Full story - October 01, 2021
A women is shown in the nearground carrying large sacks over her back and walking with a man in the distance carrying a large blue crate.
Top of The World: Global pressure and criticism have been growing on the Ethiopian government over its blockade of the country’s northern Tigray region, which has reduced aid deliveries to 10% of what is needed. And, North Korea has launched its fourth weapon in recent weeks, test-firing a new anti-aircraft missile. Also, Australia plans to gradually reopen all its borders by November, after 18 months of COVID-19 travel restrictions.
Full story - September 30, 2021
A still from "I Am Samuel" scene at sunset on a farm in Kenya.
"I Am Samuel" documents a true story about love, family and acceptance, made by Kenyan filmmaker and journalist Peter Murimi. He joined us from London to discuss his government's ban on his film and how he plans to appeal it.
Full story - September 30, 2021
Residents Ken Fishman, 81, left, and Esther Wallach, 82, right, hold hands as they wait in line for the Pfizer-BioNTech COVID-19 vaccine at the The Palace assisted living facility in Coral Gables, Florida
Dr. James Kirkland, director of the Robert and Arlene Kogod Center on Aging at the Mayo Clinic, discussed with The World's Marco Werman ways to improve one's health and lifestyle to increase the possibility of living a longer life.
Full episode - September 30, 2021
An Afghan woman weeps as she holds a poster during a rally outside the building that houses UNHCR representative office in Jakarta, Indonesia, Tuesday, Aug. 24, 2021.
Members of the Hazara ethnic group in Afghanistan have faced discrimination and violent attacks for a long time. Under the new reality of Taliban rule, things appear to be getting worse. And, for the first time, on Sept. 30, Canada will recognize a National Day of Truth and Reconciliation to honor the thousands of students who died at residential schools for Indigenous children between 1883 and 1996. Also, French wine growers will have a tough harvest this fall and a late frost destroyed much of their crops this past spring. But some are trying to adapt to climate change by trying to make their grapes more resistant to heat and drought. 
Full story - September 30, 2021
Afghan men pray near the grave of their relatives killed in bombings near Syed Al-Shahada School last month at a cemetery on the outskirts of Kabul, Afghanistan, June 2, 2021.
Members of the Hazara ethnic group in Afghanistan have faced discrimination and violent attacks for a long time. Under the new reality of Taliban rule, things appear to be getting worse.
Full story - September 30, 2021
Kunsthalle Osnabrück co-director Anna Jehle sits near colorful stained-glass windows inside a church.
American visual artist and filmmaker Alison O’Daniel, who is Hard of Hearing, said her latest exhibition is the best representation of how she hears.
Full story - September 30, 2021
The Ducourt family vineyard in France. 
The country anticipates a nearly 30% overall loss in output compared to 2020. The culprit: a severe late frost, followed by heavy rains which fueled mildew. These extreme weather conditions were made more likely by climate change, experts say. 
Full story - September 30, 2021
A white ambulance is shown from the front with several people wearing military fatigues and carrying weapons standing nearby.
Top of The World: Ecuador's president, Guillermo Lasso, declared a state of emergency for the country’s prison system. And, Israeli Foreign Minister Yair Lapid traveled to Bahrain on Thursday to meet with his counterpart and inaugurate Israel's embassy in the capital Manama. Also, former French president, Nicolas Sarkozy, has been convicted for illegal campaign financing.
Full story - September 29, 2021
An immigrant family joins members of Coalition for Humane Immigrant Rights of Los Angeles, CHIRLA, on a vehicle caravan rally to support the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals Program (DACA), around MacArthur Park in Los Angeles, June 18, 2020.
This past week, the Biden administration filed a DACA rule in the Federal Register. This step allows the public to submit comments about the program during a 60-day period, followed by a vetting process before it becomes a federal regulation. Advocates hope to see the rule expanded.
Full story - September 29, 2021
At El Color de Mis Reves, or The Color of My Dreams, most of the land is covered by cloud forests. The owner wants the forest to regrow to give the wildlife more space.
Deforestation increased in Colombia last year. But some farmers are finding ways to benefit from preserving the forests.

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