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.
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."
The World's Monica Campbell lost her home to the Mexico City quake a month ago. Now, she's looking for answers about how people can live safely in earthquake-prone areas. Also, a dramatic decline in the number of insects in Germany has scientists worried. Plus, a song about Twix candy bars recorded in a 14th-century French monastery.
ISIS may be defeated in Raqqa, but what comes next for Syria is still very much up in the air. Also, a college student leaves Puerto Rico for Florida after Hurricane Maria. Plus, remembering Canadian rock legend Gord Downie.