As the coronavirus continues to upend the lives of people around the world, many are using the simulation game to live out experiences and routines disrupted by the pandemic — and for a sense of normalcy and connection.
COVID-19 is a threat for many refugee camps across the world. Sanitary conditions are typically not ideal and social distancing is nearly impossible. But at two camps in northern Syria, residents face the virus as well as stigmatization tied to their lives under ISIS.
The COVID-19 pandemic presents challenges for doctors on visas who are already in the US, and for international physicians who are supposed to arrive in the US to start work at US hospitals in a few months.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Benson Lee, director of a new documentary called "Planet B-Boy: Breakdancing has Evolved." The film documents the global expansion of breakdancing -- including an annual hip-hop competition called "The Battle of the Year."
Soaring food prices are becoming too costly for nearly a billion rice eaters around the world, so costly that The Asian Development Bank is holding a special meeting in Spain and is considering granting more aid to Asian rice farmers
Change is in the air in Nepal, the answer to our Geo Quiz today. Nepal's new national assembly voted today to formally abolish the country's monarchy. Anchor Lisa Mullins gets details from the BBC's Rabindra Mishra in the capital Kathmandu.
For today's Geo Quiz -- we're looking for the Scandinavian city that's home to one of Europe's oldest zoos. It's Copenhagen. The city's zoo recently opened its new Elephanthus, a 50-million dollar elephant-friendly facility, as Deirdre Kennedy reports.
For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the name of a tiny island in the Mediterranean, located north of Crete. The answer is the Greek island of Antikythera. The World's David Leveille reports on new theory about the Antikythera Mechanism, an ancient computing device dating back to 100 B.C. Researchers say it may have functioned as a calendar of the ancient Olympics.
President Bush arrived in South Korea today on his way to the Olympics in Beijing, and Bush was originally supposed to meet with Korean President Lee Myung Bak in July, but because of massive anti-American protests, their visit was pushed back until now.