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October 30, 2014
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PRI's The World: 10/29/2014 We focus on immigration ? both in the United States and in Europe. First stop is Italy, where the government is considering shutting down its rescue operation for immigrants at sea. Closer to home ? in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the clean-up job largely fell to undocumented immigrants. And what does a typeface say about a country? Find out about Sweden's "national font."
PRI's The World: 10/28/2014 We look at Turkey's reluctance to join the fight against ISIS, and a TV documentary that examines how and why ISIS rose to power. Plus, a prominent online activist during the Arab Spring is now fighting for political asylum in Norway. And battlefield slang coined by British soldiers during their time in Afghanistan.
PRI's The World: 10/27/2014 Laura Poitras spent a week in Hong Kong interviewing Edward Snowden before he sought temporary asylum in Russia. Those interviews are the focal point of Poitras' new documentary on the man some consider a hero, and others a traitor. Plus, Mexico's other border, the one with Guatemala. Heightened security along THAT border is causing headaches for people living more than 100 miles away. And, can a wedding dress designer help build a better Ebola HazMat suit?
World Headlines
State of emergency in Burkina Faso Burkina Faso's president declares a state of emergency amid violent protests at his bid to extend his 27-year rule.
Abbas warning over holy site closure The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".
Apple chief: 'I'm proud to be gay' Apple chief executive Tim Cook has publicly acknowledged his sexuality, saying he wants to try to help people struggling with their identity.
New rules from the U.S. Department of Education
The changes will address rising debt among grads of for-profit vocational programs.
What midterm election results could mean for budgets
Despite conventional wisdom, a Republican majority might not signal budget cuts.
PODCAST: Bring your own device
GDP growth, Tim Cook's announcement, and in-flight entertainment on your device.
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