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December 13, 2013
PRI's The World: 12/12/2013 Russia's President, Vladimir Putin, gives his annual state of the nation address and the whole world listens, including the leaders in Washington. Also, China turns up the heat on western news organizations. And, India's Supreme Court reinstates a ban on gay sex.
PRI's The World: 12/11/2013 The US suspends non-lethal aid to Syrian rebels after a US-supplied warehouse falls into the hands of extremist factions. Plus, Pope Francis re-brands Catholicism and earns Time's "Person of the Year." Also, a charitable foundation is the highest bidder for Hopi tribal masks and vows to return them to the Hopi Nation.
PRI's The World: 12/10/2013 Thousands of leaders and South Africans gather in the pouring rain to remember Nelson Mandela. Plus, as politicians gathered there was one handshake shown around the world. And, a classic American icon revs up for overseas markets
In Focus Today
Politics, Religion, and the Santorum Campaign: A Conversation with Emory Political Scientist Andra Gillespie On Sunday, Feb. 19th, Republican presidential contender Rick Santorum was in metro Atlanta. He spoke at a big suburban church, and continued to emphasize the theme of religious conservatism in his campaign. WABE's Denis O'Hayer spoke with Emory University political scientist Andra Gillespie about whether the always-volatile mix of religion and politics will be a winning formula for Santorum in the GOP primaries, and (should he win the nomination) in the general election in November.
Mandela viewing ends with final rush Nelson Mandela's period of lying in state ends with mourners rushing past police, eager to join the tens of thousands who have filed past his body since Wednesday.
Shooting in Colorado high school A student at a school in Colorado shot and wounded another student before dying of an apparent self-inflicted gunshot wound, police say.
N Korea purge sparks stability fears The execution of a once-powerful uncle of North Korean leader Kim Jong-un raises fresh fears of instability in the secretive nuclear-armed state.
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PODCAST: The budget deal and the sequester
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How will the budget deal ease sequestration?
?The House of Representatives has passed a budget agreement aimed at avoiding another government shutdown. How will it affect the sequestration?