PRI's The World

The federal government is a major employer in El Paso, one of the largest cities along the US-Mexico border. The shutdown has affected thousands of customs, Border Patrol and drug enforcement agents who are reporting to work without pay.

Global Security
Global Nation

The federal government is a major employer in El Paso, one of the largest cities along the US-Mexico border. The shutdown has affected thousands of customs, Border Patrol and drug enforcement agents who are reporting to work without pay.

The question would have required respondents to answer whether they and everyone in their household is a US citizen. The ruling has been appealed. There’s a small chance it could still end up on the census if the Trump administration can convince the Supreme Court to step in on its behalf. That would all need to happen by the June deadline for finalizing questions so the questionnaires can go to print.

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.

Studio 360

A new exhibit at the Guggenheim suggests it was Hilma af Klint who invented abstraction — so why has she been practically unknown for the last century?

The literary con artist talks about her criminal past — now adapted into the film “Can You Ever Forgive Me?” starring Melissa McCarthy.

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

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.