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May 31, 2016
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PRI's The World: 05/30/2016 Today, we ask why Memorial Day can sometimes feel awkward for veterans. We also get an update from Guantanamo where pre-trial proceedings begin for the self-described 9/11 mastermind and his alleged co-conspirators. Plus, we hear music from a New Zealander whose work could be described as "Americana," but he says this kind of music doesn't belong just to Americans.
PRI's The World: 05/27/2016 President Obama visited Hiroshima today, making him the first sitting US president to do so. While Obama didn't apologize for the nuclear attack on the city more than 70 years ago, he did call for an end to all nuclear weapons. We ask our community of veterans their reactions to the president's trip. Plus we learn about a new generation of Japanese students who are trying to make political protests more a part of everyday life, and a Russian trying to save an endangered indigenous language in Japan called Ainu.
PRI's The World: 05/26/2016 As President Obama gets ready to visit Hiroshima, we'll look back at his nuclear record. We also hear how Bill Cosby's recent fall from grace resonates with people in South Africa. Plus, the Somali online community set the record straight when a food journalist tweets a photo of a banana with his plate of rice and meat.
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US warns of Europe terror threat The US warns that the Euro 2016 football championship being held in France next month could be a target of militant attacks.
Migrant 'document forgers' arrested Police in Greece and the Czech Republic arrest more than 20 people suspected of producing forged passports and visas for migrants trying to enter Europe.
Police to investigate gorilla shooting Police are to investigate the circumstances around the killing of a gorilla at Cincinnati Zoo after a four-year-old boy fell into his enclosure.
First edition "Alice in Wonderland" expected to nab up to $3 million at auction
An increase in consumer spending and personal income, climate change, and the high price of an "Alice in Wonderland" first edition.
Why we're in the mood to spend a little more
Consumers are confident about the economy. For now.
Immigration a concern amid looming Brexit vote
Immigration into the UK is running at record levels.
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