Last updated 2:38PM ET
March 7, 2014
PRI's The World: 03/06/2014 Crimea's parliament says it wants to split from Ukraine and join join Russia. And it's putting the issue to a vote in 10 days. Also, a look at how energy supply, demand and transport are playing into the geo-politics of the current crisis in Ukraine. Plus, the State Department has confirmed that the movements of Syria's ambassador to the United Nations are restricted to a 25-mile radius.
PRI's The World: 03/05/2014 The crisis in Ukraine causes a high school in Canada to call off its annual trip that's been part of a long running exchange program. And what happens when hip-hop collides with the war on terrorism? Also, the upside of failure: a new exhibit in Dublin showcases spectacular human failures that ultimately led to great success.
PRI's The World: 03/04/2014 Russian President Vladimir Putin has been speaking out, defending his actions. And, Secretary of State John Kerry showed up in Kiev with a billion dollar aid package. Also, how Russians and Americans misunderstand each other over their differing answers to a simple question: How Are You? Plus, amid protests and a crime wave, why Venezuelans are connecting to the music of Caracas-based band La Vida Boheme.
Russia MPs welcome Crimea referendum The heads of Russia's two houses of parliament say they will support Crimea if the region votes to leave Ukraine in a referendum on 16 March.
Pistorius 'fired gun in anger' - ex An ex-girlfriend tells the Oscar Pistorius trial that he fired a gun from a car, as a security guard tells of the shock of finding him with a dying Reeva Steenkamp.
Winter Paralympics open in Sochi The 2014 Winter Paralympics are opened by Russian president Vladimir Putin in a spectacular opening ceremony in Sochi.
Some employers shift 401(k) matches
Employees could lose money if their company contributes only once a year
Marketplace Tech heads to SXSW
Louis Black, co-founder of SXSW, offers a primer on what to expect.
PODCAST: February jobs report
A look at supermarket mergers. And some employers are shifting how they contribute to 401(k) plans.