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.
For many Indian Americans, Harris symbolizes the inherent multiculturalism that defines their lives in the US.
Kenneth Prewitt, who oversaw the nationwide tally in 2000, says that counting 56 million households amid a pandemic, along with a hurried census deadline, may "result in an unprecedented undercount."
Mass protests in Belarus have been met by violent crackdowns after the recent election. Veronika Tsepkalo, who helped create one of the largest expressions of dissent Belarus has seen in years, joined The World's host Marco Werman from Moscow to talk about the latest events.
Israel and the United Arab Emirates look set to establish full normalization of relations. And, despite weeks of heavy rains and flooding that destroyed thousands of homes and buildings and even threatened a nuclear reactor, North Korea has rejected aid from the international community. Also, Spain has decided to shut nightclubs and ban outdoor smoking in an attempt to tamp down a resurgence of cases of the coronavirus in Western Europe.
The court battle, known as Climate Case Ireland, is one of many cases around the world of climate activists bringing their own country’s governments to court for insufficient action on climate change.
The video chat app allows a sighted volunteer to help out with reading thermostats, matching outfits or troubleshooting technology.