Full story - November 22, 2019
A sunset with the silhouette of a mosque and man approaching
Through war and Islamophobia, a generation thought they might have lost their histories and faith in Eastern Europe. But, unexpectedly, they found it again.
Full story - February 19, 2019
Yalitza Aparicio poses for a portrait
Yalitza Aparicio is the first Indigenous woman to be nominated for an Oscar. The first-time actress talks to The World about her lead role in Alfonso Cuaron's "Roma."
Full story - February 18, 2019
A woman looks back over a river with a building behind her.
Andrea Levy’s books explored the lives of the Windrush generation — nearly half million people who moved from the Caribbean to Britain to fill labor shortages after WWII.
Full story - February 18, 2019
a closeup of someone holding a handgun
Brazil’s academic research community overwhelmingly predicts new measures will lead to more violence in Brazil — a country with around 43,000 gun deaths per year. But in the Bolsonaro era, their arguments are losing to a political bloc that is resolutely opposed to empirical research and that takes many of its cues from pro-gun campaigners in the United States.
Full story - February 18, 2019
Philippine's President Rodrigo Duterte speaks from a balcony
Rodrigo Duterte, president of the Philippines and no stranger to startling proposals, already has a preferred new name: The Republic of Maharlika.
Full episode - February 18, 2019
four men and three women pose for a picture
Lawmakers in the UK defect to become independents. The formation of a new splinter group of British MPs may signal a major realignment in UK politics. Britain is mourning cherished author Andrea Levy, who helped raise awareness of the Windrush generation — nearly half a million people who moved from the Caribbean to Britain to fill labor shortages after WWII. And listeners ask questions about climate change and the Antarctic.
Full story - February 15, 2019
France MeToo
​​​​​​​The private Facebook group was was made up of prominent French journalists — mostly men — who were behind a wave of online insults aimed at women, the LGBTQIA+ community, people of color, and other minority groups.
Full story - February 15, 2019
Researchers aboard the Nathanial B. Palmer gather on the ship’s bridge to view one of the first icebergs they encountered.
The World’s Carolyn Beeler is on a ship bound for Antarctica on an expedition looking into the fate of one of the frozen continent's biggest glaciers. What they learn could tell us a lot about how quickly sea levels around the world will rise.

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