The World

Monday through Friday from 7pm to 8pm
Marco Werman and Lisa Mullins

The World is a one-hour, weekday radio news magazine offering a mix of news, features, interviews, and music from around the globe. Hosted by Lisa Mullins and Marco Werman.

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Podcasts

  • Wednesday, April 23, 2014 3:44pm
    The Obama Administration has made a big deal out of shifting America's focus away from Europe, and toward the Pacific. But as the president begins an Asia tour, it's Ukraine and Russia that are hogging the attention. We'll also have a profile of Russia's answer to Facebook's Mark Zuckerberg. And, following the recent deaths of more than a dozen Sherpas on Mount Everest, many Sherpas working at base camp want to cancel the rest of the climbing season.
  • Tuesday, April 22, 2014 3:50pm
    Vice President Joe Biden was in Ukraine on Tuesday where he pledged millions in aid and took a few diplomatic swipes at Russia. Also, on this Earth Day, we check in on a recent report detailing the threats faced by environmental activists across the globe. And 50-years-ago today, the World's Fair opened in Queens, New York. It was a landmark event because it introduced America to the wonder that is the Belgian waffle.
  • Monday, April 21, 2014 6:43pm
    The Boston Marathon was Monday, and it seemingly went off without a hitch, despite much stepped up security. Meanwhile, we're also looking back at last year's marathon, marred by a deadly bombing. Our own Andrea Crossan found her own connection to the bombing. Plus, we visit India and the Janani Express, which takes women in one province to the hospital, cutting maternal mortality rates along the way.
  • Friday, April 18, 2014 5:26pm
    Talks in Geneva may provide a peaceful way forward between Ukraine and Russia, but not everyone thinks very much of the process. Plus, an Uzbek novelist reflects on the influence that the late Gabriel Garcia Marquez had on his own work. And yes, the penguin dance in Saudi Arabia. Really, need we say more?
  • Thursday, April 17, 2014 4:36pm
    Turmoil continues in eastern Ukraine, while Russian President Vladimir Putin holds his annual live phone-in. Plus, the search-and-rescue effort for the sunken South Korean passenger ferry is under way. And, the story of one of Finland's most famous artists and how his homoerotic sketches will be on a series of stamps.