Bianca Hillier is a reporter and producer for The World. She also is the producer and host of The World's daily smart speaker show called "The Number in the News," which is available on Amazon and Google devices. Before coming to The World, Bianca worked in television at CBS News and NBC News in New York City.
In a movement called #ActOut, actors are advocating for LGBTQ representation on-screen and behind-the-scenes in Germany’s media productions.
“Foodie TikTok,” as it’s called, has rallied around a West African dish called fufu — a soft, spongy, stretchy dough that's one of the most common foods in the region.
The group makes headlines for their catchy tracks and their appearance — which often sparks discussion about identity.
When a hockey coach in Newfoundland, Canada, heard a Syrian refugee boy named Yamen Bai wanted to play hockey, he put out a call for donations. A year later, Yamen is keeping up with his teammates and scoring goals.
Newly elected Rep. Mondaire Jones of New York was in the Capitol on Wednesday when pro-Trump extremists breached the building. "We need to remove this president. He's shown himself to be a danger even in the final weeks of his presidency," Jones said.
Arts, Culture & Media
This year, Jane Austen fans are drawing parallels between the novelist's 18th-century life of limited freedoms and the pandemic of 2020.
Franco Belgian cellist Camille Thomas is performing solo at some of Paris' most striking art venues during France's second COVID-19 lockdown.
For the most part, the mistakes are unintentional. They're largely the result of automated translation by products such as Google Translate.
During the pandemic, LGBTQ bars in London received extra help from the government. In the US, queer women are rallying to save and celebrate the last remaining 15 lesbian bars. In other parts of the world, like Turkey, government funding for LGBTQ venues is not a possibility.
In September, more than 160 advocacy organizations wrote a letter to the International Olympic Committee asking for the Games to be moved out of China.