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PRI's The World: 05/29/2015 FIFA President Sepp Blatter hangs on to his job despite a major corruption scandal under his watch. Also, we hear a reaction from Duluth, Minnesota, to a proposed international "bee habitat corridor" that would go right through town. Plus, we bring you a story about a new graphic novel about a Tel Aviv blues bar that was hit by a suicide bomber.
PRI's The World: 05/28/2015 What is FIFA? Depending on who you ask, it is either a positive force in the sporting world or it's an old-boys network, rife with some of the worst corruption imaginable. Meanwhile, Russia has wasted no time in accusing the US of over-reaching in going after high-level FIFA officials on corruption charges. Plus, we hear how a 10 percent tax on feminine hygiene products has Australian women out in the streets protesting.
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.
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Fifa re-elects Blatter president Fifa re-elects Sepp Blatter president as his rival withdraws after the first round of a vote dominated by allegations of corruption in football.
Merkel: I'll work with UK on EU change Angela Merkel says she does not rule out future treaty changes as she promises to work "constructively" with the UK on EU reform.
Transplant man meets donor's sister A woman, whose brother was killed in a car accident, has met the man who was given his face in a pioneering transplant operation.
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Trickster Journalist Explains Why He Duped The Media On Chocolate Study John Bohannon, the man behind a stunt that bamboozled many news organizations into publishing junk science on dieting, talks to NPR's Robert Siegel about why he carried out the scheme.
As Police Body Cameras Increase, What About All That Video? Police cams have suddenly become a big business. But the real money is in selling departments a way to store each day's video. Firms are offering easy uploads to the cloud but costs are bound to grow.
When Are Employee Wellness Incentives No Longer Voluntary? Many workers like the programs, and employers say they help hold down health insurance costs. But there are legal questions about how far companies can go to encourage participation.
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