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The World is international news for an American audience. Each weekday, The World guides listeners through major issues and stories, linking global events directly to the American agenda.
The result is an award-winning hour of breaking news, in-depth features, hard-hitting commentaries and thought-provoking interviews found nowhere else in U.S. news coverage. Produced by WGBH Boston and the BBC.
Thursday, March 23, 2017 1:00pmHow groups like ISIS seek to influence so-called "lone wolf" attackers. Plus, life in Cuba, post-Fidel. And, a conversation with a British citizen who recently won a contest for a seat on a commercial space flight ... but isn't really sure he wants to go.
Wednesday, March 22, 2017 12:53pmA deadly attack today in central London caused the Houses of Parliament to go into a security lockdown. Also, the increasingly dark view of Russia in Washington. And, Egyptian satirist Bassem Youssef, in exile in the US, is trying to jump-start his career in a very different environment.
Tuesday, March 21, 2017 12:49pmThe new travel restriction announced by the Trump administration limit the electronic devices you can carry on US-bound flights from 10 airports in eight Muslim-majority countries. Also, Russians reat to the FBI's investigation into allegations of Russian meddling in the US election. The Kremlin denies the allegations, saying US officials are "confused" and "going around in circles." And, music from Old Providence, a small Caribbean island that is now part of Colombia but was once an English colony.
Monday, March 20, 2017 1:11pmFBI head confirms investigation of Russia-Trump links, Chuck Berry's favorite curry, Havana's drag sceneThe FBI confirms it's investigating potential links between Russia and the Trump campaign. Also, there are concerns about the new head of a major newspaper in London: he has no journalism experience, but used to be a cabinet official. And we find the restaurant in Nottingham, England, where Chuck Berry always went for curry.
Friday, March 17, 2017 1:22pmToday, how Korean senior citizens in Queens would feel Trump's budget cuts. Also, author Gish Jen on the East-West culture gap. And an unlikely friendship forged by the legacy of the atomic bomb dropped on Hiroshima.