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Global Politics

Norman Borlaug's life and legacy

PRI's The World speaks with Lester Brown, head of the Earth Policy Institute, about the life and career of Norman Borlaug, a scientist whose work developing high-yield crops earned him the Nobel Peace Prize in 1970. He died this past weekend.

Conflict & Justice

Developing Sudan's Tuti Island

While Khartoum developed into a modern city, Tuti Island retained its bucolic environment. But that may be about to change now that a new bridge has been built connecting Tuti to the capital city. Reporter Hana Baba has the story.

Global Politics

Adios America, hello Mexico

It's estimated that about half of the agricultural workforce in the United States is here illegally. One Midwestern goat farmer thought that the system was unfair to his Mexican workers. So, he moved to Mexico. The World's Jason Margolis has more.

Global Politics

Stolen babies in Spain

The World's Gerry Hadden reports that authorities in Spain are investigating allegations that thousands of babies were stolen from Spanish families and illegally adopted over the past several years.