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March 6, 2015
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PRI's The World: 03/05/2015 With the recent controversy over measles vaccines here in the US, we look into vaccination in other parts of the globe. Officials in Pakistan have been arresting parents who refuse to have their kids vaccinated for polio. Then, we hear how in Mexico, vaccination is seen as a right. Also, a BBC documentary is causing a stir in India, because it features a convicted rapist who was sentenced to death for his part in a gang-rape in Delhi. In the film, the rapist expresses no remorse and criticizes the victim.
PRI's The World: 03/04/2015 A new documentary focusing on China's dismal air quality is getting a lot of attention there. Also, we take you to an all-female mosque in Los Angeles. Finally, the Pan-Arabia Enquirer ? the Arab world's answer to The Onion ? takes on ISIS.
PRI's The World: 03/03/2015 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu speaks on Capitol Hill, and warns the US not to make what he called a "bad deal" with Iran. Also: To cover or not to cover? Two Muslim women living in the US share their perspective on whether to wear a hijab or not, and what that says about their faith. Plus, a legendary "Lost City of the Monkey God" has been found in the rainforests of eastern Honduras.
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Charges sought over US envoy attack South Korean police say they are seeking a detention warrant for a man who slashed the US ambassador to South Korea on charges of attempted murder.
Syria Nusra chief 'killed in strike' The military commander of Syria's al-Nusra Front militant group, Abu Homam al-Shami, is reportedly killed in an air strike.
Harrison Ford injured in plane crash US actor Harrison Ford is expected to make a full recovery from injuries suffered when crashing his plane on to a golf course in Los Angeles.
Don't even think about sledding on Capitol Hill
From the Capitol Grounds Regulations, courtesy of the architect of the capitol's office: "No person shall coast or slide a sled within Capitol Grounds."
Don't worry too much about productivity
An explainer on the relationship between what labor productivity numbers can reflect.
A relic of science education goes offline
The NEWTON Ask A Scientist website answered student questions for almost 25 years.
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