Nearly every 30 seconds, a young Latino in the US turns 18, or voting age. The challenge for candidates in the upcoming 2020 election this fall will be turning Latinos out to vote. The World's Daisy Contreras moderated a discussion with María Teresa Kumar, president and CEO of Voto Latino and Mark Hugo Lopez, director of Hispanic research at the Pew Research Center.
South Korean high school seniors will be the first students to return to the classroom after the coronavirus delayed the start of the academic year. For many, the pandemic didn’t just disrupt their education; it cast their entire futures into uncertainty.
Like nations everywhere, India and Bangladesh are trying to contain outbreaks of the coronavirus. On top of that, they're also preparing for a cyclone of historic proportions.
For Michelle Aguilar Ramirez, a high school junior in Washington state, the pandemic has changed how she views the world around her — including US politics and the November presidential election.
A human rights coalition is calling on the Canadian government to investigate and consider sanctions against Chinese officials.
In a statement to The World, Apple denied accusations that it didn’t help US investigators, who sought to gain access to password-protected devices belonging to a gunman who killed three US sailors and injured eight others in a December 2019 shooting in Pensacola, Florida.
Amid a public health emergency, there is usually a great deal of interest in prevention and preparedness, but over the years, these waves of interest in public health wane. Dr. Howard Koh of Harvard's Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health and the Harvard Kennedy School urges continued investment in public health care systems at every level, from local to federal.
The deal, if passed by Congress, could put the country one step closer to removing the State Sponsors of Terrorism designation, which Sudanese officials see as a key obstacle in emerging from decades of economic isolation.
Saudi Arabia, one of the richest countries in the world, has announced a 15% value-added tax on all goods and services. It is also cutting down some benefits for state employees. Meanwhile, the kingdom has been on a shopping spree with its Public Investment Fund, dropping roughly $7.7 billion on stakes in Facebook, Boeing and Starbucks, among other companies.