Daily Edition Archive

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PRI's The World: 05/20/2015

May 20, 2015

Migrants in Asia, migrants in Europe; sometimes it seems the whole world is on the move, and some smugglers have gone so far as to advertise on Facebook. We'll find out about that, plus how the the LGBT community in Jamaica is standing up for their rights. We also have a conversation with a French graphic artist whose new book has been described as "wicked dressed up as cute."

PRI's The World: 05/19/2015

May 19, 2015

Voters in Ireland are about to vote on whether to approve same-sex marriage, and the polls are predicting a "yes" victory. In Northern Ireland, meanwhile, it's the case of a cake with a pro-gay marriage design that's making headlines. Plus, a sitar player remembers how David Letterman gave him his big break.

PRI's The World: 05/18/2015

May 18, 2015

We hear about ISIS's capture of Ramadi in western Iraq, and what it means in the battle against the Islamist group. We also take a look at actor John Cho, who last fall became the first Asian American man to star in a romantic comedy on TV. Plus, we tell you about a group of female bikers in Dubai who belong to a stereotype-defying club of motorcycle enthusiasts.

PRI's The World: 05/15/2015

May 15, 2015

Convicted Boston Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev has been sentenced to death. Plus, Brazilians, fed up with lenient penalties for juvenile offenders, seriously consider lowering the prison sentencing age from 18 to 16. Also, legendary blues musician BB King died Thursday, age 89. We find out how King's global influence reached every music corner of the world.

PRI's The World: 05/14/2015

May 14, 2015

Today we focus on surveillance, particularly the bulk collection of phone records that Congress just voted to end. Then, we look at how the death of Freddie Gray in Baltimore put the spotlight on how African Americans there fear the police. In some ways, Baltimore's immigrants feel that way too. Finally, a massive NATO military training exercise is currently under way in the North Sea — they're pretending to hunt Russian subs.