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PRI's The World: 10/30/2014 We speak with a nurse who has just finished her self-imposed 21-day quarantine after arriving back in the US. She had been working at a clinic in rural Liberia. Plus, American vets share their favorite words and phrases from their time of service. And, the German bicycle repair man who invented some of Coney Island's most iconic rides.
PRI's The World: 10/29/2014 We focus on immigration ? both in the United States and in Europe. First stop is Italy, where the government is considering shutting down its rescue operation for immigrants at sea. Closer to home ? in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the clean-up job largely fell to undocumented immigrants. And what does a typeface say about a country? Find out about Sweden's "national font."
PRI's The World: 10/28/2014 We look at Turkey's reluctance to join the fight against ISIS, and a TV documentary that examines how and why ISIS rose to power. Plus, a prominent online activist during the Arab Spring is now fighting for political asylum in Norway. And battlefield slang coined by British soldiers during their time in Afghanistan.
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Burkina Faso's president resigns Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore resigns following violent protests, with army chief Honore Traore taking over as head of state.
UN chief defends Ebola aid workers UN chief Ban Ki-moon says discrimination against humanitarian workers who return home from the Ebola crisis in West Africa is "unacceptable".
China makes 'biggest cash haul' Anti-corruption investigators in China confirm the finding of the equivalent of $33m in cash at an official's home - the biggest such haul to date.
How falling prices affect big oil companies
Lower prices at least make refining more profitable
Why revenue for movie theater chains is down. Way down.
It was the worst summer since "Waterworld."
Silicon Tally: Swipe right for romance
How well have you kept up with the week in tech news?
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