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 on The World: how passengers on flights bound for the US will face new screening measures. Plus, how the Spanish government in Madrid plans to stop Catalonia from splitting from Spain. And, why a meteorologist in Miami makes climate change part of his TV weather reports.
President Donald Trump declared the opioid epidemic a national emergency today. We hear why the crisis isn't as bad in other countries. Also, a British banker who joined the fight against ISIS in Syria faces arrest if he goes home. Plus, we consider the legacy of slain Burkina Faso leader Thomas Sankara.
We focus on one of the largest cybersecurity companies in the world, Kaspersky Lab, and its alleged ties to the Russian government. Was it used as part of the Russian hacking and espionage operations here in the US? Also, a New York teenager helps take on the Trump administration in the fight against climate change. Plus, we'll have a cavalcade of "Blueberry Hills" in honor of the late Fats Domino.
Chinese President Xi Jinping is enshrined in the constitution of the ruling Chinese Communist Party, putting him, in this respect, on the same level as Mao Zedong. Plus, President Donald Trump is being sued for violating the US Constitution, accused of accepting gifts and income from foreign governments. And, we hear how a small group of growers is trying to put South Carolina on the world's tea map.
What is the US military doing in Niger and other countries in Africa? We'll answer that question today. Plus, we hear the reasons why legal visitors to the US overstay their visas. And, a heavy metal band from the DC suburbs hits an emotional chord with supporters of Catalan independence.
The sexual harassment allegations against film mogul Harvey Weinstein have sparked a global conversation about the issue of harassment in the workplace. In this hour, we hear what that conversation sounds like in different countries around the world. Including: a Nigerian writer reflects on how men in Nigeria view harassment. And France's version of #MeToo campaign goes a step further, encouraging women to "squeal on their pig."