Last updated 12:17PM ET
December 6, 2013
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.
PRI's The World: 12/03/2013 How scientists are training for the task of moving Syria's chemical weapons through a war zone. Also, the editor of The Guardian newspaper in Britain is grilled by lawmakers about publishing the documents leaked by Edward Snowden. Plus, a fungus eating away at coffee crops in Central and South America has coffee shops in New England worried.
South Africa and world mourn Mandela South Africans and world leaders pay tribute to Nelson Mandela, who led the transition from white minority rule and has died aged 95.
Deadly storm lashes northern Europe Hurricane-force winds and tidal surges kill at least seven people in northern Europe, flood parts of Hamburg and leave thousands of homes without power.
Marine 'devastated' at sentence A British Royal Marine who murdered insurgent in Afghanistan says he is "devastated" at being given a life sentence.
Mandela ended political apartheid in South Africa, but economic apartheid contiues
South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world in terms of income distribution, and the differences often fall along racial lines.
PODCAST: Unemployment at 7 percent for the first time since 2008
The unemployment rate hit a 5-year low, with 203,000 jobs added in November. And, a look at how divestment helped stop apartheid in South Africa.
Go inside a virtual reality simulator used for treating PTSD
At a VA hospital in New York, veterans are being treated for post-traumatic stress disorder inside a virtual reality simulator.