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.
On a special Christmas edition of The World, we have the story of a man who went to great lengths to succeed in the cutthroat world of fortune cookie fortunes. Plus, the Canadians who created one of the most popular board games of all time, Trivial Pursuit. And the Caribbean immigrants in the US who have found all kinds of uses for a Kosher wine called Manischewitz.
Travelers getting ready to board international flights at some US airports are getting their faces scanned. Also, a special election in Catalonia did not clarify the Spanish region's future. Plus, sipping sweet hot wine at a Swedish glogg-fest.
One of the central figures in the Catholic clergy abuse scandal has died. But the scandal hasn't gone away. Also, we mark 1000 days of war in Yemen. And 85-year-old British singer Petula Clark is on her first US tour.
Rising sea levels could lead to "climate gentrification" in coastal cities like Miami. Also, a family from Venezuela faces new hardships and uncertainty in post-hurricane Puerto Rico. Plus, why net neutrality is crucial for small digital companies.
President Donald Trump's new national security strategy describes both China and Russia as great powers in competition with the US. We look at what that means. Also, how the CIA shares information with foreign governments. Plus, a look at Nantucket's gang problem.