PRI's The World: 9/02/2014We have the latest on the apparent beheading American hostage Steven Sotloff. Plus, NATO says it will send thousands of troops to eastern Europe in light of the crisis in Ukraine. Russia has countered by calling NATO a threat and vowing to change its military doctrine in response. And a photographer who grew up on a farm in Iowa and then moved overseas to ply his trade. He's now back after years away, photographing his own country with fresh eyes.
PRI's The World: 9/01/2014Anti-government protestors stormed the state television headquarters in Islamabad, Pakistan. Authorities have restored order but the demonstration raises fears of a coup. Also, new proposals to deal with so-called "home-grown extremists" in the UK. And a Liberian DJ who's dedicated himself to spreading health messages about Ebola.
PRI's The World: 8/29/2014The UK raises its terror alert level from "substantial" to "severe" in light of the developments in Syria and Iraq. Also, a weapons researcher analyzes online photos and videos for clues to the wars in Ukraine and the Middle East. And the Hello Kitty phenomenon and its roots.