Last updated 9:36AM ET
June 19, 2013
PRI's The World - Jun 18, 2013 The US and the Taliban agree to hold peace talks. Also, the protests continue in Brazil over transportation costs and government expenses. Plus, Australia's prime minister tackles gambling advertising in primetime sports.
PRI's The World - Jun 17, 2013 Iran's new president calls for engagement with other countries. We'll compare and contrast new leader Hassan Rouhani with outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Also, we hear about a project in Qatar seeking new ways to grow crops in the crops in the hot and arid desert. Plus, a scandal in Japan over "juiced" baseballs.
PRI's The World - Jun 14, 2013 Election day in Iran as voters decide who should replace President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Plus, protests erupt in Brazil as price hike on buses irks riders. And, collecting sounds from the Eiffel Tower.
Karzai to boycott talks with Taliban The Afghan government will not take part in peace talks with the Taliban unless the process is "Afghan-led", President Hamid Karzai announces.
Obama 'to call for nuclear cuts' US President Barack Obama is to speak at Berlin's Brandenburg Gate, where he is expected to call for cuts in US and Russian nuclear arsenals.
Brazil sends force to quell protest Brazil is to send a national security force to five major cities to help restore order after massive protests, the justice ministry says.
SEC rethinks sweetheart settlements
Many times when companies settle with the Securities and Exchange Commission, they don't have to admit they did anything wrong. That practice may be changing.
The new measure of America
'Measure of America' is an index that wraps GDP, general well-being and access to opportunity into one number.
All eyes on the Federal Reserve
The Fed will likely announce some changes today. A look at the winners and losers.