Full story - October 13, 2020
Veronica Gomez, who was traveling with her partner and her son, receives backpacks from a humanitarian worker on Oct 1. The backpacks included energy bars, toiletries and ski masks, for the cold weather.
As neighboring countries reopen their economies, thousands of Venezuelan migrants are leaving the country again to look for work. But the pandemic is making their route through South America tougher. 
Full story - October 13, 2020
A no-trespassing sign is used to keep social-distance guidelines at a vegetable shop in Madrid, Spain.
The International Monetary Fund said the global economy is beginning to emerge from the most severe downturn since the Great Depression, Belarus security forces have been given the green light to apply lethal force against pro-democracy protesters, and the US is proceeding with three sales of sophisticated weaponry to Taiwan.
Full story - October 12, 2020
The harbor of Nuuk, Greenland's capital.
As part of its global Belt and Road Initiative, China is investing in the Arctic — setting up research stations, investing in mining and energy, and working with Russia to create a new sea route through the Arctic Ocean. It's also stoked concerns from the US.
Full episode - October 12, 2020
A large stone pedestal is shown with the statue of Christopher Columbus removed and a person in the near ground looking on in soft focus.
Mexico City’s government removed a statue of Christopher Columbus from the city’s Paseo de la Reforma in the early hours of Saturday ahead of a planned annual protest. And, the United Kingdom is just one of a series of countries in Europe to impose new localized restrictions to prevent the spread of the coronavirus. Plus, tennis star Rafael Nadal again made history on Sunday winning his 13th French Open and 20th career Grand Slam.
Full story - October 12, 2020
A man is shown wearing a face mask and winter hat as a train passed by in blurred motion.
Health authorities in Europe and around the world are bracing for new surges of the coronavirus. As fall temperatures drop and more of us stay inside longer, where do we stand on testing, diagnostics and a vaccine amid a growing sense of pandemic fatigue? As part of our regular series of conversations, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Harvard University epidemiologist William Hanage.
Full story - October 12, 2020
Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden speaks at an outdoor "Black Economic Summit" while campaigning for president in Charlotte, North Carolina, Sept. 23, 2020.
An increasing share of the US Black population is foreign-born — and they tend to lean more conservative. 
Full story - October 12, 2020
A crowd of people are shown walking across the London Bridge, many wearing face masks.
Health authorities in Europe are bracing for new surges of the coronavirus, this time with concerns over “pandemic fatigue” as a growing number of regions return to lockdown restrictions. And, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un unveiled several new weapons including a large intercontinental ballistic missile carried on an 11-axle vehicle; Also Armenia and Azerbaijan were again accusing each other of attacks over the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region despite a ceasefire deal.
Full episode - October 09, 2020
In this Jan. 24, 2017 file photo, children wait for transportation after receiving food donated by the World Food Program, in Kabul, Afghanistan.
The World Food Program, the United Nations' food-assistance branch, was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize on Friday for its work addressing hunger, particularly during the coronavirus pandemic, and for creating a foundation for peace in nations ravaged by war. We take a look at past winners of the prize, too. And, hundreds of coronavirus vaccines are in the works worldwide. But if and when an effective vaccine becomes available, will people take it? And, scientists are tracking turtle egg poachers with GPS and decoys — it's James Bond meets wildlife conservation.
Full story - October 09, 2020
Democratic US presidential nominee and former Vice President Joe Biden answers questions from reporters after a speech about the effects on the economy of the Trump administration's response to the coronavirus during an appearance in Wilmington, Del., Sep
With the United States facing the highest death toll in the world, next month’s election is a referendum on which candidate voters believe will decisively defeat COVID-19.
Full story - October 09, 2020
The Supreme Court of Canada is seen in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada, Nov. 4, 2019.
Canada’s Sinixt tribe is officially extinct. But one man aims to regain recognition for his tribe. His case could set a precedent for reconciliation and tribal sovereignty throughout the nation. 

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