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October 30, 2014
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PRI's The World: 10/30/2014 We speak with a nurse who has just finished her self-imposed 21-day quarantine after arriving back in the US. She had been working at a clinic in rural Liberia. Plus, American vets share their favorite words and phrases from their time of service. And, the German bicycle repair man who invented some of Coney Island's most iconic rides.
PRI's The World: 10/29/2014 We focus on immigration ? both in the United States and in Europe. First stop is Italy, where the government is considering shutting down its rescue operation for immigrants at sea. Closer to home ? in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the clean-up job largely fell to undocumented immigrants. And what does a typeface say about a country? Find out about Sweden's "national font."
PRI's The World: 10/28/2014 We look at Turkey's reluctance to join the fight against ISIS, and a TV documentary that examines how and why ISIS rose to power. Plus, a prominent online activist during the Arab Spring is now fighting for political asylum in Norway. And battlefield slang coined by British soldiers during their time in Afghanistan.
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Burkina Faso leader 'to stay on' Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore says he will stay in power under a transitional government, after a day of violent protests demanding he step down.
Abbas warning over holy site closure The Palestinian leader's spokesman calls the closure of a disputed Jerusalem holy site after the shooting of a Jewish activist a "declaration of war".
Russia and Ukraine agree gas deal Russia will resume gas deliveries to Ukraine this winter in a deal brokered by the European Union, which will also safeguard supplies to EU countries.
Arne Duncan: 'Education beyond high school is absolutely necessary'
The Secretary of Education talks with Kai Ryssdal about new rules on 'gainful employment.'
Neiman Marcus' CEO on adapting to new consumer habits
A look at how Neiman Marcus is bringing a century-old company into the digital age.
The numbers for October 30, 2014
Five years after the Bold, Blackberry is going "Classic." Let's do the numbers.
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