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German researchers work toward 'immunity passports'; Families in limbo as refugee resettlement is suspended due to COVID-19

As confirmed cases of the novel coronavirus pass 800,000, German researchers are working to track who is immune to the virus and how that could get some people back to work. Also, refugee resettlement has been suspended due to the pandemic, leaving many in limbo. And, are international calls to lay down arms being heard? Coachella and Glastonbury are canceled, but one arts festival is embracing the opportunity to connect across the globe — via the internet.

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Gunman opens fire in Germany; Trump names new Director of National Intelligence; and domestic workers trapped in Lebanon

At least nine people are dead in Hanau, Germany, after a gunman opened fire Wednesday night. Also, US President Donald Trump named Richard Grenell, current US ambassador to Germany, as the head of the nation's spy agencies. And as the economy teeters in Lebanon, many foreign domestic workers are literally trapped in the country without wages or passports.

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Spaniards seek jobs in Germany

Germany needs skilled workers to keep its economy humming, but it doesn't have enough of its own. So it's looking south, to Spain, where unemployment remains high. As The World's Gerry Hadden reports, young Spaniards are now thinking about moving.

Arts, Culture & Media

Reagan remembered in Berlin

Ronald Reagan is remembered around the world for urging Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev to tear down the Berlin wall. Berlin today doesn't even have a Ronald Reagan street. But some in the German capital would like to change that, as Susan Stone reports

Arts, Culture & Media

Art heist

Faith talks to Thomas Hoving, former director of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, about the spate of million-dollar art heists that took place in Zurich recently.

Environment

Unpopular opinion

Fair Game's Matt Pack offers an unpopular opinion on former German zoo sensation "Knut" the polar bear.

Environment

Unpopular opinion

Fair Game's Matt Pack offers an unpopular opinion on former German zoo sensation "Knut" the polar bear.