Full story - September 09, 2019
A woman in a red pheran stands holding an image of a woman in a red pheran
British Kashmiri writer Sumaya Teli is using the pheran, a traditional piece of Kashmiri clothing, to bring awareness to the situation in Kashmir. 
Full episode - September 06, 2019
A man walks through debris
As rescue efforts in the Bahamas continue, some are using social media and crowdsourcing to help locate missing people and those who need to be evacuated. Robert Mugabe, who led Zimbabwe for 37 years, is dead at 95. We look at his troubled legacy, from liberator of a nation to tyrant. And we hear from the British folk group, The Young'uns, who sing about Brexit and patriotism.
Full story - September 06, 2019
A group of three men are photographed against a world map
The Young'uns is making music that nods at Britain's history of solidarity and inclusion — while they say patriotism is ebbing in their country.
Full story - September 06, 2019
A large, white rocket sits on a launchpad at night time.
India's Chandrayaan-2 is expected to land on the moon Friday as the country seeks its first successful landing. But with two female scientists leading the project, the lunar mission has already made history.
Full story - September 06, 2019
Protesters gather with colorful signs
The proposed map could potentially speed up the development of — and radically transform — popular natural landscapes and historically protected urban architecture. It was rolled out in the midst of an unprecedented political uprising, which might have doomed the proposal to obscurity. Instead, it struck a nerve.
Full episode - September 05, 2019
An aerial photograph showing flooded buildings and debris covering much of the landscape.
As Hurricane Dorian endangers the US East Coast, the full extent of the devastation in the Bahamas is emerging. Plus, former US Ambassador Ryan Crocker explains the complications surrounding peace talks in Afghanistan between the US and the Taliban. And the verdict is in for a French rooster that's been on trial all summer for crowing too loudly: not guilty.
Full story - September 05, 2019
napalm girl
Every day, Facebook has to make difficult and consequential decisions about what should stay or go on its platform. Now, it's turning to outsiders for help.
Full story - September 05, 2019
A woman in a hijab smiles and poses with three boys ranging in age
Through an on-campus initiative, a university community is preserving Greensboro's long-standing hospitality to refugees.
Full story - September 05, 2019
A Kashmiri woman walks on a deserted road in Srinagar.
New Delhi has eased some of the curbs, although no prominent detainees have been freed and mobile and internet connections remain suspended.
Full episode - September 05, 2019
Prepping a fallout shelter might sound like an exercise from an era of soda fountains and hula hoops. But for Ron Hubbard, president of Atlas Survival Shelters, business is, well … booming. Ron says he sold a shelter a month when he started out in 2011. Now he sells about one a day — from a barebones hideout to a luxury model that doubles as a wine cellar. So, why are 60s-style underground fallout shelters no longer so, well, underground? On this bonus episode from The World's partners at the podcast, Things That Go Boom, Host Laicie Heeley speaks with nuclear expert Sharon Squassoni who says the threat of nuclear war is as grave now as the darkest days of the Cold War. One reason for the heightened concern is President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal. But that decision also tells us a lot about how US foreign policy is shifting. Could the decision to withdraw render the US irrelevant? Did it make us safer? Or should we all be building fallout shelters in our backyards?