Station News & Events

1:42pm

Wed April 2, 2014
Station News & Events

Afghanistan Gears Up for Presidential Election on The World for 4-2-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Afghanistan is gearing up for presidential elections this weekend and people registering to vote are encountering long lines and some frustration. We'll hear the latest from Kabul. We'll also hear from a former Army Sergeant who served 16-months in Afghanistan's Eastern Paktika Province in 2006 and 2007.

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2:58pm

Tue April 1, 2014
Station News & Events

Join Jian to Find Out Why Italy is Objecting to Mafia-Named Italian Foods Sold World-Wide for 4-1-14

TODAY on "Q" 

-- Why Italy is objecting to mafia-named Italian foods sold internationally? Jian speaks to Rome-based Telegraph reporter Nick Squires about the move to stamp out mafia themed food and drink products.

-- When, after a sad event, is it too soon to make jokes? Jian talks to the co-authors of a new study that suggests the old adage of tragedy + time = comedy may be incorrect when it comes to predicting when people are ready to hear dark humour.

2:55pm

Tue April 1, 2014
Station News & Events

Join PRI'S the World to Find Out the Latest News on Ebola Outbreaks

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Just the words "Ebola outbreak" conjure up pretty sensational images.  But the news from Guinea is sobering and worth hearing. Marco checks in with Tarik Jasarevic of the World Health Organisation to find out what's being done to stop the virus from spreading.

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12:46pm

Mon March 31, 2014
Station News & Events

Q for 3-31-14 Features Intel's House Anthropologist

TODAY on "Q" 

-- We talk to Genevieve Bell (JENNA-veev), Intel's house anthropologist, who’s studying the stories people all over the world tell themselves about digital technology.

-- Seattle indie folk-rockers The Head and the Heart perform from their latest album, Let's Be Still, and sit down with Brent for a proper chat.

12:44pm

Mon March 31, 2014
Station News & Events

Immigrants who Supply the Las Vegas Workforce on The World for 3-31-14

PRI's The World - with Host Marco Werman  

Next time on The World -  the immigrants who keep Las Vegas running.

Maids, line cooks and blackjack dealers come to Vegas from all over.

And as the economy improves, they're looking for more job security and better pay.

That story next time on The World.

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