Full episode - June 26, 2020
A medical worker is shown reaching through a window with bars on it while wearing protective medical gear and a women outside being tested for the coronavirus.
A number of so-called "instant" tests for the coronavirus are being developed that could offer results within minutes. That could expand testing dramatically and help hospitals in the most vulnerable of places. And, last week's Supreme Court ruling blocking the Trump administration from immediately ending the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program was a relief for hundreds of thousands of immigrants and their families in the US. But living with DACA status has forced some immigrants to make agonizing decisions. Also, an American mom has sparked a transatlantic battle of sorts — over tea.
Full episode - June 26, 2020
A painting on a wall shows a person dressed in full head to two medical protective gear with a red backpack and spray hose.
The coronavirus has infected more than 9 million people and caused 440,000 deaths worldwide. With countries starting to reopen while we await vaccines and treatments, what can we expect next? How can we prepare and respond? As part of our series of conversations addressing the coronavirus crisis, and as a special podcast in The World's feed, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with epidemiologist Caroline Buckee from Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health.
Full story - June 26, 2020
A photo of the West Bank.
The annexation process could start as soon as next week, despite widespread condemnation from Palestinians, US-Arab allies and numerous foreign governments.
Full story - June 26, 2020
Two white men in suits stand at podiums in front of the US and Polish flags
Pulitzer Prize-winning author Anne Applebaum speaks with The World's Marco Werman about the presidential photo-op between the United States' Donald Trump and Poland's Andrzej Duda, and how President Vladimir Putin's efforts at historical revisionism play into security considerations on NATO's eastern flank.
Full story - June 25, 2020
A member of a ground crew walks past American Airlines planes parked at the gate during the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) outbreak at Ronald Reagan National Airport in Washington, DC, April 5, 2020.
The European Union is set to reopen its borders starting July 1. Right now, the bloc is still deciding who it wants to let in, and it does not look like people from the US will be among them. 
Full story - June 25, 2020
A man in a suit reads a newspaper on a bench outside
Turkey is often cited by the Committee to Protect Journalists as the world’s largest jailer of media personnel in the world, alongside China and Egypt. 
Full story - June 25, 2020
Han (left), a North Korean defector who asked that her full name not be used, and Kim Eun-joo (right) hold a menu together while examining the selection of North Korean dishes offered by the pub.
Upon opening, the pub attracted mostly curious 20-somethings who were entertained by the idea of drinking with friends in a North Korean-themed space. 
Full episode - June 25, 2020
A police officer is shown in the nearground in soft focus with hundreds of beachgoers line the coast with umbrellas.
The European Union is getting ready to reopen to international travelers after months of restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. But draft plans are expected to maintain limitations on travel from countries that have failed to bring the virus under a certain degree of control — including the United States. And, Russians began casting ballots on Thursday at the start of a week-long vote that could clear the way for President Vladimir Putin to stay in the office until 2036 if re-elected. Plus, the Eiffel Tower has reopened to visitors after being closed for three months amid the pandemic.
Full story - June 25, 2020
The Supreme Court building
The ruling says immigrants denied asylum under streamlined proceedings, cannot contest that decision in court.
Full story - June 25, 2020
Riot police disperse pro-democracy demonstrators
China has been testing boundaries — both geographically and legally. The US hit a record single-day high of 40,000 reported coronavirus infections Thursday. India also experienced a record 24-hour spike. A Russian ransomware group that seems to have taken their name right out of the movies is launching attacks on corporate America: They call themselves Evil Corp.

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