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March 28, 2015
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PRI's The World: 03/27/2015 Nigerians head to the polls this weekend. What's at stake for Africa's most populous nation? Plus, Mexican immigrants to the United States have trouble when they try to return home. Also, we hear about America's strange history of vaccinations, and George Washington's key role.
PRI's The World: 03/26/2015 What will Saudi air strikes in Yemen mean for the volatile mix that is the Middle East? Also, we hear how the Germanwings crash investigation focuses new attention on post-9/11 rules about cockpit safety. Later, musicians in the Nile River basin are helping their region tackle its drought problems.
PRI's The World: 03/25/2015 Today, we start with the latest on the crash of a Germanwings Airbus A320 on Tuesday. Also, new Americans find a path to prosperity through California's gardens. Later, DJ Edu tells us about his continent-wide search for the best nightclub in Africa.
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Singapore bids Lee Kuan Yew farewell Singapore is preparing to bid farewell to its founding father Lee Kuan Yew, with a funeral procession followed by a state funeral attended by world leaders.
Nigeria voting extended to Sunday Elections in Nigeria, Africa's most populous nation, are extended to Sunday in some parts of the country after delays and a number of attacks.
Briton's father in plea to airlines The father of a British man killed in the Alps air crash urges airlines to look after pilots "properly", saying the victims of the disaster should "never be forgotten".
People aren't walking into banks anymore
Kenneth Feinberg on placing a value on life
How presiding over victim funds changed his planning.
Women lag in well-paid blue-collar jobs
There are programs to train more women for those jobs, but progress is slow.
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