PRI's The World - Jun 19, 2013 NSA surveillance programs may be a surprise to the Americans but European intelligence agencies have known about them and made use of the intelligence for years. Also, the debate over drivers licenses for undocumented immigrants. And, how to disappear.
PRI's The World - Jun 18, 2013 The US and the Taliban agree to hold peace talks. Also, the protests continue in Brazil over transportation costs and government expenses. Plus, Australia's prime minister tackles gambling advertising in primetime sports.
PRI's The World - Jun 17, 2013 Iran's new president calls for engagement with other countries. We'll compare and contrast new leader Hassan Rouhani with outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Also, we hear about a project in Qatar seeking new ways to grow crops in the crops in the hot and arid desert. Plus, a scandal in Japan over "juiced" baseballs.
The Supreme Court is expected to take a case on whether the recess appointments to the National Labor Relations Board were constitutional -- and that has implications for the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau.