Full story - April 01, 2020
A woman and children in headscarves sit on the ground in front of tents
Africa Command says airstrikes are a key weapon against al Shabaab, but Amnesty International says they also mistakenly target civilians.
Full story - April 01, 2020
Residents watch a television at the beginning of a curfew which was ordered by the Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta to contain the spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) inside a house within Kibera slums in Nairobi, Kenya, March 27, 2020.
In Kenya, which has confirmed more than 100 cases of the new coronavirus, the latest mitigation measures came in the form of a nationwide curfew, which went into effect on March 27.
Full story - April 01, 2020
A doctor wears a protective mask as he walks outside Mount Sinai Hospital in Manhattan during the outbreak of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in New York, April 1, 2020.
Across much of Asia, masks are considered an essential weapon in the war against the new coronavirus. Should Americans follow suit?
Full story - April 01, 2020
A white goat sits next to a sign that says reserved parking.
With the streets of Llandudno unnaturally quiet, the goats have been free to wander the streets undisturbed.
Full story - April 01, 2020
A cargo plane full of boxes
The UN called the novel coronavirus pandemic the most challenging crisis for the world since World War II. And confusion over aid shipments hits Washington, DC, as the Trump administration accepts humanitarian assistance from Russia. The US offers potential sanctions relief to Venezuela. And in Madrid, an ice rink turns into a morgue as health workers struggle.
Full story - March 31, 2020
Yaneilys Ayuso, who will vote for the first time in November, remembers their multicultural studies class as the catalyst for their involvement in political organizing.
Yaneilys Ayuso, who will vote for the first time in November, has spent much of the last year trying to encourage Florida youth to get involved in politics. Now, Ayuso's efforts are on hold as the city of Miami — and much of the country — is under lockdown.
Full story - March 31, 2020
A man in a suit video conferences
Experts say international cooperation is critical to combat the novel coronavirus pandemic, but as more and more country borders close, global leadership is also retreating. 
Full episode - March 31, 2020
A woman is shown in soft focus and wearing a protective mask while walking past a portrait of Chinese President Xi Jinping on a red background.
As the US and Europe struggle to contain the coronavirus outbreak, China is sending aid and medical supplies around the world. And, over 70 million displaced people around the world are stuck in overcrowded refugee camps. The coronavirus outbreak is putting a strain on already poor living conditions. Also, archaeologists have discovered the remains of 3,400-year-old ball court in the mountains of Oaxaca in Mexico. The discovery may shed light on how Mesoamerican societies developed.
Full story - March 31, 2020
The floor of the New York Stock Exchange, New York, March 20, 2020.
Developing countries hit by COVID-19 are struggling — and unlike the US, many can’t just pass a stimulus package. Now, help is available in the form of billions of dollars. And the aid isn’t just for governments: It will also go to private companies. 
Full story - March 31, 2020
A health care worker is shown in a closeup photographer wearing protective goggles, face mask and a medical gown.
Despite efforts to ramp up testing for COVID-19, gaps persist in assessing the severity of the coronavirus pandemic. Those gaps are worsened by a stressed global medical supply chain. The World's Elana Gordon moderated a conversation with Dr. Michael Mina, assistant professor of epidemiology at Harvard T. H. Chan School of Public Health.

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