The new coronavirus outbreak centering in China, has led to the spread of a deluge of information, both reliable and unreliable. The WHO calls it an "infodemic." What do we know and don't know about COVID-19? The World’s Elana Gordon hosted a Facebook Live on Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020 with Dr. Michael Mina of Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health.

The story of how a retired New York couple came to the aid of school children in Zimbabwe -- with books, bicycles, and everything in between.
How recent immigrants to the United States feel about American notions of race and skin color.
A provocative Obama headline in a German newspaper has caused an uproar among Germans -- 'The World' reports.
At the recent pro-Isreal AIPAC conference, Barack Obama addressed the threat from Iran and wooed Jewish voters.
On 'The World,' energy analyst Michael Klare talks about a new global ranking: energy haves and have-nots.
Ersi Arvizu put soul into the Mexican ballad in the 60s and 70s for the band el Chicano -- she's back with a new CD.
The history of an Amazon city by way of one of its most famous landmarks: an opera house.
The Amazon rain forest is a possible tipping point for climate change.
Author Rowan Gibson talks about how businesses can encourage innovation even if their host countries don't.
From 'The World': how President Bush's speech to the Israeli parliament sounded to Barack Obama like an accusation.