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April 17, 2014
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PRI's The World: 4/16/14 The crisis over eastern Ukraine ratchets up another notch as separatists hoist Russian flags on Ukrainian army vehicles there. And, we'll learn about a folk song that's become an anthem of pro-Western demonstrators in Kiev. Plus, we go inside a renowned Saudi terrorist rehabilitation center where "beneficiaries" learn that "only the Prince has the power to declare Jihad."
PRI's The World: 4/15/14 Tuesday's edition of The World was hosted live from the Boston Common, close to the Marathon finish line, to examine the impact of the Boston Marathon bombings one year on. Throughout this special edition of The World, host Marco Werman presents the voices of Bostonians - and visitors from around the globe - addressing security, vulnerability and Boston's sense of community in a post-9/11 world.
PRI's The World: 4/14/14 The crisis in Ukraine continues to intensify. We ask just how worried we should be about war breaking out. Plus, the latest UN climate report is an urgent call to action - we'll hear from one of the authors. Also, the language of pregnancy around the globe. What do the words and their meanings tell us about different cultures and their approach to pregnancy?
World Headlines
Ukraine crisis 'agreement reached' Russian Foreign Minister Sergei Lavrov says all sides have agreed to steps to "de-escalate" the Ukraine crisis at talks in Geneva.
Weather blights S Korea ferry search Bad weather, murky water and strong currents are hampering the search for about 280 people missing after a South Korean ferry sank.
Artists have unique brain structure Artists' brains are structurally different to non-artists in areas relating to fine motor movements and visual imagery, a study finds.
When a company gives 'guidance': An explainer
Google's profit dropped 11 percent and the company's stock jumped. How does that work?
How "public" is Weibo?
Weibo goes public on Nasdaq as concerns over censorship remain.
A bill of health for insurance companies
The ACA brought new customers and revenue. Profits are a maybe.
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