An Atlanta-based nonprofit says it's in the final stages of a plan to bring North Korea's national orchestra to the United States. The World's Carol Hills talks with anchor Lisa Mullins about who's behind the cultural exchange.
As the tides rise in Thailand, flooding is getting worse in parts of Bangkok. There are fears that with even higher tides forecast for this weekend, flooding could inundate parts of the city that have so far remained dry.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with The World's Clark Boyd in Brussels, who's on hand to witness the completion of the first international flight of a solar-powered aircraft. The plane took off from Switzlerand earlier today.
With funding tight and a desire to innovate in digital, Public Radio International has agreed to be acquired by WGBH, in an effort to have greater scale and greater impact. PRI will remain operationally independent, but an affiliated company of WGBH.
In our Global Hit today is from a Spanish singer who was thought to be a flash in the pan after her successful first recording. But as The World's Marco Werman tells us, some pop stars work better when they take the time to create.