In Washington State, students' efforts to get their university to provide religious accommodations becomes a civics lesson.
During tensions with the United States over Iran's nuclear ambitions, Ayatollah Khamenei has come out and declared a fatwa over the use of nuclear weapons. But what does this really mean for Iran and the recent nuclear deal? The World's host Marco Werman speaks with Omid Safi, a professor of Iranian studies at Duke University and the director of the Duke Islamic Studies Center, to find out.
As Japanese Americans incarcerated during World War II die, one newspaper finds its community’s history carries new resonance in the current era of immigrant detention.
Holding detainees has become big business for private companies and some local governments. But there’s increasing pushback from protesters in places like California and Oregon. The issue has divided communities such as Central Falls, Rhode Island.
US President Donald Trump has overruled Congress in a decision to re-arm Saudi Arabia and the UAE. What may be intended as a warning to Iran could undermine efforts to halt civilian casualties in the Yemen war.
Nav Bhatia, an Indian immigrant to Canada, bought his first Raptors tickets in 1995. He hasn't missed a game since — and he's made it his mission to spread love of basketball to people who wouldn't ordinarily feel welcomed in stadiums.
New Orleans native Jack Gilmore brought spicy hometown dishes like étouffée and gumbo to the menu aboard a scientific research ship. But he also learned what the warming of Antarctica might mean for his beloved city.