The World's host Marco Werman spoke to Lynn Rusten, vice president of global nuclear policy at the Nuclear Threat Initiative, about the New START treaty's extension and the urgency of follow-up agreements.
US President Joe Biden and Russian President Vladimir Putin held their first conversation as counterparts on Tuesday. And, Sanofi announced plans help manufacture more than 100 million doses of the coronavirus vaccine developed by Pfizer-BioNTech. Also, Linda Thomas-Greenfield, President Joe Biden's nominee to US ambassador to the United Nations, faces lawmakers for her Senate confirmation hearing on Capitol Hill .
Jacob Cuenca, 19, voted for Democrat Joe Biden in his first presidential election after being let down by Donald Trump.
Across most of Europe, ski resorts are shut down due to COVID-19. Ski lifts in Austria remain open, but only those fortunate enough to live within a day’s drive can enjoy the slopes.
Sikh American artist and activist Vishavjit Singh has been following the protests closely from New York.
Poor and isolated in the best of times, North Korea is now even more cut off from the world.
In a symbolic demonstration, thousands of farmers took to the streets of India’s capital on Tuesday breaking through police barricades with several storming the historic Red Fort in New Delhi. And, officials from the EU have warned that the bloc could begin restricting exports of coronavirus vaccines. Also, scientists from Pfizer-BioNTech and Moderna said that they believe their coronavirus vaccines are still effective.
Some lawmakers want to make it easier to investigate and charge someone for domestic terrorism. But civil rights groups say they shouldn’t.