Trump announced the plan, billed as the "deal of the century," in Washington, DC, alongside Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu Tuesday. But missing from the announcement were Palestinians — who preemptively rejected the proposal, citing pro-Israel bias. One Palestinian activist speaking prior to the plan's unveiling called it a "scam."

Full story - January 21, 2020
Cloud forests are shown as the hits the horizon turning some of the clouds a golden color.
At Wayqecha Biological Station, a research site deep in the cloud forests of southern Peru, a giant “cloud curtain” hangs over the canopy to intercept clouds. It is meant to mimic reduced cloud cover under a warming climate. 
Full episode - January 21, 2020
A view of the red-brick building of the Hardwick Hotel pub in Blackhall Colliery is shown from across the street.
From The World and PRX, The Number in the News — Today’s number is 2,500. Residents of Blackhall Colliery, England, have been stumbling on bundles of cash since 2014. In total, more than $40,000 have been found. Now, police say the “culprits” have come forward.
Full story - January 20, 2020
Nicholas Burns, then US Undersecretary for Political Affairs, gestures during a news conference at the end of the Organization for Security and Co-operation in Europe (OSCE) ministerial meeting in Madrid, on November 30, 2007.
The former diplomat, who was the US ambassador to Greece during the Clinton impeachment trial, spoke to The World about how the State Department is functioning amid Trump's impeachment.
Full episode - January 20, 2020
US President Donald Trump is shown standing behind a microphone and wearing a blue suit and red tie.
The impeachment trial of US President Donald Trump begins Tuesday, and its implications ripple far beyond the United States. Former Ambassador Nicholas Burns talks with host Marco Werman about how the work of the State Department continues while foreign policy itself is at the center of the allegations against the president. And, an outbreak of a coronavirus is spreading with more than 200 confirmed cases in China. Health authorities are concerned about more cases as the Chinese Lunar New Year kicks off this week and people travel throughout Asia. Also, there's network of Kenyans who are doing homework for students in the US, Canada and Great Britain for extra cash.
Full story - January 20, 2020
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Jonathan Turley, law professor at George Washington University, testified in front of the House about the constitutionality of the Trump impeachment and urged Democrats to take more time. As the Senate trial gets underway, he says witnesses could be game changers.
Full story - January 20, 2020
“The First Temptation of Christ” on Netflix stirred controversy in Brazil with its gay Jesus figure. 
The attack against the Porta dos Fundos sketch comedy troupe rattled the country, especially those who are concerned that a growing movement of conservative extremism has found fertile ground in Brazil.
Full story - January 19, 2020
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Guatemala’s new government could bring stability to the country following a turbulent administration riddled with corruption, but analysts see little hope for substantive change in the return of military and private sector elites to power.
Full story - January 17, 2020
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Catherine Conway's business, Unpackaged, provides guidance for running a zero waste business.
Full episode - January 17, 2020
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei his shown standing at a podium with his hand raised.
Iran's Supreme Leader Ayatollah Ali Khamenei led prayers on Friday and said in a sermon that the country has every right to flex its military muscle beyond its borders. Also, China released new data showing the country’s economy is slowing and birth rate figures are at their lowest rate in more than half a century. And, a bookseller in England is feeling the love after his tweet about not selling a single book on Tuesday went viral and now he is overwhelmed with orders.
Full story - January 17, 2020
A man wearing a hat plays a guitar
The World's host Marco Werman interviews Grammy-nominated musician J.S. Ondara.