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PRI's The World: 03/27/2015 Nigerians head to the polls this weekend. What's at stake for Africa's most populous nation? Plus, Mexican immigrants to the United States have trouble when they try to return home. Also, we hear about America's strange history of vaccinations, and George Washington's key role.
PRI's The World: 03/26/2015 What will Saudi air strikes in Yemen mean for the volatile mix that is the Middle East? Also, we hear how the Germanwings crash investigation focuses new attention on post-9/11 rules about cockpit safety. Later, musicians in the Nile River basin are helping their region tackle its drought problems.
PRI's The World: 03/25/2015 Today, we start with the latest on the crash of a Germanwings Airbus A320 on Tuesday. Also, new Americans find a path to prosperity through California's gardens. Later, DJ Edu tells us about his continent-wide search for the best nightclub in Africa.
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Nigeria voting extended to Sunday Elections in Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, are extended to Sunday in parts of the country after delays and a number of attacks.
Alps co-pilot 'predicted notoriety' The co-pilot of the Germanwings Airbus which crashed in the French Alps predicted "one day everyone will know my name", his ex-girlfriend says.
Jihadists in Syria 'capture Idlib' Islamist militants capture the north-western Syrian city of Idlib for the first time, monitoring groups and jihadists say.
People aren't walking into banks anymore
Kenneth Feinberg on placing a value on life
How presiding over victim funds changed his planning.
Women lag in well-paid blue-collar jobs
There are programs to train more women for those jobs, but progress is slow.
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