Last updated 11:49AM ET
May 20, 2013
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.
PRI's The World - May 15, 2013 The struggle between press freedom and national security, also, wrestling puts the US, Iran and Russia all on the same page for a change. And, is it normal to pay 21 dollars for an ice cream? It is, apparently, if you're a tourist visiting Rome.
Dozens die in Iraqi car bomb attacks More than 50 people are killed and many more wounded by car bombs in the Iraqi cities of Baghdad, Basra and Samarra, police and medical officials say.
Yahoo to buy Tumblr for $1.1bn Yahoo agrees a deal to buy New York-based blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1bn (£723m) in a deal that will value founder David Karp's stake at $275m.
Russia pollster 'is foreign agent' Russia's only independent polling agency says it may have to close after being targeted by prosecutors under the controversial "foreign agents" law.
Yahoo buys Tumblr for $1.1 billion to get hip
Yahoo buys Tumblr in an effort to reach a younger audience.
Public pension funds rebound from recession
But for some the recovery still doesn't mean they are doing as well as they should.
Japan takes energy race overseas, promotes solar at home
Things have been electric on the Japanese stock market recently. But the country is in need of energy and is hunting for it in innovative ways.
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