Full story - July 22, 2020
Adam Schiff walks to a briefing.
House Intelligence Committee chair Rep. Adam Schiff, along with other Democratic lawmakers, wrote a letter this week demanding a prompt FBI briefing on a "foreign interference campaign" targeting the 2020 election.
Full story - July 22, 2020
Blue and white flag flutters in the air against the sky
In a country of 5.5 million, Finland has had just over 320 deaths from the coronavirus. So far, they’ve succeeded in containing the disease. And they’re not making a big deal about it. By some measures, this might be quintessential sisu. 
Full story - July 22, 2020
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro is seen during a ceremony to lower the Brazilian National flag down for the night, at the Alvorada Palace, amid the coronavirus outbreak in Brasília, Brazil, July 20, 2020.
The Brazilian president has used his illness as a platform to sell both his cynicism about the coronavirus and social restrictions, and his praise for chloroquine and hydroxychloroquine.
Full story - July 22, 2020
Divers under the sea
A ship called the Mary Celestia sank in 1864 off the coast of Bermuda. About 150 years later, divers visiting the shipwreck uncovered a perfectly preserved bottle of perfume. Perfumer Isabelle Ramsay-Brackstone worked to re-create the 150-year-old scent.
Full story - July 22, 2020
A car and an SUV are shown in blurred motion passing by the China Consulate General in Houston.
The United States has ordered China to close its consulate in Houston. And, the self-confessed middleman in the 2017 murder of Maltese journalist Daphne Caruana Galizia is in critical condition with knife wounds today, hours before he was due to give evidence in the case. Also, US President Donald Trump has signed a memorandum that would prevent undocumented immigrants in the US from being counted when US congressional voting districts are next redrawn.
Full story - July 21, 2020
Jacob Cuenca, 18, a registered Republican, poses outside his home in Homestead, Florida, on May 21, 2020.
The coronavirus pandemic turned Jacob Cuenca’s life upside down just before he graduated high school. It's also changed his politics. The Latino teen, who registered as a Republican in March, has switched from a reluctant supporter of President Donald Trump to hesitant supporter of presumptive Democratic nominee Joe Biden.
Full episode - July 21, 2020
The dark lens of a security camera is shown with a Russian Federation flag in soft focus in the background.
Britain's government failed to determine and "actively avoided" looking into whether Russia meddled in the country’s recent elections, according to a much-anticipated intelligence report. And, after a long legal battle, the Thai Supreme Court has acquitted British human rights activist Andy Hall of defamation charges. And life under lockdown is stressful — perhaps a good, long scream would help? People in Iceland think it's worth a shot.
Full story - July 21, 2020
A nurse talks with police.
Officials say the arrests stem from so-called violations of coronavirus-related sanitation and safety measures. But critics say these arrests specifically target opposition voices. Dr. Norman Matara, with the Zimbabwe Association of Doctors for Human Rights in Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe, spoke with The World's Carol Hills.
Full episode - July 21, 2020
The Sydney Opera House is shown at night lit up with photographs from the FIFA Women's World Cup.
From The World and PRX, this is The Number in the News. Today’s number: 2. The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup has big shoes to fill. The 2019 competition drew a record-setting 1.1 billion viewers around the world, and the players made major waves calling for pay equity in the sport. With the recent announcement that two countries — Australia and New Zealand — will co-host the 2023 tournament, players are confident the next World Cup will be just as momentous.
Full story - July 21, 2020
A man stands in front of the Skogafoss waterfall in Skogar, Iceland, March 8, 2020.
A new stress-relieving campaign, rooted in primal therapy, asks people across the globe to record their screams and submit them online to be played in wide-open spaces in Iceland.

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