PRI's The World: 10/22/201410/22/14
Dramatic scenes at the Canadian parliament building today as at least one or more gunmen opened fire. Plus, efforts are underway to create a cheap, reliable and fast Ebola test kit for use in the field. And, translating Charles Dickens into Spanglish.
PRI's The World: 10/21/2014
An American ex-military man goes to fight with the Kurds against ISIS. Plus, in South Africa Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in prison, but may be eligible for parole in 10 months. Also, taking a ride with Haiti's ambulance service.
PRI's The World: 10/20/2014
While Ebola panic flares in the US, a New York Times reporter finds resilience in her native Liberia. Plus, we'll have the latest from the Turkish border with Syria. And, "Eat your cauliflower!" A London-based chef could make you change your mind...
PRI's The World: 10/17/2014
Cuba's medical brigades and their contributions to the international response on Ebola. Plus, the story of a Sikh-American who has dealt with stigma and prejudice by engaging people with humor. And from the far north, how the people of Nunavut keep...
PRI's The World: 10/16/2014
We continue our coverage of the West Africa Ebola crisis and we explore the fictional world of medical thrillers with the screenwriter of the 2011 film "Contagion." Also, a conversation with Pakistani writer Bina Shah about the depiction of her...
PRI's The World: 10/15/2014
One thing Ebola means for Liberians — daily life without touching, hugging or shaking hands. Plus, how protesters in Hong Kong are using art to support their calls for more democracy. And a reality check on President Obama's strategy for dealing with...
PRI's The World: 10/14/2014
A Sierra Leonean soccer player takes on Ebola with a fundraising campaign called #KickEbolaintheButt. And a photographer captures the surreal landscape of the U.S. detention center at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Plus, we ponder untranslatable words today in...
PRI's The World: 9/13/2014
Ebola is a dangerous epidemic — not just for those who are hit with the virus, but also for those trying to care for them. We'll learn how caregivers are protecting themselves and answer some basic questions. And the US military still has a ban on...
PRI's The World: 10/10/2014
Malala Yousafzai of Pakistan and Kailash Satyarthi of India share the Nobel Peace Prize for their work on the rights of children. We'll find out more about the lesser-known Satyarthi and his battle against child labor in India. Also today, the US...
PRI's The World: 10/09/2014
Did deforestation contribute to the Ebola outbreak? Also, Kenya's tourism industry is taking a hit because of Ebola fears. Plus, a French novelist wins the Nobel Prize for Literature.
PRI's The World: 10/08/2014
The first person diagnosed with Ebola here in the US has died. Federal officials say they will begin temperature screenings of passengers arriving from West Africa at five American airports. Also today, the battle for Kobani, the Syrian town on the...
PRI's The World: 10/07/2014
Air strikes may not be enough to save the Syrian border town of Kobani from falling into the hands of fighters from the so-called Islamic State. Also today, the Nobel Prize for Physics went to scientists whose invention led to the LED technology that...
PRI's The World: 10/06/2014
A radio program in Atlanta reaches out to the area's big African immigrant community. The main topics of conversation lately are Ebola, and American attitudes toward anyone of African descent. Also, the language of science during this Nobel Prize...
PRI's The World: 10/03/2014
The first diagnosed case of Ebola in the US is proving divisive for Liberians living here. One young Liberian-American is combating stereotyping. Plus, the latest on the clashes in Hong Kong. And, a musician who likes to take a unique and funny...
PRI's The World: 10/02/2014
The battle against Ebola has Liberia's chief medical officer in self-imposed quarantine after one of her close colleagues showed symptoms of the disease. Hong Kong protesters threaten to occupy government buildings unless their pro-democracy demands...
PRI's The World: 10/01/2014
Halting the spread of Ebola — Nigeria seems to be getting it right. Also, as China celebrates its National Day, protesters fill the streets of Hong Kong. Plus, the story of a word that is either a source of Cajun pride or an ethnic slur, depending on...
PRI's The World: 09/30/2014
We take you to the streets of Hong Kong, where the World's Mathew Bell has been talking to protesters. Plus, on the front lines in the battle against Ebola in Liberia and what the US military is up to in the fight against the disease. And the...
PRI's The World: 9/29/2014
It's been a summer of upheaval and violence around the world, but Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker argues that deadly violence is decreasing globally and has been for decades. Plus, we get the latest on the student protests in Hong Kong, and as well...
PRI's The World: 9/26/2014
We meet a group of Yazidi women who've managed to escape from their ISIS kidnappers. The women say they're happy to be free but remain uncertain for their future. And from the satire desk, a stand up comedian reveals what's behind the social media...
PRI's The World: 9/25/2014
Attorney General Eric Holder is stepping down — we take a look at the legacy he will leave. Also, a Syrian resident worries American air strikes may drive other Syrians to support extremist groups. And we head to a London pub where Kate Bush mania is...
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