PRI's The World

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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Photos of Trudeau dressed in 'brownface'


Photos have surfaced of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau wearing brownface makeup. The World's Rupa Shenoy looks into the history of brownface and blackface in Canada, and puts the photos in social context. Plus, the drive to thwart diseases like malaria and dengue by altering the genes of mosquitoes. Scientists warn, however, that the work needs monitoring to avert unintended consequences. And what to expect when the United Nations holds a special climate summit next week.


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Saudis sort through the wreckage


American and Saudi investigators are pouring through the wreckage from the strikes against the oil facilities this weekend, looking for clues to determine the trajectory of the attack. Also, results from Israel's elections on Tuesday are still coming in and it's looking like a disappointing result for Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu. And, President Donald Trump pulled the US out of the Paris climate agreement two years ago. What difference has that actually made?


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A referendum on Netanyahu?


Israeli voters headed to the polls on Tuesday. The vote was a do-over and a referendum of sorts on Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, who failed to create a governing coalition after the last election earlier this year...


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The US-Saudi relationship is complicated


We dig into the complicated US-Saudi relationship. Beyond oil, where does the US strategic interest lay in aligning with the Saudis? Plus, Arab Israelis comprise about 20% of the electorate in Israel, but they don't have a proportionate number of seats in the Israeli Knesset. That could change in the country's election on Tuesday. And in a village in Sicily, houses are selling for 1 euro each.


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(Featured) Things That Go Boom: Was Trump right to walk away from the Iran deal?


Time Magazine called Lt. Gen. H.R. McMaster a “pre-eminent warrior-thinker.” President Donald Trump called him a pain. So when McMaster left the White House to be replaced by the hawkish Ambassador John Bolton, foreign policy experts saw the writing on the wall. The Iran nuclear deal was next on the chopping block...


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