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There are voice mail retrieval systems, and then there's the NSA's MYSTIC program. Plus, Libyans like their drink. The homemade hooch is apparently a big, but somewhat dangerous issue in the nominally dry country. We also profile Oslo-born chef and blogger Paul Lowe, better known as Sweet Paul, about his tasty baked treats.
Vladimir Putin takes a pen and redraws the map of Russia by annexing Crimea. Also, forget driving in Mexico City, drivers are ditching their vehicles and taking up bicycling. And, speaking of cars, fans don't like the new Formula 1 racing engines. The problem? They're too quiet.
After Sunday's vote in Crimea, there's uncertainty over what comes next for eastern Ukraine. Also, we introduce you to the Thai version of the Jon Stewart show. Plus, a different take on St. Paddy's Day: No Danny Boy!
The US and Europe keep pressing to delay Sunday's Crimean referendum on joining Russia. Also, how our driving habits have changed -- or not -- in the 40 years since the Arab Oil Embargo jolted American wallets. Plus, the six-piece Marine Corps Jazz ensemble performs live in The World's studios.
The Syrian War, now three years on, has left thousands of Syrians dead or displaced. How did Syria come to this? Also, what changes were made to America's energy use after the Arab Oil Embargo ended 40 years ago this month? Plus, an Israeli musician reclaims his Arabic roots.
The protests in Venezuela continue, we hear from a Venezuelans student who says students are taking the lead in anti-government protests. Then we'll give you a recipe for fish burgers. But not just any fish — invasive Asian carp that are threatening the Great Lakes. And we check in on the state of affairs for disabled people in Russia, in light of the country hosting the Paralympic Games.