PRI's The World: Latest Edition

Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories in an hour that reminds us just how small our planet really is. PRI's The World, the radio program, is heard on over 300 stations across North America.

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      How other nations deal with government dysfunction, reproductive rights marches in Poland and Liberia's new leader


      The US government is open for business again following a Senate compromise. But it got us wondering: How do other nations deal with government dysfunction? Also, we gauge US influence in the Middle East as Vice President Mike Pence continues his tour of the region. Plus, a weekend of Women's Marches across the globe.


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      Young, undocumented and black; one year of Trump's environmental policies; Algeria desert blues


      As part of our DACA Diaries series, today a young woman from Zambia talks about her struggles of not only being undocumented, but also being black. Plus, two takes on the Bitcoin craze. And a rare look inside the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia.


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      Losing your religion after ISIS, blocking Haitians from visas, Cape Town drought


      A young Iraqi tells us how ISIS destroyed his Christian faith. A young woman in Texas is planning for college even as she faces possible deportation. And Cape Town, South Africa, is literally running out of water.


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      DACA Diaries — DACA recipients and their uncertain future, #MeToo in the military, remembering anti-AIDS crusader Mathilde Krim


      The Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program is in the eye of the storm in Washington right now. We begin a series of stories featuring DACA recipients who face an uncertain future. Also, we meet an Army veteran who says there's room for the #MeToo movement in the military. And, we remember Mathilde Krim, the AIDS research pioneer and activist who died on Monday.


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      The US embassy that Donald Trump hates, France and the end of love, remembering Dolores O'Riordan


      It cost more than a billion dollars, and took years to build, but the US now has a brand new embassy in London. So, why does President Donald Trump hate it so much? And, a visit to British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest, where hunting of grizzly bears has just been banned. Plus, how an IRA bombing led the late Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries to write the hit song "Zombie."


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      Missile scare in Hawaii, a Haitian artist silences Trump, and learning to speak accented English


      Hawaiians received a text message over the weekend saying a ballistic missile was headed their way. It was a false alarm, but frightening all the same. Plus, Watson Mere's image of Martin Luther King, Jr. silencing Donald Trump has gone viral. Host Carol Hills speaks to the artist, a son of Haitian immigrants. And our World in Words team delves into what it means to learn, or lose, a particular accent in English.


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      One word heard around the world, DACA update and NYC to divest from fossil fuels


      Global reaction to President Trump's reported use of vulgar language to discuss immigration. We hear from a DACA recipient whose future remains in limbo, an entrepreneur living and working in Haiti, and a former top UN official.


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      Lobbying for a DACA deal, corporate giants reduce water usage, satirical responses to #MeToo


      Undocumented immigrants who arrived in the US as children and have been protected under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, want the program to continue. The Trump administration has signaled it does not. Also, we hear how big companies like Pepsi and Levi's are working to save water. Plus, readers and listeners weigh in on our coverage of the #MeToo movement.


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      #MeToo's latest chapter, breaking sexual taboos in Iran, and protecting climate data online


      A letter published in France and signed by 100 prominent women condemns the #MeToo movement as having gone too far and calls it a witch-hunt. Plus, The World's Shirin Jaafari profiles a program that aims to increase sexual health awareness in Iran. And will Britain really be able to phase out coal entirely by 2025?


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      The two Koreas are talking, TPS ends for Salvadorans, and a potential cancer vaccine in Cuba.


      North and South Korea are talking face-to-face for the first time in more than two years, but there are a lot of hurdles to overcome. Also, what losing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) could mean for one Salvadoran family in California. And, we'll tell you what you can do with a number that's 23 million digits long.


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