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March 6, 2014
March 6, 2014
PRI's The World: 03/06/2014 Crimea's parliament says it wants to split from Ukraine and join join Russia. And it's putting the issue to a vote in 10 days. Also, a look at how energy supply, demand and transport are playing into the geo-politics of the current crisis in Ukraine. Plus, the State Department has confirmed that the movements of Syria's ambassador to the United Nations are restricted to a 25-mile radius.
PRI's The World: 03/05/2014 The crisis in Ukraine causes a high school in Canada to call off its annual trip that's been part of a long running exchange program. And what happens when hip-hop collides with the war on terrorism? Also, the upside of failure: a new exhibit in Dublin showcases spectacular human failures that ultimately led to great success.
PRI's The World: 03/04/2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin has been speaking out, defending his actions. And, Secretary of State John Kerry showed up in Kiev with a billion dollar aid package. Also, how Russians and Americans misunderstand each other over their differing answers to a simple question: How Are You? Plus, amid protests and a crime wave, why Venezuelans are connecting to the music of Caracas-based band La Vida Boheme.
Obama pushes Putin on Crimea talks US President Obama urges diplomacy in a telephone call with Russia's President Putin, who says the Ukraine crisis should not damage relations.
'Two years' to overcome Snowden leak It will take the US two years and billions of dollars to overcome the harm done by the Snowden leaks, the top-ranking US military officer says.
Malaria 'spreading to new altitudes' Warmer temperatures are causing malaria to spread in the African and South American highlands, traditionally havens from the disease, scientists say.
Who foots the bill for an Obamacare delay?
Because people in the plans that don?t comply with Obamacare tend to be healthier, not having them in the broader insurance pool means insurers have to shell out more money.
Tracking down the man behind bitcoin
News media was in hot pursuit of Satoshi Nakamoto, the alleged creator of bitcoin.
Keeping the funeral business alive
Philadelphia Magazine reporter Sandy Hingston says changing culture in America is killing the business of death.