PRI's The World

In 1978, Congress created the Presidential Records Act, which makes the records of a president public, not private. Here's what that means amid some of the latest revelations that US President Donald Trump has withheld records of his conversations with Vladimir Putin.

Global Security
Across Women's Lives

Kazuna Yamamoto is a college student who started an online petition to get a Japanese tabloid magazine to apologize for an article that rated Japan's universities according to how easy it is for men to get female students to have sex with them. She succeeded and along the way got 40,000+ responses to her online appeal.

In 2018, our Across Women’s Lives desk spoke to (or about) numerous women who've had a profound impact on their communities. Many of them challenged the status quo.

Global Nation
Studio 360

The quietly enduring impact of Nickelodeon’s “Doug,” plus artist Rina Banerjee and the migrant-camp play, “The Jungle.”

Gourds and dolls heads, Chinese umbrellas and Kashmiri shawls, Victorian birdcages and African masks: That is what the artist’s sculptures are made of.

Some of our favorite stories from the last year: Daniela Vega, the drudgery of a movie and TV quality control technician, novelist Lauren Groff’s complicated relationship with Florida and an oral history of the hip-hop pirate radio station WBAD.

Livable Planet

This year's climate conference is convening in the heart of Poland's coal country. As the world meets to negotiate a follow-up to the landmark Paris Agreement of 2015, Poland's leaders are promising continued reliance on coal.