Full episode - October 06, 2021
A health worker displays the new malaria vaccine in Homabay County, western Kenya, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019. 
The World Health Organization announced on Wednesday that a vaccine against malaria has been found to be safe and effective — including for kids, who account for the vast majority of malaria deaths. And for decades, an international network of clergy sexual abuse survivors and their advocates have been pushing for more accountability within the Catholic Church. We hear from accountability experts about how an inquiry in France may reverberate worldwide. Also, 14% of endangered coral reefs were lost between 2008 and 2019. But one oceanic expert says there’s still room for hope in conservation.
Full story - October 06, 2021
Visitors look at the Chinese military's KJ-500 airborne early warning and control aircraft during 13th China International Aviation and Aerospace Exhibition, also known as Airshow China 2021, in Zhuhai in southern China's Guangdong province
China's military flies a record 149 flights over international airspace, prompting Taiwanese defense forces to scramble in response. Also, Australia announces it will stop sending asylum-seekers for processing to Papua New Guinea by the end of the year. And, Germany agrees to extend compensation to thousands of Holocaust survivors.
Full story - October 05, 2021
President Joe Biden delivers remarks on his "Build Back Better" agenda during a visit to the International Union Of Operating Engineers Local 324, Oct. 5, 2021, in Howell, Michigan.
The legislation is designed to help the US meet its targets set under the Paris climate accord to cut greenhouse gas emissions in half by the end of the decade. 
Full story - October 05, 2021
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro stands in front of a US flag during a news conference at Itamaraty Palace in Brasilia, Brazil, Tuesday, Oct. 20, 2020.
Brazil's President Jair Bolsonaro’s ties with America’s far-right movement deepen as Brazilian conservative groups expand their global connections.
Full episode - October 05, 2021
Catholic Bishop Eric de Moulins-Beaufort, president of the Bishops' Conference of France, attends the publishing of a report by an independent commission into sexual abuse by church officials, Tuesday, Oct. 5, 2021, in Paris.
The Bishops' Conference of France has released a report documenting more than 300,000 cases of child sexual abuse within the French Catholic Church. The independent commission is the first of its kind anywhere in the world. Also, El Salvador's citizens have faced multiple traumas in the past decades: war, gang violence, natural disasters and now, COVID-19. We hear from a group of ambulance workers in El Salvador about how they cope with daily tragedies with few mental health providers in the country. And the recent Facebook outage impacted small businesses around the world. Hear about how the outage disrupted a grocery delivery business in Accra, Ghana, and what is being done to prepare for future outages.
Full story - October 05, 2021
Two men are shown standing across from each other with one man handing a large stack of documents over to the other.
Top of The World: A new probe has revealed that Roman Catholic clergy in France had sexually abused more than 200,000 children since 1950. And, Facebook and its associated apps, Instagram, WhatsApp and Messenger, went down for about six hours on Monday around the world. Also, Russia has reported a record number of COVID-19 deaths and infections for the fifth time in a week.
Full story - October 04, 2021
Wide shot of Lebanese parliament
The "Pandora Papers" exposed offshore accounts of the rich and powerful around the globe, including Lebanon's elite political class. Alia Ibrahim, founder of Daraj Media, a team that helped bring the investigation to light, joined The World's host Marco Werman to discuss Lebanon's economic situation.
Full story - October 04, 2021
The Beatles, from left, Paul McCartney, Ringo Starr, John Lennon and George Harrison
The Beatles degree dives into the band's shifting perceptions over more than half a century, and how it's affected other sectors such as tourism. Holly Tessler, the professor who founded the program, joined The World's host Marco Werman to explain more about what the degree entails.
Full story - October 04, 2021
A worker cleans the ash from the tables of a restaurant as lava flows from a volcano on the Canary island of La Palma, Spain on Monday, Oct. 4, 2021. 
Spain's Prime Minister Pedro Sánchez has announced approval for a $239 million recovery plan for La Palma during his third visit to the island since the volcano erupted.
Full story - October 04, 2021
A health worker inoculates a man during a vaccination drive against COVID-19 in Delhi, India, Sept. 29, 2021. India will soon roll out the world's first DNA vaccine.
India is expected to roll out ZyCoV-D, one of about a dozen DNA vaccines that are in trials for COVID-19, this month.