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October 21, 2014
October 21, 2014
PRI's The World: 10/21/2014 An American ex-military man goes to fight with the Kurds against ISIS. Plus, in South Africa Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in prison, but may be eligible for parole in 10 months. Also, taking a ride with Haiti's ambulance service.
PRI's The World: 10/20/2014 While Ebola panic flares in the US, a New York Times reporter finds resilience in her native Liberia. Plus, we'll have the latest from the Turkish border with Syria. And, "Eat your cauliflower!" A London-based chef could make you change your mind about this misunderstood vegetable.
PRI's The World: 10/17/2014 Cuba's medical brigades and their contributions to the international response on Ebola. Plus, the story of a Sikh-American who has dealt with stigma and prejudice by engaging people with humor. And from the far north, how the people of Nunavut keep the polar bears at bay so their children can trick or treat on Halloween.
Oscar Pistorius begins jail sentence South African athlete Oscar Pistorius begins serving time in jail, after being sentenced for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
US probes 'stray Syria air drop' The US Pentagon says it is examining an Islamic State video appearing to show militants with a weapons bundle intended for Kurdish fighters.
Ebola serum for Africa 'in weeks' Treatments to tackle the Ebola outbreak in West Africa should become available in the coming weeks and months, says the World Health Organization.
A surprising contributor to climate change: concrete
Making cement and concrete produces a ton of CO2, but there might be a better way.
The numbers for October 21, 2014
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The legacy of Oscar de la Renta
A look at the designer, businessman, and entrepreneur.