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May 20, 2013
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.
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.
Dozens dead in Oklahoma tornado At least 51 people are killed after a gigantic tornado rips through Oklahoma City suburbs, flattening whole neighbourhoods.
Obama hails Burma leader on US visit President Obama praises the leadership of Burma's Thein Sein after historic White House talks, but urges his visitor to halt violence against Muslims.
Doors co-founder Ray Manzarek dies Ray Manzarek, keyboardist and founder member of the 1960s rock band The Doors, dies aged 74 in Germany after a long battle with cancer.
Moleskine's CEO on paper's advantages (and how to pronounce Moleskine)
Arrigo Berni puts his bet on paper over tablets after taking Moleskine public.
Power, risk and Jamie Dimon
Jamie Dimon faces shareholder judgment on whether he should remain chairman -- as well ask CEO -- of JPMorgan Chase. It's a symbolic vote, but important to a banker who prefers control.
Yahoo spends a cool billion on cool
Marissa Mayer is looking to the Tumblr acquisition to help change the DNA of Yahoo, from old and tired to young and hip.