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January 28, 2015
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PRI's The World: 01/27/2015 Today marks the 70th anniversary of the liberation of Auschwitz. World leaders, religious figures and survivors are marking the occasion at a solemn ceremony outside the gates of the former Nazi concentration camp. We'll hear the stories of two survivors. Also, a Russian spy is arrested in New York City, and the best chocolate chip cookie in the world is apparently made by Mexican-Americans in Brooklyn.
PRI's The World: 01/26/2015 What's going on in Greece? A left-wing anti-austerity party has come to power, and that could mean big changes for both the Greek economy and Europe at large. We also remember Egyptian-born Greek pop singer Demis Roussos, while Saudi and Yemeni students on US campuses talk to us about big changes back home. And an underwater photographer tells us the story of his explosive encounter with a sperm whale.
PRI's The World: 01/23/2015 We're following two big global stories today: the transition in Saudi Arabia and the political upheaval in next-door Yemen. There are big US security interests at stake in both places. Plus, SkyMall declares bankruptcy and we look at Brooklyn's Dancehall scene.
World Headlines
Greece will not default - PM Tsipras New Greek PM Alexis Tsipras tells his first cabinet meeting his country will not default on its bailout debts, but will negotiate with creditors.
Apple profit 'biggest in history' Record sales of iPhones help Apple to report a first quarter profit of $18bn, the biggest ever quarterly profit for a public company.
UN peacekeeper killed in Lebanon A UN peacekeeper has been killed in Lebanon, amid border clashes between Hezbollah and the Israeli army that left four Israeli troops injured.
As numbers of homeless kids rise, resources fall short
The government's definition of homelessness omits most children without homes.
The Koch brothers' $900 million warchest
The brothers vow to raise nearly a billion dollars from a few hundred people.
That article you're reading might just be an ad
Conde Nast is joining the trend towards increased native advertising.
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