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December 22, 2014
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PRI's The World: 12/22/2014 The police force in New York City is reeling after a weekend attack left two officers dead. Rafael Ramos and Wenjian Liu were shot and killed in Brooklyn by a man claiming it was in retaliation for recent slayings of black men at the hands of white police. Ramos was Hispanic, while Liu was Chinese American. We'll ask whether the NYPD reflects the ethnic diversity of this global city. Plus, a virtual reality program at the University of Southern California seeks to let ordinary Americans see, and feel, what it's like to live in war-torn Syria. And, The World's favorite music tracks of 2014.
PRI's The World: 12/19/2014 A man from the generation of Cubans who came of age during the fall of the Soviet Union ? and the economic support it provided their nation ? tells us how he feels about plans to normalize relations between the US and Cuba. Plus, now that Sony Pictures has pulled Seth Rogen's film, "The Interview," from release no one can see it on the big screen. But we speak to our own Nina Porzucki who caught a sneak preview before Sony pulled the plug. Plus, President Putin outlaws daylight savings in Russia, and Siberians see eternal winter.
PRI's The World: 12/18/2014 A day after a major shift is announced in US-Cuba relations, there are still a lot of questions about what exactly is changing on a concrete level. Plus, there's a whole rogues' gallery of American fugitives who have been sheltering on the island for years. What does the thaw in relations mean for them? Also, a program at the University of Southern California uses virtual reality to let Americans feel what it's like to live in war-ravaged Syria. And, the catchy songs that ISIS uses to woo recruits.
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North Korea partially back online Some internet services have been restored in North Korea after a severe outage, amid a cyber security row with the US.
US to probe Milwaukee police killing The fatal shooting of an unarmed black man by a white police officer in Milwaukee is to be reviewed after a prosecutor decides not to press charges.
Sydney bids farewell to siege dead Sydney remembers the victims of the Lindt cafe siege, with the funeral of manager Tori Johnson and a memorial service for barrister Katrina Dawson.
Odds 'high' that Sony will air 'The Interview' in some form
Grantland's Wesley Morris thinks so.
Attention, discount shoppers: The psychology of sales
Sales create a sense of urgency, getting people in the door. Do they work as a retail strategy?
Why won't OPEC cut production ?
Members of the oil cartel could get higher prices if they cut production but there would be a cost.
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