Full episode - June 01, 2020
A man is shown kneeling and with his right fist raised with a line of police standing behind him.
The United States is no stranger to police brutality and violence. But with the killing of George Floyd in Minneapolis, has the world's attention changed the equation? And, from Iran to China to Russia, America's adversaries are using the protests as anti-US propaganda fodder. Also, hundreds of LGBTQ Pride events have been canceled due to COVID-19 restrictions. Still, many people around the world are finding new ways to celebrate.
Full story - June 01, 2020
A group walks under a large rainbow flag.
Since the first brick was thrown at Stonewall in the summer of 1969, LGBTQ communities around the world have celebrated queerness each June, with protests, parties and day-long parades. Celebrations this year will look different — online.
Full story - June 01, 2020
Women hold up a poster of US President Donald Trump reading "End white supremacy" and George Floyd reading "Rest in power. Say his name"
The World's Marco Werman speaks with Darnella Wade, an organizer for Black Lives Matter in St. Paul and founder of the Black Truce Peace Organization about the world's response to protests over the death of George Floyd.
Full story - June 01, 2020
Protesters march. One sign reads "Racism Kills."
Demonstrations condemning police brutality and systemic racism continued throughout the weekend across the US, as worldwide, activists joined in solidarity. In Hong Kong, police have banned the annual Tiananmen Square vigil set to mark the 1989 massacre of peaceful protesters by authorities. In Colombia’s Amazon rainforest, coronavirus is threatening the Indigenous communities that make up a majority of the region’s population.
Full story - May 29, 2020
An Indigenous person gestures during the Presidential Summit for the Amazon, in Leticia, Colombia, Sept. 6, 2019.
Indigenous communities in Colombia's Amazon region lack medical personnel and infrastructure to handle a pandemic. Some worry the spread of the coronavirus could wipe out entire ethnic groups.
Full story - May 29, 2020
A view of a beach with some surfers
Hoping to replace billions in lost revenue, Costa Rica is embarking on a marketing blitz geared toward locals.
Full story - May 29, 2020
Sudan's Minister of Health Akram Ali Altom speaks during a Reuters interview amid concerns about the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19), in Khartoum, Sudan, April 11, 2020.
Some Sudanese in the diaspora are trying to help — but the country says the need is great.  
Full story - May 29, 2020
The closed Caesars Palace Las Vegas Hotel and Casino sign is seen illuminated as the spread of coronavirus disease (COVID-19) continues, on the Las Vegas strip.
Like many US states, Nevada was struggling to test residents when the coronavirus pandemic hit. Eventually, help did arrive — from an AI company in the UAE. 
Full episode - May 29, 2020
Several US National Guard members are shown wearing military fatigues and carrying weapons while walking in a street.
The news out of Minnesota has been intensifying with each passing day this week. The death of a black man named George Floyd while in police custody led to protests and violence in Minneapolis and captured the global news spotlight. Also, like many states in the US, Nevada was struggling to test residents when the coronavirus pandemic hit. Eventually, help arrived from an unlikely place: an artificial intelligence company in the United Arab Emirates. Plus, an immersive Van Gogh installation in Toronto, Canada, is making a surprising pivot in the age of social distancing: They're letting visitors drive right through it.
Full story - May 29, 2020
Un grupo de mujeres sonrien y miran a un politico hablar.
El camino hacia la victoria en las elecciones presidenciales de Estados Unidos en noviembre no puede permitirse ignorar el voto latino. El poder del voto de las mujeres latinas, no obstante, va más allá de sus votos individuales: es probable que alienten a sus amigos y familiares a votar también.