Salman was seen in the West as a reformer. Now, after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi, his image is called into question. Plus, the first installment in our series on the …

Vulnerable US weapons, Indonesia limits foreign aid and suing Harvard over race

October 12th, 2018

Today, we look at hacking vulnerabilities in US weapon systems: Next-generation weapons being developed by the Department of Defense are highly …

US-Saudi relationship under stress, suspected Chinese spy arrested, Arizona's changing demographics

October 11th, 2018

The long and close relationship between the US and Saudi Arabia has become more complicated after the disappearance of journalist Jamal Khashoggi. Plus, a suspected Chinese spy is in jail for stealing US trade secrets. …

What happened to Jamal Khashoggi? US and Saudi ties, Navy installations in the face of the storm

October 10th, 2018

What happened to the missing Saudi journalist, Jamal Khashoggi? A week ago, Khashoggi walked into the Saudi consulate in Istanbul. No one has seen …

Nikki Haley resigns, felons and voting rights, ancient sword found by 8-year-old

October 9th, 2018

Nikki Haley announced her resignation as US ambassador to the United Nations on Tuesday. The outgoing ambassador boasted that America is stronger now and more respected internationally than before Donald Trump's …

Bolsonaro wins first round in Brazil, UN warns on climate and missing Saudi journalist

October 8th, 2018

Jair Bolsonaro could be on his way to becoming Brazil's president, despite opposition from women outraged by his sexist views. And yet, many of …
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