Last updated 8:48AM ET
September 20, 2014
PRI's The World: 9/19/2014 Scotland votes down independence. What does it mean for the country's future? Plus, after arriving in the US, young migrants face a new challenge ? starting school. And Chinese tennis star Li Na retires.
PRI's The World: 9/18/2014 Immigration courts are starting to decide the fate of tens of thousands of young Central Americans who entered the the US illegally. We wonder what has happened to migrants after they've been deported. Plus, the UK becomes one of the first western countries to create an Islamic finance investment bond. And as Scotland goes to the polls today, we visit a bagpipe factory in Pakistan, of all places.
PRI's The World: 9/17/2014 The Obama Administration sends US troops to help fight Ebola in West Africa. Plus, passengers in Pakistan chase a former government minister off a plane after his late arrival kept them waiting at the gate for hours. And a fashion designer who's making stunning patterns from images of cancer cells.
Brown vows to 'lock in' Scots powers Gordon Brown says his promise of further powers for Scotland will be delivered to the timetable set out ahead of the independence referendum.
Turkish hostages in Iraq released Dozens of Turkish hostages seized by militants in the northern Iraqi city of Mosul in June are freed and brought back to Turkey.
Paratroops mark Arnhem WW2 battle Paratroops from Europe and the US are staging parachute jumps in the Netherlands to commemorate the 70th anniversary of the Battle of Arnhem.
Dozens Of Turkish Hostages Freed, As ISIS Advances In Syria The hostages included diplomats, children and others seized along with Turkey's consulate in Mosul in June. As it celebrates their return, Turkey also receives thousands of Kurds fleeing ISIS.
Pope Appoints Moderate As Archbishop Of Chicago Pope Francis on Saturday appointed Bishop Blase Cupich, a moderate who has called for civility in the culture wars, signaling a shift in tone in one of the most important posts in the U.S. church.
Analyst: U.S. Needs To 'Deconflict' Syria To Defeat ISIS How does the U.S. destroy the self-declared Islamic State without aiding the Syrian regime? NPR's Scott Simon speaks with Christopher Harmer of the Institute for the Study of War about options.