Full story - March 08, 2019
Young boys wearing white robes and caps stand behind green flag with Arabic script.
The timing of this anti-kafir push is hardly accidental. Indonesia's conservative Muslim clerics are gaining influence through social media with hard-line messages. Nahdlatul Ulama, or NU, with more than 90 million followers, wants to disseminate the “message of Islam as a source of universal love.”
Full story - March 08, 2019
A large group of people sit on a wooden boat with a man rowing at the head of the boat toward a golden colored city at night.
Aatish Taseer talks with The World's Marco Werman about his experiences with caste in modern-day India and describes one of the most revealing moments from his new book, "The Twice Born: Life and Death on the Ganges."
Full story - March 08, 2019
A woman wearing headphones leans back on a settee staring at the ceiling in an artistic portrait
An alien named Micropixie and her human counterpart, Single Beige Female, use music to understand humanity.
Full episode - March 08, 2019
A crowd of women stand under a shower of confetti. They have gold medals around their necks and are wearing matching shirts reading "world champs."
The US Women's National Soccer team is suing their sport's governing body for equal pay. Also, leading clerics in Indonesia are urging Muslims around the world to refrain from using the Arabic word for "infidel" to refer to non-Muslims. And we meet Micropixie, a San Francisco-based musician whose family has been migrating between continents for three generations, leaving her with a unique perspective on borders and freedom.
Full story - March 07, 2019
A woman wearing a colorful headband holds a bass guitar
Musician Islam Elbeiti is part of the face of the monthslong protests that have become the biggest threat to President Omar al-Bashir since he took over in a coup almost 30 years ago.
Full story - March 07, 2019
On Thursday, the Canadian government apologized for the mistreatment of families like Anawak's in the mid-20th century. 
Full episode - March 07, 2019
Andrej Babis sits next to Trump.
We're following a report that the US government has secretly tracked journalists who covered immigration, as well as immigration activists and lawyers who helped migrants hoping to enter the US. The tracked individuals had their names reportedly put in a government database, and in some cases, they were singled out for extra scrutiny when crossing the US-Mexico border. Also, it's the 30th anniversary of the Velvet Revolution, when a popular nonviolent uprising ended Communist rule in what was then Czechoslovakia. Plus, a young jazz musician from Sudan who's part of the protest movement there.
Full story - March 06, 2019
Shadows of tourists are cast across a papal crest on the floor
Author David Kertzer tells host Marco Werman that historians hope to learn how much the Vatican knew about the persecution and mass murder of European Jews.
Full story - March 06, 2019
Women in green and yellow costumes dance
Haiti's government canceled Carnival after recent unrest, leaving musicians and artists who had spent time and money preparing to perform with bills they have no chance of paying back.
Full story - March 06, 2019
Researchers hoist the orange-colored Hugin autonomous submarine onto the deck of the Nathaniel B. Palmer.
The World's Carolyn Beeler has her latest dispatch from a research trip to Antarctica. Climate change researchers aboard the icebreaker Nathaniel B. Palmer sent a robotic submarine for the first look ever at the seafloor under the massive Thwaites Glacier.