Full story - November 18, 2020
A sign reminding customers about social distancing is placed at the entrance to a grocery store in central Stockholm.
Lena Einhorn, a filmmaker and former virologist, was one of the early opponents of Sweden's more relaxed coronavirus strategy. She joins The World's host Marco Werman to talk about how Sweden's new virus restrictions may not be enough.
Full story - November 18, 2020
People walk past Pfizer world headquarters in New York City, Nov. 9, 2020.
Pharmaceutical giant Pfizer has ended its COVID-19 vaccine trial with a 95% success rate. Acting US Defense Secretary Christopher Miller announced that President Donald Trump has ordered the Pentagon to reduce the troop presence in Afghanistan and Iraq by Jan. 15. And, the Federal Aviation Administration cleared Boeing’s 737 Max jet to fly again.
Full episode - November 17, 2020
Peru's new President Francisco Sagasti is shown among a large crowd of people while wearing a face mask and waving.
Peru appears to be emerging from a political crisis. The new President Francisco Sagasti — who is the third president in a week — is someone who many hope will restore some stability to the country. And, Hurricane Iota made landfall in Nicaragua on Tuesday and is expected to bring up to 30 inches of rain onto already saturated areas, creating life-threatening flash flooding. Also, a new monument in Berlin of a Korean "comfort woman" is aggravating a deep rift between Japan and South Korea, with Germany stuck in the middle. 
Full story - November 17, 2020
Patients and staff members of Marie Stopes International (MSI) Clinic wave to Danish delegation members.
The leading global health organization announced a name change to MSI Reproductive Choices because their namesake, Marie Stopes, was a supporter of eugenics. CEO Simon Cooke talks with The World's host Marco Werman about the name change and the future of MSI.
Full story - November 17, 2020
A demonstrator wearing a protective face mask with a message attends a protest demanding to boycott China-made products.
Leaders in Delhi have resisted Beijing’s efforts to pull India into networks that China leads or dominates, including the Belt and Road Initiative and China-Pakistan Economic Corridor.
Full story - November 17, 2020
Three photos over a blie background announ ce an event
How are grassroots organizations mobilizing Latinos to go to the polls? What was the impact of Latino voters in the 2020 election in Texas and Arizona?
Full story - November 17, 2020
A compilation of six photographs of The World staff on various assignments around the globe including in Ghana, Mexico and Antarctica.
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Full story - November 17, 2020
The funeral of Syrian anti-Assad activist Orouba Barakat, 62, and her daughter, American journalist Halla Barakat (pictured), 23. The pair were found stabbed to death in their apartment in Istanbul on Sept. 21, 2017.
Turkish authorities say Halla Barakat and Orouba Barakat were killed in a family dispute. Others suspect a targeted assassination.
Full story - November 17, 2020
A woman protects her baby from the rain as Hurricane Iota approaches Puerto Cabezas, Nicaragua, Nov. 16, 2020.
Hurricane Iota made landfall Monday in Nicaragua as a Category 4 storm with maximum sustained winds of 155 mph. President Donald Trump reportedly asked his advisers last week for options to attack Iran’s main nuclear site but then decided not to take any action. And, the SpaceX Dragon capsule docked with the International Space Station (ISS) after a 27-hour completely automated journey.
Full story - November 17, 2020
A man is shown wearing a face mask and tailored vest behind the closed-gated doors of a store front.
The coronavirus crisis is leading to mental health and lockdown fatigue. How are people coping with ongoing needs to social distance, wear masks and stay at home? As part of our regular conversation series on the pandemic, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health psychiatric epidemiologist Karestan Koenen.