Full story - March 13, 2019
Destroyed buildings, cars, and people and are seen from across the street in Aleppo's old town.
Adbulkafi Alhamdo fled Aleppo and is now living in Idlib with his two young daughters. Even though the cost was higher than he thought it would be, he doesn't regret standing up for freedom, he says.
Full episode - March 13, 2019
a man in a pink shirt leans against a building reduced to rubble
President Donald Trump this afternoon ordered the grounding of Boeing 737 Max 8 aircraft, reversing an earlier decision by US regulators to allow the planes to keep flying. Also, eight years after the start of the conflict in Syria, the war continues to take a heavy toll on the Syrian people. Host Marco Werman speaks with a former English teacher from Aleppo who took part in some of the earliest anti-government protests in the city. Plus, The World's Carolyn Beeler checks in from Antarctica. Beeler is traveling with scientists who are studying the effects of climate change on the ice shelves in the southern continent.
Full story - March 12, 2019
The coat of arms of Russia is reflected in a laptop screen in this picture illustration
Lyudmila Savchuk went undercover at a Russian troll farm in St. Petersburg in 2014. Since she wrote her investigative piece, she's made it her mission to speak out against Kremlin-connected troll farms. But she's no longer convinced that she's winning the battle.
Full story - March 12, 2019
A collage of five screen grabs of The World's website since 1998.
On this anniversary of the invention of the internet, we took a look back at all the changes to the design of our homepage.
Full story - March 12, 2019
a child's face is covered while holding a sign
Eula Biss used to be a "vaccine hesitant," but after researching anti-vaccination in the US and other parts of the world for her book, she changed her mind.
Full story - March 12, 2019
Ugandan rapper Tshila
The 1998 album "The Miseducation of Lauryn Hill" helped change Sarah Tshila's direction in life. This Ugandan-born college graduate with a degree in computer science decided to become a musician.
Full episode - March 12, 2019
a vial of measles, mumps and rubella vaccine and an information sheet
Tuesday was a big day for Brexit. Lawmakers once again rejected Prime Minister Theresa May's deal to quit the European Union, 17 days before the planned departure date. Also, an outbreak of measles is happening in the Philippines. We hear reasons behind public skepticism of vaccines in different parts of the globe. And, the World Wide Web turns 30!
Full story - March 11, 2019
Women at the Corniche in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia.
Women from Saudi Arabia and other Gulf countries are increasingly risking their lives to flee. Some plan their escapes for years, and even with so much planning, there are times when things go wrong.
Full episode - March 11, 2019
cloaked family members grieve over the deaths of those pictured behind them
In the aftermath of the crash of Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302, we look at the role Ethiopian Airlines has in the country and the region. Plus, we remember some of the passengers who died on Ethiopian Airlines Flight 302. Also, Tibet marks 60 years since a rebellion tried and failed to overthrow Chinese rule. And, a woman joins the ranks of Acapulco's famous cliff divers.
Full story - March 09, 2019
A woman stands at a podium. Behind her is a sign that says "Tibet will be free."
It's been 60 years since the Tibetan uprising in Lhasa prompted the Dalai Lama to flee his palace.