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December 9, 2013
December 9, 2013
PRI's The World: 12/06/2013 The passing of an icon: tributes from all over the globe are paid to Nelson Mandela from students in Cape Town to restaurant-goers in Brooklyn. Exploring Mandela's impact on education policy, the battle against AIDS, and the lessons of his actions for resolving conflicts from Nigeria to Syria.
PRI's The World: 12/05/2013 South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, South Africa's president says. Mandela, 95, led South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison.
PRI's The World: 12/04/2013 Why Russians put up with widespread government surveillance. How security experts try to stay one step ahead of al-Qaeda bombmakers. And World Cup soccer gets a new ball.
Mandela daughter recalls final hours Nelson Mandela's daughter Makaziwe tells the BBC about the former president's "wonderful" final moments, with the whole family around him.
Police dismantle Kiev protest camps Ukrainian police begin dismantling Kiev protest camps, in a stand-off following weeks of demonstrations over government dealings with the EU.
N Korea images show aide's removal North Korea broadcasts dramatic images of the once powerful uncle of leader Kim Jong-un being removed from a party meeting, confirming reports of his dismissal.
PODCAST: Supreme Court will weigh in if EPA can enforce air quality standards
Some governors asked the EPA to rein in polluting states, and EPA is asking the Supreme Court for permission. Think of the U.S. Congress as a procrastinating undergrad, prone to sleeping in. Lawmakers don?t hesitate to hit the ?snooze button.? And, the black bear population has grown so large in the state that it ended a hunting ban a few years ago.
NASA will go to Mars, but not before 'putting a baggie' on an asteroid
Before NASA goes to Mars, it will first return to the Moon and capture an asteroid.
When air pollution crosses state lines, which state has to do the cleanup?
Some governors asked the EPA to rein in polluting states, and EPA is asking the Supreme Court for permission.