Calls for social justice and police reform have gained momentum as unrest continues across around the world in the wake of the killing of George Floyd. These calls are intersecting with the coronavirus pandemic. As part of our regular series discussing the coronavirus crisis, The World's health reporter Elana Gordon moderated a live conversation with David Harris, managing director of the Charles Hamilton Houston Institute for Race & Justice at Harvard Law School.

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Saudi Arabia has been criticized for years for refusing to allow women to drive in the kingdom. That ban may soon be lifted — though the change comes with some fine print. Meanwhile, leaked documents reveal how IKEA avoids paying corporate taxes. And the Miss Uganda competition takes an agricultural turn. Those stories and more, in today's Global Scan.
A booth serving Chifa booth at a food conference.
The latest food trend out of this city combines Asian flavors with South American staples. For this week's Geo Quiz, we're looking for the name of that South American city.
People ride bicycles across the Canal Saint-Martin in Paris, the city’s main canal.
In this North American city, rising tides could mean trouble — in a hundred years, at least. That's why a group of sustainability experts have drafted a plan that adapts to rising sea levels rather than fighting them. The key is canals. For this week's Geo Quiz, we're looking for the city which could someday become North America's very own Venice.
Border fence at Friendship Park, Tijuana
Molly Castillo-Keefe helps migrant children in Chicago seek shelter and asylum. About half of them, she says, have experienced violence in their home countries. And if current numbers are any indication, nearly all of those seeking asylum from violence will be sent home if they don't find a lawyer to represent them.
The Mexican polka-influenced band, Polka Madre.
The folk music of this region in the southeast of Europe has influenced a new musical scene in Mexico, of all places. Can you name it?
Pipers from the Edinburgh Military Tattoo Massed Pipes and Drums perform during the Edinburgh Fringe Festival parade in Holyrood Park in Edinburgh, Scotland.
When you think of Scotland, it's likely you think of kilts, haggis, and — of course — bagpipes. Scots produce most of the world's bagpipes, but there's a country that comes in close second. Can you name it?
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Annu Palakunnathu Matthew's has focused her photography on twisting perceptions of immigration and identity in America. Her new project, called "Majority Minority," looks at the changes across generations of immigrant families.
A freshly caught lobster sits in a holding tank before being delivered to a wholesaler in Portland, Maine.
Lobster implies luxury — no matter how it's prepared or where you're eating it. But not long ago, lobsters in the US were so cheap and unwanted that eating them was considered "cruel and unusual punishment." Here's how that changed.
Boy jumps into public pool in Auxerre.
Public pool rules in France say your swimsuit can't be something you could be found wearing outside the pool. That means no trunks, Bermuda shorts, T-shirts or anything that is not strictly meant for swimming. But bust out all the Speedos you want.
Temple and cemetery of Confucius.
For this Geo Quiz, we're looking for the famous city in China where Confucius lived. Here's a hint: It's located in the eastern coastal province of Shandong.

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