Last updated 4:57PM ET
June 18, 2013
PRI's The World - Jun 17, 2013 Iran's new president calls for engagement with other countries. We'll compare and contrast new leader Hassan Rouhani with outgoing President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Also, we hear about a project in Qatar seeking new ways to grow crops in the crops in the hot and arid desert. Plus, a scandal in Japan over "juiced" baseballs.
PRI's The World - Jun 14, 2013 Election day in Iran as voters decide who should replace President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad. Plus, protests erupt in Brazil as price hike on buses irks riders. And, collecting sounds from the Eiffel Tower.
PRI's The World - Jun 13, 2013 The United Nations ups the documented toll in Syria to nearly 93,000 since the start of the war. Also, "What's for Lunch" in Uganda? Scientists there hope to introduce a disease-resistant version of the staple crop, cassava - a genetically modified one. And Mozart's violin takes center stage in the Geo Quiz.
US to open direct Taliban talks The US is to open direct peace talks with the Taliban after more than 10 years of war in Afghanistan, senior White House officials announce.
G8 leaders agree deal on tax evasion Leaders of the G8 major economies agree plan to clamp down on money launderers, illegal tax evaders and corporate tax avoiders.
Brazil president 'proud' of protests Dilma Rousseff says she is proud so many people are fighting for a better country, in her first public comments since mass protests on Monday.
Solar phone chargers to come to NYC
It's happened to all of us. Your phone loses its charge in that one place you can't plug it in. Now, New York City is about to get solar chargers in many of those places.
Weather forecasts get a design makeover
We are getting better at predicting the weather. Still, if prediction is half the battle, presentation is the other half.
PODCAST: Fed play-by-play
Following the Fed play-by-play. Can co-ops remake America's economy from the ground up?