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September 23, 2014
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PRI's The World: 9/23/2014 A US-led coalition is bombing targets inside Syria, trying to beat back gains by the rebel fighters who call themselves the Islamic State. Also, the environment is front and center in New York City right now. We hear from the Marshall Islands poet who opened the UN climate summit today. Plus, American puppeteers perform to a standing ovation in Tehran.
PRI's The World: 9/22/2014 A day after climate change activists took to the streets of New York, the Rockefeller Brothers Fund announce they are divesting $50 billion worth of fossil fuel investments. Are marches and investments what we need to turn global warming around? Plus, the language of food and why so many food items seem to get lost in translation.
PRI's The World: 9/19/2014 Scotland votes down independence. What does it mean for the country's future? Plus, after arriving in the US, young migrants face a new challenge ? starting school. And Chinese tennis star Li Na retires.
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IS 'not America's fight alone' President Obama hails the support of Arab nations in air strikes which reportedly killed dozens of Islamic State and jihadist militants in Syria.
Ebola death rates 70% - WHO study New figures suggest 70% of those infected in West Africa have died, higher than previously reported.
Obama makes impassioned climate plea US President Barack Obama tells a UN climate change meeting in New York that the problem is growing faster than the world's efforts to address it.
General Motors adds insult to injury for Detroit
General Motors is moving the Cadillac global headquarters to New York.
NIH gives $10.1 million for gender-balanced research
How money for 'mice hotels' could improve medical care for women.
Making the inversion game harder to play
Washington wants to put the brakes on U.S. companies that skirt taxes by merging with foreign companies.
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