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.
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.
A veteran for the US military was deported back to Mexico after his service. Among other things, he lost his medical benefits. Now, a movement is afoot to ensure deported veterans get those benefits. Plus, family members of a private in the US Army during World War I travel to Belgium to learn more about him and his service
President Obama heads to China to meet with leaders from many Asian nations, but American corporations may not be following his lead. There's evidence that some are giving up on China as a place to do business. Plus, how two best friends first met when the Berlin Wall fell 25 years ago. And, India's Prime Minister appoints a Yoga Minister.