If you suffer from spring allergies, take heart that you aren't in Islamabad, Pakistan, where pollen counts are some of the highest in the world. Reporter Bina Shah just visited the city and couldn't wait to get out.
The bombings at the 2013 Boston Marathon caused hundreds of traumatic injuries. But among the most common is an invisible one: tinnitus, a persistent ringing in the ears that for some people still hasn't stopped.
Brazilian seafood stew, Vietnamese Banh Mi or Armenian Lahmajun — those are just some of the tasty delights on the menu for PRI's The World's Marco Werman and food critic Steve Dolinsky as they take a culinary tour of Boston.
Payzulla Polat was a drummer in a famous band in the Uighur city of Urumqi in China. He decided to come to the US to study music and realized he couldn't find good Uighur food. So he created his own Uighur food truck called “Uyghur Kitchen.”
An immigrant advocate remembers her bumpy initiation into American life as a student from Malaysia in the late 1970s. She goes to bed hungry as a result of a miscommunication with her host family and nearly floods her new dormitory when she tries to take her first bath on campus.