Calls for social justice and police reform have gained momentum as unrest continues across around the world in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. These calls are intersecting with the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our regular series discussing the coronavirus crisis, The World's health reporter Elana Gordon moderated a live conversation with David Harris, managing director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School.

Full story - June 19, 2020
People with signs and raising fists
Almost 30 years after moving to Ghana, Mona Boyd celebrates Juneteenth. This year, Boyd is reflecting on the meaning of Juneteenth in the context of the latest swell of activism against racism in the United States.
Full story - June 19, 2020
Then-National Security Adviser John Bolton listens as US President Donald Trump holds a Cabinet meeting at the White House in Washington, DC, on April 9, 2018.
Nicholas Burns, a former career foreign service officer, worked with former Trump White House national security adviser John Bolton. Burns spoke to The World’s host Marco Werman about the most disturbing allegations in Bolton's book, which comes out Tuesday.
Full episode - June 19, 2020
A large group of people are shown holding up signs with three people holding posters of George Floyd.
Calls for social justice and police reform have gained momentum as unrest continues across around the world in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. These calls are intersecting with the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our regular series discussing the coronavirus crisis, The World's health reporter Elana Gordon moderated a live conversation with David Harris, managing director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School.
Full story - June 19, 2020
A woman walks past a poster depicting Syria's President Bashar al-Assad in Damascus, Syria, March 5, 2020.
The aim is to prompt the Syrian president to negotiate an end to the war that has lasted almost a decade.
Full episode - June 19, 2020
People stand on a train platform
From The World and PRX, this is The Number in the News. Today’s number: 80. The UN World Tourism Organization estimates that international tourism could decline by 80% this year due to the pandemic. Governments are trying to mitigate that by forming “travel bubbles” with neighboring regions. These allow for travel across borders for non-essential trips without quarantining upon arrival. But many countries, including the US, are being excluded as coronavirus cases within their borders continue to climb.
Full story - June 19, 2020
The Lincoln Memorial is shown with a colorful sunrise in the distance.
Juneteenth has taken new significance this year amid protests against systemic racism and police brutality in the US that sparked a global movement. And, China said Friday it has charged two detained Canadians for suspected espionage. Also, Australia suggested today that China was the chief suspect in a number of cyberattacks on the Australian government.
Full story - June 18, 2020
Two men are shown wearing protective medical gear and carrying various supplies while walking outside of Holtel Filtro.
The guests at Hotel Flamingo in Ciudad Juárez aren't tourists on vacation — they're people who tried to cross into the US but, for a variety of reasons, have been sent back to this border city and need a safe place to stay.
Full story - June 18, 2020
Michelle Aguilar Ramirez stands for a portrait on Monday, May 18, 2020, in South Seattle, Wash.
And as the pandemic hit this spring, Michelle Aguilar Ramirez, a young Latina in South Seattle, lost her interest in politics. But the Black Lives Matter protests have reignited her commitment. 
Full episode - June 18, 2020
Several people are shown holding a large banner that says, 'Here To Stay" painted on it.
In a much-anticipated decision issued Thursday morning, the US Supreme Court ruled against the Trump administration's attempt to cancel Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals, or DACA. And, a new study shows how an anti-poverty program has an unexpected benefit when it comes to saving Indonesian forests. Also, farmers in China turned to livestreaming to sell off their produce during the coronavirus lockdown. It turns out the technique worked so well that some farmers are planning to continue with the online trend.
Full story - June 18, 2020
A woman with short hair wearing a face mask and grey suit and waves to cameras
Out on bail after facing charges of cyber libel, veteran Filipina journalist Maria Ressa tells The World's Marco Werman that working in journalism in the Philippines is "tougher than a war zone" and that this moment is "a battle for the truth."

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