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November 30, 2015
PRI's The World: 11/30/2015 Can world leaders get their act together on climate change? That's the big question at the global climate summit, which starts today in Paris. We'll have a preview. Also, the summit is taking place amid heightened security in the aftermath of the Paris terrorist attacks. There's also been a lot of discussion here in the US about what constitutes terrorism, after the term was widely used to describe the shooting at a Planned Parenthood clinic in Colorado last Friday. Marco discusses what is terrorism, and what isn't, with anti-terrorism expert Juliette Kayyem. Plus, an Italian sports reporter gives us his take on Kobe Bryant's announced retirement. The NBA star grew up partly in Italy and has a huge following there.
PRI's The World: 11/27/2015 Despite the cold and bad weather in the Mediterranean, thousands of migrants keep trying to reach Europe. We'll have the latest. Later we hear an incredible story of a Jewish girl who survived World War II by hiding beneath the kitchen floor in the house of a woman she didn't know. Plus, we'll bring you a report from Iceland on how a warming climate is literally changing the country's landscape. Glaciers are melting, and scientists are worried that the melting could lead to more volcanic eruptions.
PRI's The World: 11/26/2015 Happy Thanksgiving! Today on The World, the French effort to bring Russia into a broad anti-ISIS coalition. Then we turn to Paris, where we meet a couple of Americans who call the French capital home. They reflect on the Paris attacks and the aftermath, and on the special meaning Thanksgiving has for them this year. And back here in the US, we visit Fremont, California, home to one of the country's largest Afghan populations. For Thanksgiving, one market there offers up turkeys cooked Afghan-style.
Climate talks 'could be turning point' US President Barack Obama says the key UN climate conference in Paris could be a "turning point" in global efforts to limit future temperature rises.
Turkey 'shot down plane for IS oil' Russia says Turkey shot down one of its planes near the border with Syria to protect its oil trade with Islamic State - a trade Turkey has always denied.
Brussels security delays St Nicholas St Nicholas's traditional Christmas welcome by schoolchildren in Brussels is pushed back by the raised security threat level.
Turkey Arrests Migrants After Agreement With European Union The EU promised to give financial aid and to renew consideration of Turkish membership in the union. Then Turkey arrested more than a thousand migrants who were planning to sail to Greece.
China's Renminbi Gets A Stamp Of Approval From The IMF The IMF's decision to add the renminbi, also called the yuan, to its basket of reserve currencies is a new mark of prestige for the world's second-largest economy.
Why Courts Use Anonymous Juries, Like In Freddie Gray Case Experts trace the first completely anonymous jury to 1977. That's when a judge worried about possible jury tampering by a drug kingpin named Leroy "Nicky" Barnes, a man also known as Mr. Untouchable.