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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.
Hezbollah fire wounds Israeli troops Four Israeli troops are wounded in a cross-border attack by Hezbollah in Lebanon, drawing return shell-fire from Israel.
Tell us what the economy feels like to you
There's a lot of talk about how the economy is improving. We want your story.
Looking for meaning in a fractional gas price increase
For first time in four months, an average gallon goes up ? from $2.033 to $2.038.
Doing the numbers on the Northeast's snowstorm
What is the productivity cost of a city-wide shutdown? Who knows.
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