Pyongyang has closed its borders, preventing aid groups from entering the country. Now, the regime’s ability to effectively respond to the disaster could be curtailed due to the absence of such organizations.
WeChat, a wildly popular app in China and among the Chinese diaspora, could soon become unavailable in the US, after President Donald Trump signed an executive order targeting the app over security concerns.
Taiwan has kept its COVID-19 numbers low compared to other countries: It has seen fewer than 500 cases and seven deaths. Much of that success has been attributed to Taiwan's approach to technology, led by the government's digital minister Audrey Tang.
Dozens of domestic workers have been stranded in Lebanon since last week's blast. Many have lost their jobs and homes. They say they have no money for plane tickets back to their countries. The coronavirus pandemic has made the situation even more complicated.
Australia's apology today has put a spotlight on government offers of apology elsewhere. In the US, Senator Sam Brownback has sponsored legislation aimed at a formal apology to Native Americans for their suffering.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mary Olive Smith, the producer of the new film, "A Walk to Beautiful,ï¿½ a film which documents the work being done at the Addis Ababa Fistula Hospital in Ethiopia's capital city
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Tim Trainer (NF) of the London-based "Authentics Foundation;ï¿½ the group is dedicated to raising awareness about the social and economic harm done by the huge global trade in counterfeit products.
Anchor Katy Clark speaks with Jerald O'Kennard director of the Beverage Tasting Institute in Chicago, about a plan to officially expand the region of France where "champagne" with a capital "C" can be produced
The answer to today's Geo Quiz - name the 4-thousand mile rift passing through Africa - is the Great Rift Valley. It's a major bird migratory route between Asia and Africa. The World's Quil Lawrence took in a bird-watching tour on another stop along the way of that migration -- northern Israel recently.