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September 2, 2015
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PRI's The World: 09/01/2015 Europe's migrant crisis continues to worsen. We hear how two countries in Europe are dealing with the influx of people fleeing the Middle East and Africa. Plus, we look at a border fence between the US and Mexico and whether its desirable or even feasible. Also, we'll sample organic tequila from Mexico.
PRI's The World: 08/31/2015 President Barack Obama goes to the Arctic to visit Alaska. He's there for a global get-together looking at issues facing the region, including energy production and climate change. We'll give you a preview of the president's trip. We also hear about a chef from France who was in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit. He served pastries to guests at a five-star hotel there before the levees broke. Even though Katrina ended his career in the Big Easy, now he's started over with a new restaurant in New Mexico.
PRI's The World: 08/28/2015 We hear exactly how smugglers are trafficking migrants through Europe. One reporter was interviewing a Syrian family in Serbia when a smuggler named Alex walked up to them and started negotiating. We'll hear some of that recorded conversation. Also, the majority of medical school students in Pakistan are female, but the majority of practicing doctors are male. Why do so few women who graduate from med school end up practicing their profession? Plus, we speak with one of the twins at the heart of the documentary, "Twinsters."
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Thousands more migrants reach Athens Boats carrying thousands of migrants arrive overnight in mainland Greece, as the EU struggles to cope with an unprecedented influx.
Thai fingerprint 'matches bomb suspect' Thai police say fingerprints found on seized bomb-making material match those of a man detained over the Bangkok shrine attack.
Eight dead in Paris apartment fire A fire in an apartment in Paris kills eight people, including two children, French officials say, amid reports that it may have been started deliberately.
Why buy water when you can have it for free?
Bottled water is about to become the most popular packaged beverage in the U.S.
A snapshot of Polaroid?s turnaround
CEO Scott Hardy says the 'retro cool' brand just needs a new business strategy.
Migrant crisis challenging EU identity
The flood of migrants and refugees is forcing Europeans to question their values.
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