Full story - August 15, 2019
A black and white photo of people going through immigration queues
The "likely to become a public charge" clause originally targeted southern and eastern European immigrants. It has since become a tool to exclude "undesirable" immigrants du jour.
Full episode - August 14, 2019
A crowd of demonstrators are shown with their hand in the air and hiding their face in Hong Kong Airport.
How does the social media campaign in Hong Kong compare with other recent pro-democracy movements? Also, hackers make money for North Korea — but there’s no easy way to stop them. And, the changing nature of Christian evangelicals in America, and the non-white contingent among them. We meet with a married couple in Los Angeles — a black Christian rapper and a Latina scholar.
Full story - August 14, 2019
A close up of a hand and a USCIS folder
Two California counties are suing the Trump Administration to block a new rule that would make it harder for immigrants to gain permanent residency in the US. But the "public charge" rule isn't anything new.
Full story - August 14, 2019
A protester throws a tear gas cartridge against a dark, blue background
Protesters organize via forums and apps while demanding something that many 19th-century era demonstrators wanted: universal suffrage.
Full story - August 14, 2019
As the 2020 presidential campaign heats up, evangelical Christians will be getting more and more attention in the news media. They always do during election season. But people who identify as evangelical or born-again Christians are more than just a voting bloc. Evangelicals make up a huge swath of the US population.
Full episode - August 13, 2019
A medical worker is shown wearing a mask, goggles and hair covering while holding a syringe.
Scientists announced this week for the first time that there are effective treatments for the deadly Ebola virus. Plus, what exactly happened with Russia's nuclear missile accident? And we continue our series looking at the changing face of Christian evangelicals in America. We visit a small church in California that's making a pretty radical shift away from what’s been called the gospel of prosperity.
Full story - August 13, 2019
A man walks in front of a wall spray painted with the words "Save Kashmir"
Pakistan has asked the UN Security to Council to meet over India's decision to revoke special status of two autonomous states. The tension in the region goes back to the very beginning of the creation of India and Pakistan, a former ambassador says.
Full story - August 13, 2019
We see a close up of a man, who visits the new MSF (Doctors Without Borders) Ebola treatment centre in Goma, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Doctors from Democratic Republic of Congo want to prioritize two new treatments made from Ebola antibodies while dropping the use of other, less effective treatments.
Full story - August 13, 2019
A man speaks into microphones
President Nicolás Maduro's government has accused more than 20 lawmakers of treason and conspiracy or similar crimes, most recently on Monday. The World's Marco Werman speaks with opposition politician Juan Andrés Mejía, who recently fled to the US to avoid being detained by Maduro's regime.
Full story - August 13, 2019
Amma embraces a devotee surrounded by others in orange and white robes
Devotees believe that a single hug from Amma — known as a “universal mother” plugged into a divine, infinite energy source — can heal the world.