Full story - August 12, 2019
Northern right whales
Right whales have followed a type of plankton to waters further north — putting them into highly trafficked shipping lanes. Of 20 whales found dead in the past two years, seven appear to have been hit by ships.
Full episode - August 09, 2019
A crowd of people wave Russian flags and one holds up a photo of Putin on a sign
Friday marks 20 years of Vladimir Putin at the helm in Russia. We look at how Putin acquired, consolidated and held onto power for two decades. Plus, we examine the communication clampdown in Kashmir and the apparent uptick in hate speech in the United States with a UN official. And protesters have started a three-day sit-in at the Hong Kong airport.
Full story - August 09, 2019
A group of people hold candles during a vigil at a memorial.
It's up to the students to make change, student leader says, as new poll reveals 78% of Americans said it was likely that another mass shooting would take place in the next three months.
Full story - August 09, 2019
Vladimir Putin walks between two rows of people clapping their hands and taking photos with their cell phones
Aug. 9 marks two decades of Vladimir Putin in power in Russia. Here are the events that have shaped — or been shaped — by the former KGB officer.
Full story - August 09, 2019
The World’s Monica Campbell shares stories of migrants waiting in Tijuana, Mexico, to enter the US.
Full story - August 08, 2019
A woman with her right hand up is on the left side of the photo, a woman holding a book
Wanda Vásquez is the third person to hold Puerto Rico's governorship in one week's time. The World speaks with Eduardo Bhatia, minority leader in the Puerto Rico Senate, about the state and future of Puerto Rico's democracy.
Full episode - August 08, 2019
Several ICE officers are shown walking away from the camera wearing bullet-proof vests and gun holsters on their sides.
ICE has arrested hundreds of immigrants in Mississippi. What is the impact of the ICE raids on families? Plus, in the final story in our series from Tijuana, Mexico, The World's Monica Campbell introduces us to a young man from Honduras who's following the new procedure in applying for US asylum. And, a young singer-songwriter from Brazil tells the tales of women and of lesbian lovers. Her music is potentially provocative in the era of Brazil's far-right anti-LGBTQ president, Jair Bolsanaro.
Full story - August 08, 2019
three cars are parked in front of a wall with graffiti
Nayeem's is the first case of its kind in Sicily where migrant shop-owners decided to confront the Mafia and inform the authorities
Full story - August 08, 2019
The San Nicolas mine in Spain's northern region of Asturias is the last working coalmine in all of Spain. At its peak, it employed around two thousand people — today, about two hundred people work there.
As Europe transitions away from coal, it's unclear whether the newly-elected Spanish Socialists can offer hope to the region of Asturias, where people have mined coal for 150 years.
Full story - August 07, 2019
Maria Beraldo
Brazilian musician Maria Beraldo is gaining fans with her provocative, opinionated lyrics, and has found a niche audience in Brazil, especially among young women and girls and many in the LGBTQ community.