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October 1, 2014
PRI's The World: 09/30/2014 We take you to the streets of Hong Kong, where the World's Mathew Bell has been talking to protesters. Plus, on the front lines in the battle against Ebola in Liberia and what the US military is up to in the fight against the disease. And the incredible tale of a Monopoly rip-off board game that was an underground hit in East Germany back in the 1960s and 70s.
PRI's The World: 9/29/2014 It's been a summer of upheaval and violence around the world, but Harvard psychologist Steven Pinker argues that deadly violence is decreasing globally and has been for decades. Plus, we get the latest on the student protests in Hong Kong, and as well as the view from Beijing. And we take the pulse of the Indian-American community in New York City as Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at Madison Square Garden.
PRI's The World: 9/26/2014 We meet a group of Yazidi women who've managed to escape from their ISIS kidnappers. The women say they're happy to be free but remain uncertain for their future. And from the satire desk, a stand up comedian reveals what's behind the social media hashtag #muslimapology. Also, this might be the best time to be a beer lover as America's craft beer boom is getting more popular in far-flung places around the world
Students vow to step up HK protests Student demonstrators in Hong Kong vow to step up pro-democracy protests and occupy government buildings if leader CY Leung does not quit.
US Secret Service director resigns The head of the US Secret Service, tasked with guarding US President Barack Obama, resigns following recent high-profile security lapses.
Texas children 'monitored for Ebola' Children have come into contact with the first patient to be diagnosed with Ebola on US soil and are being monitored, the Texas governor says.
The numbers for October 1, 2014
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