PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman
Good day from the Boston newsroom of The World.
Big development in Syria today as rebels begin evacuating from the Old City of Homs where they've been under siege for years now. We ask what it means for the conflict.
We consider how the story of the abducted Nigerian school girls might end. Hostage negotiators say all the publicity could drive up the price of ransom. Plus how high tech tools could help with the search.
Plus, Stanford divests its coal portfolio in the name of slowing climate change. And we have the second of two stories from Australia on climate change and mental health, this one on the trauma associated with extreme weather events.
And finally today, How Balkan Beat Box's 'Hermetico' became the hook for Jason Derulo's triple platinum 'Talk Dirty.'