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.
A former Guantanamo detainee explains his recent offer to help the British government gain the release of ISIS prisoners. Also, actress Diane Guerrero from 'Orange is the New Black' recounts how her parents were deported to Colombia when she was just 14 years-old.
Plus, how a small statue of Buddha transformed a once rough street corner in Oakland, California.
Israel vows a harsh response after two Palestinians burst into a synagogue in Jerusalem with guns and meat cleavers, killing four worshippers. Plus, while the barricades are going up in Ferguson, MO, some of them are coming down in Hong Kong. And, the growing craft beer movement in China.
An American journalist tells us about his narrow escape from being abducted in Yemen. Also, the number of international students enrolled at US colleges hits an all-time high. Plus, a rock station in Cleveland switches to all Spanish-language music — and they mean all types of Spanish-language music.
President Obama looks set to push through immigration reform; we hear from an undocumented immigrant who's lived here for 16 years and says the President's plan would keep her family together. Also, a week inside a madrassa in Pakistan where the school library is named in honor of Osama bin Laden.
Plus, Napoleon's hat goes on the auction block.
"Net Neutrality" is being batted around Washington lately, so we're going to have a primer on it and how America's approach to net neutrality compares to other countries around the globe. Plus, South Korea comes to a standstill as high school students take their entrance exams for college, and police patrol the streets making sure the noise level stays low.
And, cheap Barbie dolls are flying off the shelves in Venezuela.
Climate change tops The World today with a focus on the deal inked Wednesday by two of the globe's biggest polluters — the United States and China. Also, the man behind a phone hotline to help African immigrants in New York deal with the stigma of Ebola. And, we take you bike-friendly Holland, where the bike paths are made of special solar panels.