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PRI's The World: 4/23/14 The Obama Administration has made a big deal out of shifting America's focus away from Europe, and toward the Pacific. But as the president begins an Asia tour, it's Ukraine and Russia that are hogging the attention. We'll also have a profile of Russia's answer to Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. And, following the recent deaths of more than a dozen Sherpas on Mount Everest, many Sherpas working at base camp want to cancel the rest of the climbing season.
PRI's The World: 4/22/14 Vice President Joe Biden was in Ukraine on Tuesday where he pledged millions in aid and took a few diplomatic swipes at Russia. Also, on this Earth Day, we check in on a recent report detailing the threats faced by environmental activists across the globe. And 50-years-ago today, the World's Fair opened in Queens, New York. It was a landmark event because it introduced America to the wonder that is the Belgian waffle.
PRI's The World: 4/21/14 The Boston Marathon was Monday, and it seemingly went off without a hitch, despite much stepped up security. Meanwhile, we're also looking back at last year's marathon, marred by a deadly bombing. Our own Andrea Crossan found her own connection to the bombing. Plus, we visit India and the Janani Express, which takes women in one province to the hospital, cutting maternal mortality rates along the way.
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New Russia drills after Ukraine raid Russia announces new military exercises on its border with Ukraine, after Kiev orders troops to move against separatists in the east.
Israel to suspend Palestinian talks Israel has suspended peace talks with the Palestinians in response to a unity deal between the rival Hamas and Fatah factions.
Ecclestone denies bribery in Germany Formula 1 boss Bernie Ecclestone denies charges of bribery at the start of his trial in Munich and says he will fight to clear his name.
Is the FCC neutering Net Neutrality?
The Federal Communication Commission is expected to introduce new rules today that will allow broadband providers to charge companies for faster internet service.
More work study, less financial aid?
Should the government encourage more college students to enter work study programs rather than apply for large financial aid packages?
The post-recall GM: What's it look like?
GM has replaced some senior executives and established a new engineering division devoted to safety and quality.
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