Full story - September 23, 2020
People walk near the former street sign for ''Via dell'Amba Aradam''
Willy Monteiro Duarte is being remembered as a hero who was brutally attacked without cause.
Full story - September 23, 2020
Izcan Ordaz, center, has been spending more time with his parents Simon Ordaz, left, and Xochitl Ortiz during the pandemic.
Izcan Ordaz, an 18-year-old college freshman, expected to move to campus at the University of Texas at Austin last month. Instead, he's taking classes virtually from home — and learning a lot more about his parents' upbringing.
Full episode - September 23, 2020
Three women wearing headscarves stand together and the one in the middle, wearing glasses, smiles.
After nearly 20 years of violence and war, representatives from the Afghan government are meeting with Taliban officials, including two women who are sitting across the table from the Taliban. And, it's getting colder in Boston and other parts of the northern hemisphere. That means more time indoors. What are the additional steps people can take to prevent transmission of the coronavirus inside? Plus, has President Donald Trump's popularity with Europe's far-right made an impact on the populist movement there? And, China has just announced an aggressive new climate target: carbon neutrality within 40 years. 
Full story - September 23, 2020
Delegates attend talks between the Afghan government and Taliban insurgents in Doha, Qatar, Sept. 12, 2020.
For the first time in two decades, members of the Afghan negotiating team are officially meeting with the Taliban to work out a peace agreement. There are only four women on the team, and they say they carry a heavy responsibility on behalf of women in their country.
Full story - September 23, 2020
A 1795 logbook from the slave ship called the Mary is on display at Georgetown University Library.
The logbook, recently discovered in a California closet, now has a new home at Georgetown University where it is being preserved by scholars and digitized.
Full story - September 23, 2020
In this file photo, Russian opposition leader Vladimir Kara-Murza, vice chairman of Open Russia, testifies before the Senate Appropriations subcommittee on State, Foreign Operations and Related Programs about "Civil Society Perspectives on Russia" on Capi
Banishing enemies, fraudulent polls and politically motivated poisonings are all too familiar for Vladimir Kara-Murza, vice president of the Free Russia Foundation, who spoke to The World's host Marco Werman.
Full story - September 23, 2020
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen talks to the press after the college of EU commissioners in Brussels, Belgium, Sept. 23, 2020.
The European Union is calling for a comprehensive system to manage migration across its 27 member states, Chinese President Xi Jinping announced a bold new Paris climate accord target for net-zero carbon emissions by 2060, and Belarusian President Alexander Lukashenko was inaugurated again Wednesday.
Full story - September 22, 2020
In this image made from UNTV video, US President Donald Trump speaks in a pre-recorded message which was played during the 75th session of the United Nations General Assembly, Sept. 22, 2020, at the United Nations headquarters in New York.
Michael Green, a former National Security Council adviser, says the lack of dialogue between the US and China "could get us in big trouble."
Full episode - September 22, 2020
US President Donald Trump, shown on a large video screen against a gold leaf wall and the United Nations symbol.
The UN General Assembly is holding its 75th meeting this week in New York — mostly virtually. US President Donald Trump used his address on Wednesday to blame China for the spread of the coronavirus while defending his own response to the pandemic. And the 2020 presidential election will dictate whether the US remains out of the Paris climate agreement for another four years, or reenters it this coming winter. Plus, Puerto Rican singer Bad Bunny performed live in New York City on Sunday night, standing on top of a flatbed truck while rolling through city streets.
Full story - September 22, 2020
A boy sits in a living room at a desk and watches a TV with a lesson airing on it.
For students who normally live in Shanghai, China, going back to school with remote learning from half a world away in the United States has its downs — and a few ups. 

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