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PRI's The World: 11/30/2015 Can world leaders get their act together on climate change? That's the big question at the global climate summit, which starts today in Paris. We'll have a preview. Also, the summit is taking place amid heightened security in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks. There's also been a lot of discussion here in the US about what constitutes terrorism, after the term was widely used to describe the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado last Friday. Marco discusses what is terrorism, and what isn't, with anti-terrorism expert Juliette Kayyem. Plus, an Italian sports reporter gives us his take on Kobe Bryant's announced retirement. The NBA star grew up partly in Italy and has a huge following there.
PRI's The World: 11/27/2015 Despite the cold and bad weather in the Mediterranean, thousands of migrants keep trying to reach Europe. We'll have the latest. Later we hear an incredible story of a Jewish girl who survived World War II by hiding beneath the kitchen floor in the house of a woman she didn't know. Plus, we'll bring you a report from Iceland on how a warming climate is literally changing the country's landscape. Glaciers are melting, and scientists are worried that the melting could lead to more volcanic eruptions.
PRI's The World: 11/26/2015 Happy Thanksgiving! Today on The World, the French effort to bring Russia into a broad anti-ISIS coalition. Then we turn to Paris, where we meet a couple of Americans who call the French capital home. They reflect on the Paris attacks and the aftermath, and on the special meaning Thanksgiving has for them this year. And back here in the US, we visit Fremont, California, home to one of the country's largest Afghan populations. For Thanksgiving, one market there offers up turkeys cooked Afghan-style.
World Headlines
Turkey challenges Russia over IS claim Turkey's President Erdogan challenges Russia to prove its claim that Ankara shot down a Russian plane to protect oil trade with Islamic State.
Prince Charles to make forest appeal Prince Charles is to call for better protection of the world's forests at the UN climate conference in Paris.
Japanese whaling ships depart for hunt Japanese whaling ships depart for the controversial annual Antarctic hunt, despite international opposition.
North Korea's underground capitalism
One reporter's experience with capitalism in the dictatorship.
Adele's record-breaking success not easy to replicate
Adele?s new album ?25? sold more than 3 million copies in its first week.
Got an invention? Head to your regional patent office
Fighting backlog, the US Patent office hopes regional offices will cut down wait.
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