Last updated 5:01PM ET
May 19, 2013
PRI's The World - May 17, 2013 Hundreds of garment factories reopened in Bangladesh after three days of protests about pay and working conditions. We hear from some survivors of the devastating factory collapse in Dhaka. Also, an Italian photographer documents old Hollywood sets in North Africa. And the power of political cartoons to rattle despots and citizens alike. Those stories and more on PRI's The World.
PRI's The World - May 16, 2013 How the scandals rocking the Obama Administration look to the world outside the US. Also, the push to improve conditions for domestic workers, many of whom are immigrant women. Plus, protests over Berlin's new Barbie Dreamhouse Experience.
PRI's The World - May 15, 2013 The struggle between press freedom and national security, also, wrestling puts the US, Iran and Russia all on the same page for a change. And, is it normal to pay 21 dollars for an ice cream? It is, apparently, if you're a tourist visiting Rome.
In Focus Today
Obama in KS: We Must Restore the Middle Class President Obama gave an hour-long address in Osawatomie today (TUE), where he focused on the economy and creating a level playing-field for all Americans. KPR's Stephen Koranda was in the crowd and files this report.
Syria army storms rebel-held town Heavy fighting is reported in the besieged Syrian town of Qusair as state forces launch a major offensive to re-capture the rebel stronghold.
Murdered Pakistan politician buried Hundreds of people attend the funeral of the murdered vice-president of Pakistan's PTI party, Zahra Shahid Hussain, at a mosque in Karachi.
Yahoo 'to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn' Yahoo's board approves a deal to buy New York-based blogging service Tumblr for $1.1bn (£725m), US media reports say.
A week of scandal and taxes
Check out weekend reading picks (not about the IRS scandal) from our Weekly Wrap.
How much is the DSM-5 worth?
The diagnostic mental health bible comes out this weekend and as doctors' manuals go, it's high profile and big money.
Could Bloomberg lose the trust of Wall Street?
Wall Street banks are taking on Bloomberg in the wake of news that the news service?s reporters snooped on clients. Could there be business implications for the company?