Health authorities in Europe and around the world are bracing for new surges of the coronavirus. As fall temperatures drop and more of us stay inside longer, where do we stand on testing, diagnostics and a vaccine amid a growing sense of pandemic fatigue? As part of our regular series of conversations, The World's Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with Harvard University epidemiologist William Hanage.
An increasing share of the US Black population is foreign-born — and they tend to lean more conservative.
Health authorities in Europe are bracing for new surges of the coronavirus, this time with concerns over “pandemic fatigue” as a growing number of regions return to lockdown restrictions. And, North Korea’s Kim Jong-un unveiled several new weapons including a large intercontinental ballistic missile carried on an 11-axle vehicle; Also Armenia and Azerbaijan were again accusing each other of attacks over the separatist Nagorno-Karabakh region despite a ceasefire deal.
With the United States facing the highest death toll in the world, next month’s election is a referendum on which candidate voters believe will decisively defeat COVID-19.
Canada’s Sinixt tribe is officially extinct. But one man aims to regain recognition for his tribe. His case could set a precedent for reconciliation and tribal sovereignty throughout the nation.
The UN’s World Food Program has won the Nobel Peace Prize in recognition of its efforts to combat hunger in conflict regions on several continents, talks in Moscow planned for Friday have raised hopes for a ceasefire in the ongoing Nagorno-Karabakh conflict, and China announced on Friday its intention to join COVAX, an international alliance to distribute COVID-19 vaccines to around two-thirds of the world’s population by 2022.
Former US Marine Trevor Reed is sitting in a Russian prison for a crime that his family — and many US lawmakers and diplomats — say he didn't commit. The World's host Marco Werman speaks to Trevor Reed's father, Joey Reed.