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, October 22, 2014 4:50pm
    Dramatic scenes at the Canadian parliament building today as at least one or more gunmen opened fire. Plus, efforts are underway to create a cheap, reliable and fast Ebola test kit for use in the field. And, translating Charles Dickens into Spanglish.
  • Tuesday, October 21, 2014 5:03pm
    An American ex-military man goes to fight with the Kurds against ISIS. Plus, in South Africa Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in prison, but may be eligible for parole in 10 months. Also, taking a ride with Haiti's ambulance service.
  • Monday, October 20, 2014 5:06pm
    While Ebola panic flares in the US, a New York Times reporter finds resilience in her native Liberia. Plus, we'll have the latest from the Turkish border with Syria. And, "Eat your cauliflower!" A London-based chef could make you change your mind about this misunderstood vegetable.
  • Friday, October 17, 2014 5:17pm
    Cuba's medical brigades and their contributions to the international response on Ebola. Plus, the story of a Sikh-American who has dealt with stigma and prejudice by engaging people with humor. And from the far north, how the people of Nunavut keep the polar bears at bay so their children can trick or treat on Halloween.
  • Thursday, October 16, 2014 4:06pm
    We continue our coverage of the West Africa Ebola crisis and we explore the fictional world of medical thrillers with the screenwriter of the 2011 film "Contagion." Also, a conversation with Pakistani writer Bina Shah about the depiction of her homeland in the new season of "Homeland." And, Sing Peak in Yosemite honors the national park's Chinese past.