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Each weekday, The World guides listeners through major issues and stories, linking global events directly to the American agenda. The result is an award-winning hour of breaking news, in-depth features, hard-hitting commentaries and thought-provoking interviews found nowhere else in U.S. news coverage. The World is international news for an American audience.
PRI's The World: 11/21/2014
A day after the President announces his way forward on immigration, a lot of folks are asking, "OK, what next?" Plus, capturing the vibe at last night's Latin Grammy Awards. And, we check in with The World's Jeb Sharp has spent the last week and a half in South Africa reporting on women's issues for our new, year-long project called Across Women's Lives.
PRI's The World: 11/20/2014
President Obama announces how he plans to sidestep Congress by ordering federal action on immigration. Plus, with more snow expected in Buffalo, New York one group in the New Hampshire helps immigrants from warmer climes deal with winter weather. And, mondegreens. That's the word for mis-heard, mis-understood song lyrics.
PRI's The World: 11/19/2014
A former Guantanamo detainee explains his recent offer to help the British government gain the release of ISIS prisoners. Also, actress Diane Guerrero from 'Orange is the New Black' recounts how her parents were deported to Colombia when she was just 14 years-old. Plus, how a small statue of Buddha transformed a once rough street corner in Oakland, California.
PRI's The World: 11/18/2014
Israel vows a harsh response after two Palestinians burst into a synagogue in Jerusalem with guns and meat cleavers, killing four worshippers. Plus, while the barricades are going up in Ferguson, MO, some of them are coming down in Hong Kong. And, the growing craft beer movement in China.
PRI's The World: 11/17/2014
An American journalist tells us about his narrow escape from being abducted in Yemen. Also, the number of international students enrolled at US colleges hits an all-time high. Plus, a rock station in Cleveland switches to all Spanish-language music — and they mean all types of Spanish-language music.
PRI's The World: 11/14/2014
President Obama looks set to push through immigration reform; we hear from an undocumented immigrant who's lived here for 16 years and says the President's plan would keep her family together. Also, a week inside a madrassa in Pakistan where the school library is named in honor of Osama bin Laden. Plus, Napoleon's hat goes on the auction block.
PRI's The World: 11/13/2014
"Net Neutrality" is being batted around Washington lately, so we're going to have a primer on it and how America's approach to net neutrality compares to other countries around the globe. Plus, South Korea comes to a standstill as high school students take their entrance exams for college, and police patrol the streets making sure the noise level stays low. And, cheap Barbie dolls are flying off the shelves in Venezuela.
PRI's The World: 11/12/2014
Climate change tops The World today with a focus on the deal inked Wednesday by two of the globe's biggest polluters — the United States and China. Also, the man behind a phone hotline to help African immigrants in New York deal with the stigma of Ebola. And, we take you bike-friendly Holland, where the bike paths are made of special solar panels.
PRI's The World: 11/11/2014
A veteran for the US military was deported back to Mexico after his service. Among other things, he lost his medical benefits. Now, a movement is afoot to ensure deported veterans get those benefits. Plus, family members of a private in the US Army during World War I travel to Belgium to learn more about him and his service
PRI's The World: 11/10/2014
President Obama heads to China to meet with leaders from many Asian nations, but American corporations may not be following his lead. There's evidence that some are giving up on China as a place to do business. Plus, how two best friends first met when the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago. And, India's Prime Minister appoints a Yoga Minister.