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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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Outcry as IS 'wrecks' Assyrian site Archaeologists and officials express outrage about the reported bulldozing of the ancient Assyrian city of Nimrud in Iraq by Islamic State (IS) militants.
Doctor feared Harrison Ford fireball The doctor who pulled US actor Harrison Ford from the wreck of a plane crash says he feared a fireball from the aircraft's leaking fuel.
Dawn probe achieves Ceres orbit Nasa confirms that its Dawn probe has gone into orbit around Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt between Mars and Jupiter.
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."
Quiz: No test, no excuse, no problem
In two states, the law explicitly allows students to opt out of upcoming standardized tests.
Your Wallet: Where are the products that you buy made?
Is it important to know where what you buy comes from?
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