The World

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.

Recent Episodes

Fallout from Trump travel ban, concern over national security shake-up

Today's special edition of The World focuses on President Donald Trump's executive order banning refugees and travelers from seven Muslim-majority countries. We have stories from those affected plus the view of one person who supports the ban. And, we answer legal questions about the executive order.

The British PM goes to Washington, an anti-abortion protester on today's march, an interrogator on the use of torture

President Trump and British Prime Minister Theresa May met at the White House today. Also, we explore the diversity within the anti-abortion movement with a Latina doctor who was at the March for Life in Washington today. Plus, we meet some of the dancers in this weekend's Lunar New Year parade in New York's Chinatown.

Views on Trump's proposed border wall from Mexico City, Texas and Ohio, and the story of a Christian who escaped from ISIS

President Trump took executive action again on Wednesday. He signed an order to jump-start the construction of a border wall with Mexico. This comes a day after an executive order to get two key oil pipelines up and running. We'll tackle all of that, and then leave politics aside to spin to a new tune from French-born alternative rocker Manu Chao.

Former Defense Secretary on Trump, Barbie encryption, El Chapo and Chicago

Starting today, former Defense Secretary Robert Gates gives us his take on President Donald Trump. Then, American business leaders urge Trump to fight climate change, despite his past statements calling it a hoax. Plus, why some toymakers didn't think a typewriter that lets kids write encrypted messages would appeal to girls.

Trump cans TPP, Russian media advice for American reporters, and Lalo Alcaraz on 'alternative facts'

A Russian journalist has some tips for covering President Trump. Plus, we check in with someone who is currently protected from deportation under the DACA program created by former President Obama, and whose life would be affected if President Trump decides to scrap it. And we talk about the role of humor at a time of extreme political divisiveness.