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April 23, 2014
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PRI's The World: 4/22/14 Vice President Joe Biden was in Ukraine on Tuesday where he pledged millions in aid and took a few diplomatic swipes at Russia. Also, on this Earth Day, we check in on a recent report detailing the threats faced by environmental activists across the globe. And 50-years-ago today, the World's Fair opened in Queens, New York. It was a landmark event because it introduced America to the wonder that is the Belgian waffle.
PRI's The World: 4/21/14 The Boston Marathon was Monday, and it seemingly went off without a hitch, despite much stepped up security. Meanwhile, we're also looking back at last year's marathon, marred by a deadly bombing. Our own Andrea Crossan found her own connection to the bombing. Plus, we visit India and the Janani Express, which takes women in one province to the hospital, cutting maternal mortality rates along the way.
PRI's The World: 4/18/14 Talks in Geneva may provide a peaceful way forward between Ukraine and Russia, but not everyone thinks very much of the process. Plus, an Uzbek novelist reflects on the influence that the late Gabriel Garcia Marquez had on his own work. And yes, the penguin dance in Saudi Arabia. Really, need we say more?
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Russia in new Ukraine attack threat Russia will respond to any attack on its interests in Ukraine, Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says, drawing a parallel with the 2008 Georgia war.
Obama pledges Japan islands support US President Barack Obama tells Japan that islands it disputes with China are covered by a bilateral defence treaty, as he begins an Asian tour.
More held in S Korea ferry disaster Authorities in South Korea arrest four more crew members from the ferry that sank last week and raid the offices of companies linked to its owners.
Rick Warren goes global, for more mega-church action
Of the world's 20 biggest megachurches, only one is in the U.S.
Aereo case has its head in the clouds
A ruling in the case against Aereo could have a lot of larger implications in the tech world.
Want to get in shape? Get chased by zombies
People will do almost anything to get fit, including using these unconventional fitness apps and wearable tech.
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