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May 30, 1997
Science, Tech & Environment
PRI's The World
October 10, 2012
We humans are exceptionally good at manipulating our environment, but what makes us so successful compared with other primates? Ari Daniel Shapiro of our partner program NOVA reports.
Business, Economics and Jobs
August 01, 2011
A Dutch team is applying the principles of the fair trade to mobile phones to combat the 'conflict mineral trade.'
November 02, 2008
The latest round of violence in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo has turned into a humanitarian catastrophe.
April 27, 2009
"The World's" award-winning series examines the brutality of sexual violence in Congo and the medical, humanitarian, legal, and political response to it.
Arts, Culture & Media
January 18, 2009
Musician Samba Mapangala's performance is a symbol of the new relationship between Africa and the U.S. under Barack Obama.
April 22, 2009
Playwright Lynn Nottage has won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama for her play about the rape of two women in war-torn the Democratic Republic of Congo.
February 15, 2011
In the new book, 'Spark,' artist Chuck Close, writer Isabel Allende, musician Robert Plant and others give readers an inside look at their creative processes and inspiration.
August 03, 2010
Minerals from rebel-controlled mines in the Democratic Republic of Congo may be ending up in your cell phone. New financial regulation aims to stop it.
October 20, 2011
The U.S. deployed about 300 special forces soldiers to Uganda to help battle the Lord's Resistance Army. Could it be a new beachhead in the War on Terror?
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