Full episode - June 06, 2019
More than a dozen parachutes are shown in the sky with two people dressed in WWII military uniforms in the nearground.
On this 75th anniversary of D-Day, we hear from one American veteran who tells us his story of returning to Normandy for what he expects to be his last visit. And, how the controversial legacy of Hugo Chávez splits one family, just as it divides the whole of Venezuela. Plus, how gaming and student procrastination in the 1980s took on a new purpose with the advent of Tetris— arguably one of the Soviet Union's greatest exports — on the game's 35th birthday.
Full story - June 06, 2019
Children hold up signs protesting climate change.
As the climate crisis escalates, researchers are looking into how mental health is being impacted by scientists' gloomy predictions of scientists.
Full story - June 05, 2019
Two women hold their arms in a bicep flex pose. One is wearing a pink cardboard costume in the shape of the women's gender sign.
Russia's feminists are fighting to be heard in a country where most think there are bigger problems than gender inequality.
Full episode - June 05, 2019
Mexico's President Andrés Manuel López Obrador is shown with his right hand raised in the air and a red and white background.
President Trump's threat of tariffs on Mexican goods is already impacting cross-border trade in the cattle industry. And, what is Mexico doing to control the migrant flows north. Plus, a new case of panda diplomacy as China prepares a state visit to Moscow.
Full story - June 05, 2019
A man speaks in front of a crowd of journalists with microphones.
Australian police conducted a raid on the Australian Broadcasting Corporation, ABC, and has caused worry on the state of global press freedom. A new Freedom House report titled "Downward Spiral" goes into detail on the erosion of press freedoms.
Full story - June 04, 2019
A young man shows his college shirt
In early 2018, Omar Helalat was a student at SUNY Albany about to graduate and start an internship in New York City. Today, Helalat has been in Immigration and Customs Enforcement detention for over a year. It's all because of a strange quirk in US immigration law related to Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals recipients.
Full story - June 04, 2019
People walk through Red Square in Moscow. St. Basil's Cathedral is in the distance.
Not everything revolves around politics for young Russians — life is more than being pro- or anti-Putin for the vast majority — but for some, politics dominates their lives and what they hope is their future.
Full story - June 04, 2019
young men stand near burning tire in Sudan
Monday raids against a Sudanese protest camp marked the worst outbreak of violence in the country since the army ousted President Omar al-Bashir in April. Reporter Jason Patinkin speaks with The World about the impact on the Sudanese capital.
Full episode - June 04, 2019
US President Donald Trump is shown wearing a dark blue suit and Britain's Prime Minister Theresa May is shown wearing a light blue suit as they are walking.
It's day two of President Donald Trump's trip to the UK. Today we explore what his visit mean for Brexit. Plus, who are the young Russians that are diving into politics and political activism, both in support of Putin and against him? And, we mark the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on pro-democracy student protesters in China.
Full story - June 04, 2019
Women's soccer team posing for group shot in red uniforms.
On Tuesday, June 11, when the Chilean women’s national team takes the field in France, it will be a dream most of the players never thought possible.