Last updated 1:32PM ET
September 2, 2015
PRI's The World: 09/01/2015 Europe's migrant crisis continues to worsen. We hear how two countries in Europe are dealing with the influx of people fleeing the Middle East and Africa. Plus, we look at a border fence between the US and Mexico and whether its desirable or even feasible. Also, we'll sample organic tequila from Mexico.
PRI's The World: 08/31/2015 President Barack Obama goes to the Arctic to visit Alaska. He's there for a global get-together looking at issues facing the region, including energy production and climate change. We'll give you a preview of the president's trip. We also hear about a chef from France who was in New Orleans when Hurricane Katrina hit. He served pastries to guests at a five-star hotel there before the levees broke. Even though Katrina ended his career in the Big Easy, now he's started over with a new restaurant in New Mexico.
PRI's The World: 08/28/2015 We hear exactly how smugglers are trafficking migrants through Europe. One reporter was interviewing a Syrian family in Serbia when a smuggler named Alex walked up to them and started negotiating. We'll hear some of that recorded conversation. Also, the majority of medical school students in Pakistan are female, but the majority of practicing doctors are male. Why do so few women who graduate from med school end up practicing their profession? Plus, we speak with one of the twins at the heart of the documentary, "Twinsters."
Fresh migrant protests in Budapest Stranded migrants protest for a second day in Budapest, as the EU struggles to agree a common response to unprecedented numbers of asylum seekers.
Obama has enough support for Iran deal US President Barack Obama secures enough support in the US Senate to ensure that the Iran nuclear deal will go into effect.
Man arrested for deadly Paris fire French police arrest a man suspected of starting a fire that killed eight people, including two children, in northern Paris.
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