Last updated 1:05PM ET
March 8, 2014
PRI's The World: 03/07/2014 Carnival wraps up in Brazil this weekend. This year, some in Rio are using the parties and parades to protest government spending on the upcoming soccer World Cup. And, our Geo Quiz asks which European country recently got a new prime minister, who then named an equal number of women and men to his cabinet? Also, we catch up with Suzanne Massie, who from 1984 to 19878 advised President Ronald Reagan on the Russian world view.
PRI's The World: 03/06/2014 Crimea's parliament says it wants to split from Ukraine and join join Russia. And it's putting the issue to a vote in 10 days. Also, a look at how energy supply, demand and transport are playing into the geo-politics of the current crisis in Ukraine. Plus, the State Department has confirmed that the movements of Syria's ambassador to the United Nations are restricted to a 25-mile radius.
PRI's The World: 03/05/2014 The crisis in Ukraine causes a high school in Canada to call off its annual trip that's been part of a long running exchange program. And what happens when hip-hop collides with the war on terrorism? Also, the upside of failure: a new exhibit in Dublin showcases spectacular human failures that ultimately led to great success.
Asian states search for missing jet Asian nations join forces to search for a missing Malaysia Airlines jet carrying 239 people, with Vietnamese spotting potential oil slicks.
Shots as Crimea observers stopped Warning shots are fired as international observers are turned back from entering Crimea where pro-Russian forces have tightened their grip.
Ukraine beat Russia to biathlon gold Vitaliy Lukyanenko wins Ukraine's first gold at the Sochi Winter Paralympics, in the men's 7.5km visually impaired biathlon.
Guy Kawasaki loves him a good tech bubble
The celebrated author and tech evangelist talks software, hardware, and the tech bubble scare.
The view from the ground in Simferopol
The BBC's Natalia Antelava on the mood at the Crimean markets
What partying taught Andrew W.K. about money
"Money spent on getting wasted is never wasted."