An award-winning daily show, “PRI's The World” brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America. "The World's" coverage is provided by a global network of international journalists, including access to 250 BBC correspondents.
Today we talk about international concern over the risk of escalation with North Korea. Also, the Cassini spaceship is now flying in between Saturn and its rings. Plus, the two comedians behind Armenia's version of The Daily Show.
Under President Donald Trump, what is America's role in Mexico's drug war? And what would be at stake if NAFTA were eliminated? Also, a Chinese billionaire and a member of Trump's Mar-a-Lago club is wanted by Interpol for his knowledge about corruption back in China. Plus, a herd of reindeer trekking through the tundra is the new "must see" show on Norway's "Slow TV" channel.
On the show today, two former directors of USAID, one a Democrat and one a Republican, weigh in on Donald Trump's plans to slash foreign aid. Plus, we'll tell you about a water project in Monterrey, Mexico that's bringing two big corporate rivals together. And we introduce you to the hottest endangered white rhino on the dating app, Tinder. His name is Sudan, and he loves to eat grass and chill out in the mud.
Amid all the threatening nuclear talk from North Korea, the detention of three Americans by North Korea is not getting much attention. Also, Mexican drug lord El Chapo isn't too happy with his prison digs in New York. Plus, a perspective on climate change from the point of view of a mussel.
Today: Could the battle over who pays for President Trump's border wall with Mexico lead to a government shutdown? Plus, a twist on studying abroad in Minnesota. And the web series "Almost Asian."
Today, we talk about why scientists are taking to the streets on Saturday in a global series of protests dubbed the first March for Science. And, will Thursday's attack in Paris affect the way people vote in the country's too-close-to-call election? Also, a new online magazine in France is designed to give voice to Muslim women. Plus, an Iranian American astronomer whose passion for the stars was sparked when she was just 7.