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.
It cost more than a billion dollars, and took years to build, but the US now has a brand new embassy in London. So, why does President Donald Trump hate it so much? And, a visit to British Columbia's Great Bear Rainforest, where hunting of grizzly bears has just been banned. Plus, how an IRA bombing led the late Dolores O'Riordan of The Cranberries to write the hit song "Zombie."
Hawaiians received a text message over the weekend saying a ballistic missile was headed their way. It was a false alarm, but frightening all the same. Plus, Watson Mere's image of Martin Luther King, Jr. silencing Donald Trump has gone viral. Host Carol Hills speaks to the artist, a son of Haitian immigrants. And our World in Words team delves into what it means to learn, or lose, a particular accent in English.
Global reaction to President Trump's reported use of vulgar language to discuss immigration. We hear from a DACA recipient whose future remains in limbo, an entrepreneur living and working in Haiti, and a former top UN official.
Undocumented immigrants who arrived in the US as children and have been protected under the Obama-era Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program, want the program to continue. The Trump administration has signaled it does not. Also, we hear how big companies like Pepsi and Levi's are working to save water. Plus, readers and listeners weigh in on our coverage of the #MeToo movement.
A letter published in France and signed by 100 prominent women condemns the #MeToo movement as having gone too far and calls it a witch-hunt. Plus, The World's Shirin Jaafari profiles a program that aims to increase sexual health awareness in Iran. And will Britain really be able to phase out coal entirely by 2025?
North and South Korea are talking face-to-face for the first time in more than two years, but there are a lot of hurdles to overcome. Also, what losing Temporary Protected Status (TPS) could mean for one Salvadoran family in California. And, we'll tell you what you can do with a number that's 23 million digits long.