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PRI's The World: 05/27/2015 The US Justice Department goes after corruption at the highest level of world soccer. Plus, meet the American soccer dad who got ensnared in the corruption probe back in 2013. Also, we take a look at how immigrant students experience the US school system. Finally, we bring you a story on the many incarnations of Sherlock Holmes and his man Watson, as well as some amazing footage of perhaps the only filmed interview with Holmes's creator, Sir Arthur Conan Doyle.
PRI's The World: 05/26/2015 Tornados in Mexico, killer heatwaves in India ? we take a global look at what exactly is going on with the weather. Is it getting more extreme? Also, Nigeria is one of the biggest petroleum producers in the world. We find out why people are lining up for more than three hours to fill up their tanks with gas. Plus, a Vietnamese immigrant starts an indoor shrimp farm in Massachusetts.
PRI's The World: 05/25/2015 An Iraq war veteran turned photojournalist reflects on what Memorial Day means to him, and to some of the soldiers he's photographed over the years. Plus, as Allied troops landed on the beaches of Normandy, BBC reporters were embedded with them. They recorded their impressions of the initial assault on portable recorders. Also, from Beijing, we find out who won one of the largest English language competitions in the world.
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Fifa's Sepp Blatter under pressure Fifa president Sepp Blatter chairs an emergency meeting under growing political pressure over the corruption scandal which began on Wednesday.
Malaysian police probed over graves Malaysia detains 12 policemen suspected of human trafficking, two of whom are said to be connected to recently discovered jungle graves.
US military shipped anthrax to labs The US military accidentally sent live anthrax samples to labs across the country and a US military base in South Korea, the Pentagon says.
Predicting algae levels on Lake Erie
Scientists are developing methods to avoid another water crisis.
The long arms of the right to be forgotten
Technological and political borders conflict.
How tobacco tax revenues affect free preschool
The tale starts at tobacco shops like Drive Thru Cigarettes in Duarte, California.
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