The World has given some thought to the musical trends that have stood out over the past decade. From K-pop to viral videos to a resurgence in vinyl, host Marco Werman highlights some of these trends, and more.
In the wake of the college admissions scandal and ongoing drama around affirmative action policies at elite colleges, what is it like to be a high school student, a Latina, and a first-generation college applicant?
"Alma and How She Got Her Name" explores themes of immigration and identity. Author Juana Martinez-Neal explains the story behind the book and talks about what inspired her.
The instances of corruption coming to light in Ukraine these days aren’t necessarily warning signs of a country moving backward. They’re signs of progress.
With cemeteries filling up and the rising cost of traditional burials, cremation is a preferred option for a growing number of Greek citizens, but the church considers cremation a sin.
Michèle Flournoy was the undersecretary of defense for policy under Barack Obama and now runs a strategic consulting firm, WestExec Advisors, in Washington, DC. She spoke to The World's host Marco Werman about the conflicts in Syria and Afghanistan.
The number of far-right extremists in Germany is up by a third in 2019. “Everyday there are police reports about swastikas and Hitler salutes; it has become a part of everyday life," said Max Aschenbach, who proposed the "Nazi emergency" motion in Dresden.
Russian and Syrian forces have intensified aerial attacks on villages in southern Idlib, a province in northwest Syria. One local English teacher shares his experience of the attacks with The World.