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December 6, 2013
PRI's The World: 12/06/2013 The passing of an icon: tributes from all over the globe are paid to Nelson Mandela from students in Cape Town to restaurant-goers in Brooklyn. Exploring Mandela's impact on education policy, the battle against AIDS, and the lessons of his actions for resolving conflicts from Nigeria to Syria.
PRI's The World: 12/05/2013 South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, South Africa's president says. Mandela, 95, led South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison.
PRI's The World: 12/04/2013 Why Russians put up with widespread government surveillance. How security experts try to stay one step ahead of al-Qaeda bombmakers. And World Cup soccer gets a new ball.
Crowds celebrate Mandela's life Across South Africa, people are gathering to celebrate the life of the country's first black president, Nelson Mandela, who has died aged 95.
'Hundreds dead' in CAR violence At least 300 people have been killed in two days of violence in the Central African Republic capital, Bangui, the Red Cross says.
Spain face Dutch in repeat of final Spain will open their defence of the World Cup against 2010 finalists Netherlands at next year's tournament in Brazil.
Weekly wrap: Good news in the jobs report? + #longreads
Heidi Moore from the Guardian and the Wall Street Journal's Sudeep Reddy join host Kai Ryssdal to look back at the week's business news and forward at where the economy is going after today's jobs report.
Kanye West: musician-turned-Silicon Valley entrepreneur?
Kanye West is seeking investors for a new agency he's created. But so far, potential investors are just interested in meeting with him, not giving him money.
Mandela ended political apartheid in South Africa, but economic apartheid continues
South Africa is one of the most unequal countries in the world in terms of income distribution, and the differences often fall along racial lines.