Full episode - April 06, 2021
People are shown waiting in a line through a window with frosted lettering.
The world needs a coronavirus vaccine that can protect people against emerging variants. But this idea — a vaccine to combat multiple strains — is easier said than done. And, the number of transgender people who hide their identity at work has risen sharply in Britain. Also, a few years ago, banning plastic straws was the hot environmental trend. China is on board and banned disposable plastic in restaurants at the beginning of this year, generating a backlash from bubble-tea fans.
Full story - April 06, 2021
The rainbow flag, a symbol of the lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender community, flies over the British Government Cabinet Offices building, in central London, Friday, March 28, 2014.
A recent survey by a UK recruitment company indicates that over two-thirds of transgender people nationwide continue to conceal their identity at work, and the numbers are increasing. 
Full story - April 06, 2021
Janet Yellen is shown in a close up photograph speaking with her left hand raised palm up.
Top of The World: In her first major address as US treasury secretary, Janet Yellen said the Biden administration will work with the Group of 20 countries to set up a minimum global corporate income tax. And, North Korea is skipping the delayed Tokyo Summer Olympics due to COVID-19 concerns. Also, Greenlanders head to the polls on Tuesday in an early parliamentary election with vast geopolitical and environmental consequences.
Full story - April 05, 2021
Health care workers of the public Mobile Emergency Service bring a patient suspected of suffering from COVID-19 to the Base Public Hospital in Brasilia, Brazil, Wednesday, March 31, 2021. 
As the rate of new infections is starting to slow down in Brazil, health officials brace for a new spike after Easter holiday gatherings over the weekend.
Full story - April 05, 2021
Minnesota Sen. Amy Klobuchar urges Senate to take up a bill renewing the Violence Against Women Act at a news conference outside the US Capitol in Washington, on May 22, 2019. 
After 14 years of efforts, activists are calling the US out on an international stage for failing to protect domestic workers.
Full episode - April 05, 2021
Two people lean in and laugh, talk with each other.
As Jordan’s royal dispute plays out between two top royals, many Jordanians are just trying to get by. And, the EU has announced a quarter billion euros to fund five new refugee camps on the Greek islands, including Lesbos, but some are worried the new sites will not improve conditions for migrants. Also, in Egypt this weekend, 22 mummies were on the move in a multimillion-dollar parade featuring 18 kings and four queens who were transported from the Egyptian Museum to their new resting place — the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization.
Full story - April 05, 2021
The new migrant facility on Lesbos will be built next to an active landfill, according to a map published by local media in the fall.
The European Union has announced a quarter-billion euros in funding for five new refugee camps on Greek islands, including on Lesbos. Some are worried the new site will not improve conditions for migrants on the island. 
Full story - April 05, 2021
The stories of women ostracized by their family and community after being wrongly accused of witchcraft can be heard on a new album called "I've forgotten now who I used to be." 
The stories of these women, who remain vulnerable, can now be heard on an album called "I've forgotten now who I used to be."
Full story - April 05, 2021
Prince Hamzah waves, wearing a military uniform walks with his bride, Prince Noor, wearing a white wedding dress and they both smile.
A rare but tense rift within Jordan’s royal family is playing out in public. But for one Jordanian who spoke to The World, it's the economy that should be the focus.
Full story - April 05, 2021
A convoy of vehicles transporting royal mummies is seen in Cairo, April 3, 2021.
As part of the multimillion-dollar event, the 18 kings and four queens were transported from the Egypt Museum in Tahrir Square along the River Nile to their new home at the National Museum of Egyptian Civilization, south of the capital.