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PRI's The World: 05/26/2015 Tornados in Mexico, killer heatwaves in India ? we take a global look at what exactly is going on with the weather. Is it getting more extreme? Also, Nigeria is one of the biggest petroleum producers in the world. We find out why people are lining up for more than three hours to fill up their tanks with gas. Plus, a Vietnamese immigrant starts an indoor shrimp farm in Massachusetts.
PRI's The World: 05/25/2015 An Iraq war veteran turned photojournalist reflects on what Memorial Day means to him, and to some of the soldiers he's photographed over the years. Plus, as Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, BBC reporters were embedded with them. They recorded their impressions of the initial assault on portable recorders. Also, from Beijing, we find out who won one of the largest English language competitions in the world.
The World: 05/22/2015 The Irish vote today on a referendum that would legalize gay marriage. We'll find out where Ireland sits in the global push for gay rights. We also hear the story of a young American who lost his passport on a visit to Turkey ? and found out it ended up in the hands of refugee smugglers. Plus, The World's Marco Werman is riding the rails right now as part of a writing fellowship with Amtrak. He just happens to be in New Orleans, where he tells us about the funeral of Travis "Trumpet Black" Hill, a NOLA musician who died recently while on tour in Japan.
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Switzerland arrests Fifa officials Swiss police arrest a number of officials from football world body Fifa over US corruption charges, the BBC learns.
Gunmen die in Taliban Kabul attack Four militants who attacked a guesthouse in Kabul's diplomatic quarter die after a gun battle lasting at least six hours, police say.
Cold sore virus 'treats skin cancer' A genetically engineered version of a virus that normally causes cold sores shows real promise for treating skin cancer, say researchers.
Texas floods have business owners singing the blues
One business owner shares her story.
Chrome extension turns word 'millennials' into 'snake people'
You can now save your eyes from the dreaded term "millennials."
There are 14,000 lobbying groups in Washington
Thirty-five of them focus on dairy. Why? ?We have to tell our story."
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