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September 4, 2015
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PRI's The World: 09/04/2015 The sheer number of refugees and migrants trying to enter Europe right now is staggering, but behind the numbers are real people with compelling stories. Today we'll hear from a Syrian woman who tells how she and her family left the Syrian city of Homs, made their way to Lebanon, then to Greece, and are currently in Hungary hoping to get to Germany. Also, Guatemala-born writer David Unger gives us his views on former President Otto Perez Molina, who stepped down amid a corruption scandal. He also looks ahead to this weekend's elections, and whether those elections might signal real change in the country. Plus, a young Afghan rapper is now making a new life for herself ? in Utah.
PRI's The World: 09/03/2015 The devastating photo of a dead Syrian child lying on a European beach has many asking that more be done to help those fleeing conflict. We take a closer look at what America's doing to help the large numbers of migrants coming out of the Middle East and Africa. Plus, one of the jurors from the trial of Boston marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev speaks out. Also, can a single moment of sports serendipity launch a prize-winning writing career? Just ask Japanese novelist Haruki Murakami.
PRI's The World: 09/02/2015 We walk in the footsteps of migrants as they try to make their way from Syria to Europe. Plus, an exhibit of poster art will travel from the US to Cuba to Iran, featuring artists from all three countries. Also, what's the real story behind a train filled with Nazi gold that some treasure hunters say has been discovered in Poland?
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Austria opens border to migrants The Austrian chancellor says his country and Germany have agreed to let migrants cross their borders from Hungary.
Clinton 'regret' over private email Hillary Clinton says she wishes she had made a "different choice" and not used a private email account while serving as US secretary of state.
Gay couples wed in Kentucky county Authorities in a county of the US state of Kentucky start issuing marriage licences to gay couples after a county clerk was jailed for refusing to do so.
One victim of falling oil prices? Recycling
It's now cheaper to make new plastic than to recycle the old.
PODCAST: The jobs report for August
Jobs report for August, sanctions against China, and a change in the healthcare industry.
Making sense of good job growth and stagnant wages
The Fed faces continuing employment recovery as it contemplates interest rates.
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