Full story - October 13, 2020
Former CIA Director John Brennan listens during a panel at The Center on National Security at Fordham Law School in New York, Sept. 4, 2018.  
Ex-CIA Director John Brennan says the next 100 days leading up to the inauguration may be especially dangerous. Brennan spoke to The World's host, Marco Werman, about the state of affairs. 
Full episode - October 13, 2020
A womanis shown holding a bag and wearing a face mask with a streak of the bright colors of a car blurred as it passes by.
America’s top infectious disease expert, Dr. Anthony Fauci, says the globe isn’t doing as well as he’d hoped in fighting the pandemic, and he worries about the politicization of public health. And, in Qingdao, a small outbreak of the coronavirus has prompted a plan to test all 9 million residents of the Chinese port city. Also, US intelligence officials have historically been nonpartisan, at least in public. But former CIA Director John Brennan has torn up that playbook.
Full story - October 13, 2020
Brayan Guevara in front of Irving Park Elementary School, in Greensboro, North Carolina, where he is a teacher's assistant, June 3, 2020.
A small percentage of US voters remain undecided and they could be critical in swaying the presidential election. After months of following the campaign, Brayan Guevara has decided to vote for Democratic candidate Joe Biden.
Full story - October 13, 2020
Ultra-Orthodox Jewish teens attend the funeral for Rabbi Mordechai Leifer in Ashdod, Israel, Oct. 5, 2020.
Under lockdown rules, gatherings are limited to 20 people outdoors and 10 indoors. But on Saturday night, in the Shikun Hahistadrut neighborhood, music and singing rang out from the open windows of a Torah study seminary as celebrants gathered.
Full story - October 13, 2020
In this undated photo, trumpet player Will Magid performs at the Showbox Sodo venue in Seattle, Washington.
Trumpet player and ethnomusicologist Will Magid is the creative force behind the musical project Balkan Bump. He has a new album out Oct. 23 called "Osmanity."
Full story - October 13, 2020
In this file photo, Dr. Anthony Fauci, director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, speaks about the coronavirus in the press briefing room at the White House in Washington, April 13, 2020.
Dr. Anthony Fauci tells The World's host Marco Werman that President Donald Trump’s use of his words in a campaign ad was “inappropriate,” but that he has no recourse to undo the misleading appearance. As director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, Fauci is also a key member of the White House Coronavirus Task Force.
Full story - October 13, 2020
A woman sticks her tongue out and a medical worker sticks a test swab in patient's mouth.
This large-scale testing is possible in China in part due to big data monitoring that’s already set up to keep track of people’s movements in the country. 
Full story - October 13, 2020
Veronica Gomez, who was traveling with her partner and her son, receives backpacks from a humanitarian worker on Oct 1. The backpacks included energy bars, toiletries and ski masks, for the cold weather.
As neighboring countries reopen their economies, thousands of Venezuelan migrants are leaving the country again to look for work. But the pandemic is making their route through South America tougher. 
Full story - October 13, 2020
A no-trespassing sign is used to keep social-distance guidelines at a vegetable shop in Madrid, Spain.
The International Monetary Fund said the global economy is beginning to emerge from the most severe downturn since the Great Depression, Belarus security forces have been given the green light to apply lethal force against pro-democracy protesters, and the US is proceeding with three sales of sophisticated weaponry to Taiwan.
Full story - October 12, 2020
The harbor of Nuuk, Greenland's capital.
As part of its global Belt and Road Initiative, China is investing in the Arctic — setting up research stations, investing in mining and energy, and working with Russia to create a new sea route through the Arctic Ocean. It's also stoked concerns from the US.

Pages