Critical information on the coronavirus outbreak is not always available in languages other than English. A hospital in California's rural heartland is producing PSA-style videos to reach immigrant farmworkers in the area.The World
As the number of coronavirus cases in early epicenters like Wuhan and Daegu declines, there could be second and third waves of the virus, says Dr. Gabriel Leung. That pattern may play out elsewhere in the world until human beings acquire immunity or develop a vaccine.
The spread of the coronavirus is scary everywhere. But in Syria, which has faced war for nine years, humanitarian aid and health care is already stretched razor-thin. David Miliband, head of the International Rescue Committee, spoke with The World's Marco Werman about efforts to prevent and treat the novel coronavirus in a warzone.
Leaders around the world have promised their citizens that grocery stores will stay open, even in the places most impacted by the novel coronavirus pandemic. But people are still making sure they have essentials on hand. What does “stocking up” look like for people around the world?
Former Secretary of Defense and CIA Director Leon Panetta speaks with The World about the role of the US military and defense preparedness during the coronavirus pandemic.
The country has the fourth-highest number of COVID-19 cases in sub-Saharan Africa, and prevention measures have been in place for several weeks now.
British Iranian Nazanin Zaghari-Ratcliffe was detained in Iran in 2016 under charges of espionage. Now she's been furloughed as Iran hopes to ease the transmission of COVID-19 among its prison population.
The government has told all Italians to stay at home and avoid non-essential travel until April 3, radically widening steps already taken in much of the wealthy north, which is the epicenter of the spreading contagion. Italy's Lombardy region in the north of the country, where Stefano Magnone works as a surgeon at the Papa Giovanni 23rd hospital, has been the hardest hit. Magnone spoke with The World's Marco Werman.
Officials haven't confirmed the cause of the conflagration, but the blaze took place amid increasing tensions over the migrant situation on the island.
In the border village of Kastanies, interactions with the Turkish neighbors are a fact of daily life. Relations are friendly. But the recent political standoff between Greece and Turkey has changed everything.
The Greek government is working to expand refugee camps, but many Greek residents oppose such a move and violence has escalated this week.
The New York attorney general says Exxon used two sets of books and misled investors by downplaying the potential costs of carbon emissions
Crude oil has been washing up on a 1,200-mile stretch of Brazil's coastline, coating more than 150 beaches in thick, black sludge.
S-market in Helsinki has started holding "happy hours" at their stores. But instead of getting a cheap beer, shoppers get a discount on, say, a pound of shrimp or a pork tenderloin nearing its expiration date.
Electric buses produce fewer emissions, are quieter and need less maintenance than diesel buses.
Xiye Bastida is one of many young poster children who’s come to represent the moral imperative to act on climate change. And now that she’s helped start a global conversation, she wants to do more than talk.
Qasim Rashid has a personal policy of engaging with people who send him hateful messages.
As an Afro Latino with roots in Honduras, Brayan Guevara straddles two groups whose votes candidates are fighting to capture: Latinos and blacks. He wants to make sure his voice is heard at the ballot box this November.
As the 2020 presidential campaign unfolds, Adela Diaz is keeping her eye on one main issue: health care. The public health major at the University of Arizona will soon be a first-time voter. And this year, Latino voters like Diaz are projected to be the biggest minority voting bloc in the country.
A pathway to green cards and US citizenship is within reach for an estimated 4,000 Liberians thanks to a provision buried within the behemoth $738 billion defense policy bill passed by the US Senate on Tuesday.
Applicants are experiencing more vetting, a proposed spike in the application fee and prolonged processing times — waits that could keep thousands of would-be US citizens from voting in the 2020 general election.
If the court rules in Cattrachas' favor, this will be the first time Honduras is held responsible for trans femicide. The group hopes it will set a precedent for similar cases across Latin America.
The US-based 40 days for Life organization has ramped up activities in Colombia ahead of the constitutional court's ruling on granting women full access to abortion until the fourth month of pregnancy.
The year 2020 marks a century since American women gained the right to vote. But they were part of a much broader movement that began 25 years earlier in Australia.
India's Chandrayaan-2 is expected to land on the moon Friday as the country seeks its first successful landing. But with two female scientists leading the project, the lunar mission has already made history.
Noam Shuster-Eliassi says she doesn’t just want to make people laugh — she wants to make them think.
How the Brill Building cranked out hits in the late ’50s and early ’60s ... and why that era’s “Mugmates” wasn’t one of them.
How a bunch of teenagers in a midtown Manhattan office building changed pop music.
Who was trying to turn decorated coffee mugs into the latest teenage craze via a 1961 pop song?
A whole episode about the cultural impact of glass, from Tennessee Williams’ “The Glass Menagerie” and Bauhaus-inspired glass skyscrapers to composer Philip Glass and unbroken glass ceilings.
How Bauhaus architecture continues to influence the New York City skyline, 100 years later.