As Ukraine heads to the polls this weekend, the most likely candidate is comedian Volodmyr Zelenskiy, who is from Kryvyi Rih, a struggling mining town in Eastern Ukraine.GlobalPost
There’s a short stretch of road in the “Little India” section of Jersey City bearing a name unfamiliar to most Americans. But for some Indian Americans, Ambedkar Avenue is almost a pilgrimage spot, for it commemorates their greatest hero — and one with an American connection at that.
We counted the percentage of each page of the report that was redacted. Then we made a song out of it.
Since the 2016 attempted coup in Turkey, President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan has jailed thousands of people, including doctors, teachers, lawyers — and mothers. A group of Turkish women in the US has found a way to help imprisoned women share their stories in their own voices.
Vogue Portugal's most recent cover features a black woman with albinism, Thando Hopa. A lawyer and activist from South Africa, she's the first model with albinism to appear on the cover of the global fashion magazine.
The world is mourning the destruction to Notre-Dame cathedral in Paris. Some of The World's readers and listeners shared their memories of the medieval church.
Mueller’s team focused on evidence of criminal conspiracy, not collusion. The report indicates “numerous links” between the Trump campaign and Russia that may still look like collusion to a layperson.
Special Counsel Robert Mueller's report on his inquiry into Russia's role in the 2016 US election detailed a series of actions by President Donald Trump to impede the probe, raising questions about whether he committed the crime of obstruction of justice.
With Robert Mueller's report expected on Thursday, many are wondering what will or will not be redacted. Tom Blanton, director of the National Security Archives, explains what the redaction process is like and what censors might choose to hide from the public.
A redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Muller's report on Russia's role in the 2016 US presidential election and whether President Donald Trump's campaign conspired with Moscow is set to be released today. Here's a timeline of important events during that investigation.
Writer Garrett Graff tallied up all the known Trump investigations. He tells The World US President Donald Trump faces "a much broader legal assault" than any other modern president.
Airbnb announced plans to delist rentals in the occupied West Bank in November, but was quickly engaged in lawsuits that alleged discrimination. The vacation website has reversed their decision, but is again fielding blowback.
The national election campaign in Israel reflects a shift to the right for voters.
Ignoring Kashmiri grievances will likely exacerbate extremism in the region.
Azov, the country’s most visible ultranationalist group, also started their own political party — the National Corps. Members of their National Militia will serve as election observers in Sunday's presidential elections.
Meet the Muslim clerics in Indonesia who have reached rock-star status. With millions of followers, could this movement to promote strict interpretations of Islam shatter Indonesia’s pluralistic society?
It’s unclear what the ruling means for the hundreds of asylum-seekers who were already sent back over the border to Mexico to await their hearings.
The loss of Temporary Protected Status could be devastating for Haitians in the US and their loved ones back home, who are still struggling to recover almost 10 years after a massive earthquake.
Survivors of WWII Japanese incarceration camps are on the other side of the barbed wire now, but some say they want the world to know that they will not sit idly by and watch injustice happen again.
In last three months, ICE has released some 107,000 migrant parents and children in Texas, Arizona and California, many without next steps in place. Shelters, churches and volunteers have stepped in to help these families get to their next destinations. Most are trying to join relatives and friends elsewhere.
From El Global Warming and La Student Debt to El Safe Space and La Border Wall, each playing card is redesigned with Millennial Lotería’s followers in mind. And while it tackles the political zeitgeist of the Latinx millennial generation, it also has fans howling with laughter over cards like El Food Porn and El Man Bun.
Dilan Engin's short film, “Prenses Model (Princess Ball Gown),” uses the metaphor of a wedding dress being crafted to discuss violence against women in Turkey.
We asked The World's women readers and listeners what they think about when they travel alone. They told us — and shared some incredible photos from their adventures.
When a company, a business or even a government is going through a crisis, a woman is more likely to be promoted or selected to deal with the turmoil. This phenomenon is called “glass cliff.”
Online travel platforms can connect you to amazing experiences. They’re also valuable when you want to find out if a business is worth the money or if a hotel has clean sheets. But when there’s a serious safety concern somewhere, it’s unclear whether the platform will alert you.
As more Orthodox women trade in their short, artificial wigs for longer, natural ones, ultra-Orthodox rabbis have begun to protest — loudly. But Zelda Hair in Brooklyn is all about embracing the natural look.
The Green New Deal is often linked to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the freshman congresswoman who is the idea’s most visible champion. But in its current form, it’s the brainchild of a bunch of 20-somethings sick of older generations’ inaction on climate change.
A new United Nations report outlines how low wages, dangerous working conditions, and immigration laws undermine agricultural workers’ right to food.
Coal smog can make many poles feel like they're living in the 19th century. Now a growing grassroots movement is pushing local and national governments to cut smog and rethink the country's heavy reliance on coal.
We talk about "climate refugees" all the time. But they don't exist. In fact, those displaced by climate change have no special protections under international law. But that may be changing.
This year's global climate conference is convening in the heart of Poland's coal country. Poland's leaders are vowing to continue their heavy reliance on coal, but the politics and economics of the highly-polluting fuel are starting to shift.
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks on “White Noise” with one of its stars, Daveed Diggs. Plus the rich history of the folk song “In the Pines,” and the art of being a supernumerary.
A play about bowling, friendship and an audacious plan to stop police brutality.
Night after night, Iggy Berlin steps on stage at the Met Opera House hoping to blend seamlessly into the background.
The long, rich musical and social history of a great old American song — before and after Kurt Cobain and Nirvana took a turn at making it theirs.
Frederic Tuten’s Zelig-like connection to New York, plus cartoonist Cathy Guisewite on creating “Cathy,” and the music of Helado Negro.