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

PRI's The World: 11/17/2016

President-elect Donald Trump has said he would cut off federal funding for local law enforcement in cities that declare themselves to be sanctuaries for undocumented immigrants. So what impact would that have? The mayor of Minneapolis weighs in. Also, the NFL is playing its next Monday Night Football game in Mexico City. We ask a Mexican fan why American football and the NFL are rising in popularity south of the border. Plus, a new app tests your sea-faring navigational skills as a way to predict the risk of dementia later in life. Early findings suggest Scandinavians get the best results.

PRI's The World: 11/16/2016

Could a Trump administration really cut off remittances to Mexico? And can Trump be persuaded to change his mind on climate change? Plus, we'll hear about a "mansplaining" hotline in Sweden.

PRI's The World: 11/15/2016

Today we explore the American alt-right and its ties to similar groups overseas. Plus, heroin production is up in Mexico, and most of it gets sent to the United States. We also hear about how Finland is expressing its unique culture with a full suite of emojis — two of which are coming to your smartphone keyboard.

PRI's The World: 11/14/2016

Donald Trump's pick of Stephen Bannon as chief White House strategist may be a problem when it comes to relations with Israel. Critics accuse Bannon of anti-Semitism. Also, how tricky would it be to deport the nearly 3 million undocumented immigrants that President-elect Trump mentioned on Sunday? Plus, how the French are remembering the first anniversary of the Paris terror attacks.

PRI's The World: 11/11/2016

It's Veterans Day, and the end of a long week of political upheaval. We hear from a former interpreter for US Marines in Afghanistan who was forced to leave because of death threats from the Taliban. Plus, President Andrew Jackson was seen as an outsider who beat the political establishment in Washington. We'll explore how far the comparison with President-elect Donald Trump goes. And, we remember the late Leonard Cohen and how he won many hearts in Israel when he performed in the country during the 1973 Arab-Israeli War.

PRI's The World: 11/10/2016

What might the first 100 days of the Trump Administration might look like? We'll take a look. Also, we'll hear from the mayor of a small Pennsylvania town where many blame trade deals for the loss of local jobs, and where many white working-class residents enthusiastically voted for Donald Trump. Plus, why Canada isn't the answer. Many Americans joked during the campaign that they'd move to Canada if Trump won, but doing so is more complicated. And, how a group of Latina preschool teachers in California talked to their students the day after the vote.