Last updated 12:46PM ET
December 8, 2013
PRI's The World: 12/06/2013 The passing of an icon: tributes from all over the globe are paid to Nelson Mandela from students in Cape Town to restaurant-goers in Brooklyn. Exploring Mandela's impact on education policy, the battle against AIDS, and the lessons of his actions for resolving conflicts from Nigeria to Syria.
PRI's The World: 12/05/2013 South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, South Africa's president says. Mandela, 95, led South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison.
PRI's The World: 12/04/2013 Why Russians put up with widespread government surveillance. How security experts try to stay one step ahead of al-Qaeda bombmakers. And World Cup soccer gets a new ball.
Huge pro-EU rally grips Ukraine Protesters in the Ukrainian capital Kiev topple a statue of Lenin as they call for closer EU ties and oppose a Russian-led customs union.
Many world leaders to mourn Mandela Some 60 heads of state and government are to attend the memorial service or state funeral of Nelson Mandela, South Africa announces.
Thai opposition MPs pledge to resign Thailand's opposition MPs are to resign en masse, officials say, after weeks of protests aimed at forcing out the government.
Ask Carmen: Dropping dead weight
Financial resolutions, cutting back frivolous spending and big student loans. Must be another round of Ask Carmen!
Mandela's economic legacy for South Africa
The BBC's Buntu Williams on Nelson Mandela's economic legacy in South Africa.
Carmen tackles the Lightning Round
Gifting stocks, retirement account tax implications and 529s. Carmen tackles them all in rapid-fire for this month's lightning round.