Full episode - December 02, 2020
FRONTLINE's I'm Not A Monster podcast
How did an American family end up in the heart of the ISIS caliphate? From our partners at GBH and FRONTLINE and as a special podcast in The World's feed, journalist Josh Baker unravels a dangerous story where nothing is as it seems.
Full story - December 02, 2020
 Baek Jae-wook is a teenager with an autistic spectrum disorder and earned barista certifications from the Jayeondo Cafe in Incheon.
During the coronavirus pandemic, people with disabilities who live in long-term care facilities have become one of the most vulnerable populations worldwide. 
Full story - December 02, 2020
Environmental activists hold a banner that reads: "Because watching is not an option [anymore]," as they protest outside of a court during a hearing in a case environmentalist and human rights groups have brought against Royal Dutch Shell to force the ene
Environmental groups try fresh legal tactics with a new lawsuit against Royal Dutch Shell in the Netherlands, and also the first-ever climate-related case at the European Court of Human Rights.
Full story - December 02, 2020
A truck leaves Pfizer Manufacturing in Puurs, Belgium, Dec. 2, 2020.
The UK has approved Pfizer’s COVID-19 vaccine, with the first shots expected to roll out next week. During a virtual meeting Tuesday of NATO foreign ministers, outgoing US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo harshly criticized Turkey. And, US President-elect Joe Biden told The New York Times that he would not quickly scrap the phase one trade agreement reached by outgoing President Donald Trump with China.
Full story - December 01, 2020
Georgia Democratic candidate for US Senate Jon Ossoff waits for a supporter to arrive during a drive-through yard sign pick-up event on Nov. 18, 2020, in Marietta, Georgia.
Grassroots organizations are out mobilizing every vote they can muster for the state of Georgia's Jan. 5 runoff election, including a crucial campaign targeting Latino voters.
Full episode - December 01, 2020
Four people are shown on holding ropes on each corner of a brown wooden coffin in a row with several dug out graves awaiting future burials.
The pandemic has hit Mexico hard. The country ranks fourth — behind the US, Brazil and India — in confirmed deaths from COVID-19. And, one theory about the origins of the coronavirus is that it was transmitted from bats to another animal and then to people. The missing link could be the pangolin, which could be a "time bomb" for the next pandemic. Also, there’s relief among fans of the megafamous South Korean boy band BTS. The seven lads in the group could soon be allowed to postpone their mandatory military service and keep on cranking out hits.
Full story - December 01, 2020
A scaly pangolin with small, brown eyes and a pointy nose forages for food near some greenery.
For years, the plight of the pangolin has been a niche concern, mostly worrying conservationists. But the COVID-19 pandemic has pulled pangolins into the spotlight.
Full story - December 01, 2020
President-elect Joe Biden's Homeland Security Secretary nominee Alejandro Mayorkas speaks at The Queen theater, Nov. 24, 2020, in Wilmington, Delaware.
If confirmed, Alejandro Mayorkas would be the first immigrant and the first Latino to serve as DHS secretary. 
Full story - December 01, 2020
Dressed in protective gear to curb the spread of the new coronavirus, a medical worker massages a patient, at a military hospital set up to take care of COVID-19 patients.
Deaths among medical professionals in the country have reached an average of nearly eight per day.
Full story - December 01, 2020
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison at a ceremony ahead of a meeting in Tokyo, Japan, Nov. 17, 2020.
The tit-for-tat between China and Australia continues to worsen, as the two countries accuse each other of grievous offenses. Climate activists have taken Royal Dutch Shell to court in The Hague. And, deforestation in the Brazilian Amazon has reached a 12-year high, according to the country’s National Institute for Space Research.

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