Last updated 3:09AM ET
February 12, 2016
PRI's The World: 02/11/2016 Iran celebrates the 37th anniversary of its Islamic Revolution today and Marco Werman is currently on assignment in Tehran to watch. He talked to young Iranians there about what the anniversary means to them. Then, we get the reverse view of the anniversary, from an Iranian exile in California. Also, we hear about some Brazilian public schools that are trying to improve students' diets by helping them grow their own vegetables.
PRI's The World: 02/10/2016 Today we explore what the victories of presidential candidates Bernie Sanders and Donald Trump in New Hampshire Tuesday mean for America's relationships around the globe. Democratic contender Sanders gives high marks to Sweden's "democratic socialism," but could that really work here in the US? Plus, we speak with a Liberian author who writes children's books on the realities of war and corruption in her country.
PRI's The World: 02/09/2016 What if New Hampshire weren't the first primary in the nation? Which other state might best reflect the nation's overall demographic make-up? We'll tell you. Also, Marco Werman gives us another quick glimpse of his visit to Iran's capital, Tehran. Today he takes us to a film festival taking place this week in the city. Plus, we get a look at how immigration is rapidly changing London.
World powers agree Syria ceasefire plan Major powers agree to seek a "cessation of hostilities" in Syria to begin in a week's time, as well as swift delivery of aid to besieged areas.
Japanese shares plunge over global woes Japan's markets trade sharply lower on Friday amid concerns over the global economy and a stronger yen against the dollar.
'Paternity leave' MP quits over affair A Japanese MP who sparked a national discussion on paternity leave resigns after admitting to having an affair as his wife was due to give birth.
Chinese demand wiping out forests of neighboring Burma
A town on China's border with Burma is at the crossroads of an illegal trade.
Inside a huge air pollution scrubbing unit
The Homer City Generating Station burns 16,000 tons of coal per day
Whole Foods might include tattoo parlors in its new stores
Because every millennial just wants a new tat with their organic produce