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.
Full story - August 13, 2019
A group of people is seen on a mobile staircase at an airport.
The Phillips Collection's new exhibition, “The Warmth of Other Suns: Stories of Global Displacement,” takes a look at immigration and the struggles of those who have been displaced.
Full story - August 13, 2019
About 15,000 robots named “Pepper” are used in Japanese and European banks, fast service restaurants, and healthcare settings. Pepper is now in US bank branches too — HSBC has them in select locations to help answer basic customer questions.
Robots have replaced millions of American workers. As humanoid robots improve, will they work alongside people — or replace them?
Full story - August 12, 2019
A hand waving a small American flag
The Trump administration issued a "public charge" rule designed to restrict residency for immigrants with the potential to receive public assistance.
Full episode - August 12, 2019
Three women are shown in colorful attire and head coverings walking past an armed security official.
Kashmir remains cut off from the outside world. Should the US intervene? Also, protests in Hong Kong continue to escalate as protesters shut down the Hong Kong airport, one of the busiest airports in the world. And, we kick off a series on the changing face of evangelical Christianity.
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.