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Israel, UAE, Bahrain to sign historic agreement; US presidential candidates spar over climate; federal court rules against TPS

The United Arab Emirates and Bahrain are set to sign agreements toward normalizing relations with Israel. On Monday, during a visit to fire-ravaged northern California, Trump again spurned scientific consensus about the role played by climate change in the unprecedented infernos scorching the West. And a federal appeals court has ruled that the Trump administration can end Temporary Protected Status (TPS) for around 300,000 immigrants.

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Trump to halt immigration to the US; Oil prices drop to sub-zero territory for the first time; China works to undermine Hong Kong's democracy movement

US President Donald Trump announced he will issue an order severely limiting immigration to the US, citing the novel coronavirus. And in China, the government is using the crisis to undercut Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement. Also, oil prices fell sharply Monday, highlighting plummeting demand and structural problems in the industry. Plus, in the UK, millions of pints of beer could go down the drain. In NYC, bodega workers are serving front line communities.

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Protests that rocked The World in 2019

Gas. Bread. A subway ticket: The soaring cost of everyday necessities sparked protests that spiraled into major movements in countries like France, Zimbabwe, Lebanon, Sudan and Chile. Throughout the world, citizens took to the streets in 2019 to rise up against inequality, corruption and bad governance. 

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Environment

Haiti's unnatural disaster

The slew of tropical storms that tore through the Caribbean have exacted a much higher toll on Haiti than neighboring nations. Dr. Paul Farmer, vice president of Partners in Health, says deforestation and poverty are responsible for much of the suffering.

Environment

Hard-hit Haiti after four major storms

The World's Lisa Mullins speaks with Dr. Paul Farmer, co-founder of Partners in Health, about the floods in Haiti and their aftermath. Doctor Farmer has been providing care to people in central Haiti for more than 20 years.

Environment

Help for Haiti

Correspondent Ruxandra Guidi reports on the state of the humanitarian crisis in Haiti. Four back-to-back storms have pummeled the area since August....leaving hundreds of thousands of victims in need of food, shelter, and water.

Environment

Telecommunications in Haiti aid effort

Haiti has suffered through four devastating storms in the past two months. Hundreds of thousands remain without adequate food, shelter and sanitation. United Nations relief efforts continue and key to the success of those efforts is telecommunications.

Health & Medicine

Making medical records accessible

Medical records are rare or non-existent in many parts of the developing world. Now, a global team of coders and doctors have created a free, downloadable, computer-based medical record system. The World's Clark Boyd reports.