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PRI's The World: 10/31/2014 The band Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars were on tour in America when the Ebola outbreak struck back home. The band is staying in the US and playing the waiting game while worrying about families and friends back home. Plus, Turkey's Prime Minister decided he needed a new residence, so he built himself a 1,000 room home that's got some Turks scratching their heads. And, Morrissey was the lead singer of the influential 80s group, The Smiths. His angst-ridden lyrics have struck a chord with teenagers across the world, but especially among Latin Americans
PRI's The World: 10/30/2014 We speak with a nurse who has just finished her self-imposed 21-day quarantine after arriving back in the US. She had been working at a clinic in rural Liberia. Plus, American vets share their favorite words and phrases from their time of service. And, the German bicycle repair man who invented some of Coney Island's most iconic rides.
PRI's The World: 10/29/2014 We focus on immigration ? both in the United States and in Europe. First stop is Italy, where the government is considering shutting down its rescue operation for immigrants at sea. Closer to home ? in the aftermath of Hurricane Sandy, the clean-up job largely fell to undocumented immigrants. And what does a typeface say about a country? Find out about Sweden's "national font."
World Headlines
Space project will go on - Branson Virgin founder Sir Richard Branson vows to continue his space tourism venture despite the SpaceShipTwo craft crashing in the US, killing a pilot.
Army backs new Burkina Faso leader Burkina Faso military chiefs back Lt-Col Isaac Zida as transitional president, an army statement says, appearing to end confusion over who is in charge.
Funeral of murdered SA footballer Tens of thousands of mourners attend the funeral of murdered South African football captain Senzo Meyiwa.
Weekend Brunch: Midterm elections and things we're scared of
A look at the upcoming 2014 midterm elections, plus what are you scared of?
How the digital divide impacts inequality
More than 30 million U.S. homes lack high-speed internet.
Why are sticks of butter long and skinny in the East, but short and fat in the West?
As we've learned, there is an expert out there for absolutely everything.
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