PRI's The World
Weekdays at Noon
'PRI's The World®' is your world revealed. It's about the events, trends, and personal tales that connect us around the globe. Marco Werman hosts an hour of surprising angles, unexpected insights, and engaging voices to illuminate what's going on in the world, and why it matters to you.
Monday, April 24, 2017 12:10pmToday: Could the battle over who pays for President Trump's border wall with Mexico lead to a government shutdown? Plus, a twist on studying abroad in Minnesota. And the web series "Almost Asian."
Friday, April 21, 2017 12:13pmToday, we talk about why scientists are taking to the streets on Saturday in a global series of protests dubbed the first March for Science. And, will Thursday's attack in Paris affect the way people vote in the country's too-close-to-call election? Also, a new online magazine in France is designed to give voice to Muslim women. Plus, an Iranian American astronomer whose passion for the stars was sparked when she was just 7.
Thursday, April 20, 2017 12:13pmWe hear reaction to news that the Trump administration for the first time has deported a DACA recipient. Also, what's behind the downward trend in illegal border crossings at the US-Mexico border? Plus, we find out how some trash pickers in Morocco went from poverty to well-paid employees. And, the strange case in London of some stolen giraffes. Just how do you steal a giraffe?
Wednesday, April 19, 2017 12:12pmOn the front lines of the Iraqi Army's battle against ISIS in Mosul. Also, a hand-dug tunnel in Lithuania that served as an escape route for Jews during the Holocaust. Plus, the giant icebergs that are bringing traffic to a halt in Newfoundland.
Tuesday, April 18, 2017 12:12pmToday, the jury is still out on whether driverless cars will be good or bad for the environment. Also, the mysterious syndrome affecting refugee children in Sweden. Plus, Ernest Hemingway, Marlene Dietrich and their love letters.