Last updated 10:00PM ET
September 4, 2015
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?
Migrants arrive at Austria border Migrants begin arriving at the Austrian border after being bussed from Hungary, with Vienna saying it is ready to let them travel on to Germany.
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.
The US is facing more pressure to take in refugees
Resettlement is a long process.
Weekly Wrap: August jobs report and interest rates
Leigh Gallagher and John Carney join Amy Scott to recap the week.
The politics behind oil pipelines
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