Full story - November 11, 2019
Ramlo Ali Noor, whose immediate family is affected by the Trump administration's cap on refugee numbers, poses at her apartment with her daughter Sumayo in Columbus, Ohio, on Sept. 27, 2019.
Under the terms of an executive order, refugees may not be able to keep arriving without affirmative consent from cities and states.
Full episode - November 11, 2019
Several protesters are seen crouching behind boards and wearing all black with another protester wearing a gas mask and holding an umbrella.
A pro-democracy movement in Hong Kong finds itself at a crossroads after a police officer shot a demonstrator at close range and a pro-Beijing supporter was doused in flammable liquid and set on fire. The US Supreme Court will hear oral arguments Tuesday in a case about Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. The case is viewed as one of the most critical on the court's docket. And, a reboot of the acclaimed show "Blue's Clues & You" premiers Monday. We speak with the new host Joshua Dela Cruz about what this role means for him as a Filipino American.
Full story - November 08, 2019
A man raises his hand while walking through a crowd.
Russ Mantle has achieved a milestone by riding 1 million miles in 68 years.
Full episode - November 08, 2019
Representative Eric Swalwell is shown wearing a blue suit and exiting a room with red signs saying "Restricted Area."
The House impeachment inquiry released two more transcripts of testimonies Friday. We look into what we learned from the transcript of Fiona Hill, President Donald Trump's top adviser on Russia until she stepped down in August and from Lt. Col. Alexander Vindman, director of European affairs on the National Security Council. Also, Saturday is the 30th anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall. We hear from Germans remembering what they felt like when they heard the Wall had come down. And, Cuban pianist Roberto Fonseca has a new album out called "Yesun" — a word he made up to reflect his spiritual nature.
Full story - November 08, 2019
A large group of people are shown climbing on the Berlin Wall on the night it was opened.
The fall of the Berlin Wall in 1989 was a historic moment for East Germans, with a "before" and "after" that resonates 30 years later. The World’s Carol Hills asked three former East Germans to recall how it all went down.
Full story - November 08, 2019
People stand in voting booth casting ballots
Security experts say election infrastructure in the US could be vulnerable to the types of hacking operations that took place in the lead-up to the 2016 election.
Full story - November 07, 2019
Muslim American candidates across the country are celebrating wins in races for city councils, school boards and state legislatures — a few in traditionally Republican areas. But the candidates often pay a price.
Full story - November 07, 2019
A protester uses a flagpole to strike the head of a statue that lays in the street
Indigenous protesters in Chile took down statues of Spanish colonizers and other heroes during demonstrations last week. Local media called the destruction acts of vandalism, but the Mapuche, the largest Indigenous group in Chile, are demanding more political autonomy and representation.
Full story - November 07, 2019
Demonstrators and tuk-tuk drivers are seen on a bridge during ongoing anti-government protests, in Baghdad, Iraq, on Nov. 4, 2019.
Since October, hundreds of young protesters have taken to the streets in Baghdad, as well as a few other cities in Iraq. They are asking for an overhaul of the government and accusing ruling elites of corruption and being out of touch with the public.
Full episode - November 07, 2019
A close-up photo of an iPhone launching the blue Twitter app.
The US Justice Department has charged two former Twitter employees with spying on behalf of Saudi Arabia. According to an unsealed criminal complaint, two former Twitter employees allegedly accessed the data of dissidents criticizing the Saudi government. And, a Somali American who became the youngest person ever to be elected to the Lewiston City Council in Maine endured hate attacks from online trolls around the US during her campaign. Plus, what 415 hours of home movies reveal about life in East Germany before the Berlin Wall came down.