PRI's The World

Weekdays at 3

PRI's "The World" brings one-of-a-kind international stories home to America. Each weekday, host Lisa Mullins guides listeners through major issues and stories, linking global events directly to the American agenda.

"The World's" coverage is provided by a global network of international journalists. The program also has access to the 250 BBC correspondents located around the world. Unique in public radio, this network works in concert with the program's multinational team of producers and editors, and brings an exceptional depth of understanding and freshness of perspective to the program content.

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. PRI's "The World" — international news for an American audience.

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Podcasts

  • Friday, November 21, 2014 4:42pm
    A day after the President announces his way forward on immigration, a lot of folks are asking, "OK, what next?" Plus, capturing the vibe at last night's Latin Grammy Awards. And, we check in with The World's Jeb Sharp has spent the last week and a half in South Africa reporting on women's issues for our new, year-long project called Across Women's Lives.
  • Thursday, November 20, 2014 4:49pm
    President Obama announces how he plans to sidestep Congress by ordering federal action on immigration. Plus, with more snow expected in Buffalo, New York one group in the New Hampshire helps immigrants from warmer climes deal with winter weather. And, mondegreens. That's the word for mis-heard, mis-understood song lyrics.
  • Wednesday, November 19, 2014 4:28pm
    A former Guantanamo detainee explains his recent offer to help the British government gain the release of ISIS prisoners. Also, actress Diane Guerrero from 'Orange is the New Black' recounts how her parents were deported to Colombia when she was just 14 years-old. Plus, how a small statue of Buddha transformed a once rough street corner in Oakland, California.
  • Tuesday, November 18, 2014 3:59pm
    Israel vows a harsh response after two Palestinians burst into a synagogue in Jerusalem with guns and meat cleavers, killing four worshippers. Plus, while the barricades are going up in Ferguson, MO, some of them are coming down in Hong Kong. And, the growing craft beer movement in China.
  • Monday, November 17, 2014 4:10pm
    An American journalist tells us about his narrow escape from being abducted in Yemen. Also, the number of international students enrolled at US colleges hits an all-time high. Plus, a rock station in Cleveland switches to all Spanish-language music — and they mean all types of Spanish-language music.