Last updated 3:40PM ET
May 22, 2015
PRI's The World: 05/21/2015 Iraqi forces are reportedly preparing to try and retake the city of Ramadi after it was seized by ISIS fighters a few days ago, while ISIS has already taken the ancient city of Palmyra in Syria as well. We also have a conversation with a popular Mexican-American cartoonist who's now moving into TV. Finally, we'll tell you about a project to protect butterflies and honeybees by forming a 1,500 mile protective "butterfly corridor" across the country.
PRI's The World: 05/20/2015 Migrants in Asia, migrants in Europe; sometimes it seems the whole world is on the move, and some smugglers have gone so far as to advertise on Facebook. We'll find out about that, plus how the the LGBT community in Jamaica is standing up for their rights. We also have a conversation with a French graphic artist whose new book has been described as "wicked dressed up as cute."
PRI's The World: 05/19/2015 Voters in Ireland are about to vote on whether to approve same-sex marriage, and the polls are predicting a "yes" victory. In Northern Ireland, meanwhile, it's the case of a cake with a pro-gay marriage design that's making headlines. Plus, a sitar player remembers how David Letterman gave him his big break.
IS 'carried out Saudi mosque attack' The Islamic State group says it was behind a deadly suicide bombing on a Shia mosque in Saudi Arabia, apparently its first attack in the kingdom.
Farc suspends truce after attack Colombian Farc leftist rebel group suspends its unilateral ceasefire following army attack in which 26 fighters died.
First set of Clinton emails released State Department releases hundreds of emails - many relating to the attack in Benghazi, Libya - from Hillary Clinton's private email account.
PODCAST: Disappearing grocery stores
Interest rates, the 'leap second,' and disappearing grocery stores in Flint, MI.
Grocery exodus has Flint shopping for answers
Flint's 100,000 people now have only one major store within city limits.
Insuring governments against disease outbreaks
The idea is to help protect against the costs of pandemics.