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May 23, 2013
May 23, 2013
PRI's The World - May 22, 2013 US drone strike policies and the case of a 16-year-old American killed by a strike in Yemen. Also, using pedal power to manage mega traffic in Brazil's largest city. And a music video from Chinese artist and dissident, Ai Weiwei.
PRI's The World - May 21, 2013 Tuesday on The World, the aftermath of the deadly Oklahoma tornado. Also, Apple Computer's low global tax payments are causing trouble for Irish authorities accused of giving Apple a special tax deal. And, artists in Cairo take advantage of distracted Egyptian authorities and install provocative public art.
PRI's The World - May 20, 2013 Syrian government forces push deeper into rebel-held town with the help of Lebanon's militant group Hezbollah. Also, the real prospect for mining minerals from the bottom of the sea. And the blossoming of the world's worst-smelling flower.
Woolwich attack victim 'was soldier' The man killed in a suspected terrorist attack in south-east London on Wednesday was a member of the armed forces, Whitehall sources have confirmed.
French court questions IMF chief IMF chief Christine Lagarde arrives at a Paris court for questioning over a payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister.
Trans-US solar plane sets new record The Solar Impulse plane sets a new record for distance flown by a solar-powered craft as it completes the second leg of a bid to cross the US.
Obama Group's Climate Push Puts President Under Scrutiny Organizing for Action ? a group that formed out of President Obama's re-election campaign ? has focused its ire on Republicans it calls "climate change deniers." But some environmentalists are frustrated with the president himself on issues like the Keystone pipeline.
Living In Two Worlds, But With Just One Language Elysha O'Brien calls herself a "Mexican white girl." Not just because of her ethnically ambiguous appearance, she says, but also because she can't speak Spanish. Fearing their children would experience discrimination if they spoke Spanish, her parents chose not to teach them their native tongue.
Sick Inmates Dying Behind Bars Despite Release Program Federal prisoners can request compassionate release if they are terminally ill, but a recent investigation found that many die while their requests drift through the system. Now, prison leaders say they will simplify the approval process and start tracking requests electronically.