Around the globe, communities are bracing for new surges in COVID-19, from Spain to Israel. But a country's actions can make all the difference in what happens next, and whether a surge takes hold. And, in Wednesday’s debate, Vice President Mike Pence argued the Trump administration can claim credit for vanquishing ISIS. But many analysts say Trump carried forward President Barack Obama’s plan to counter the militant group, and then squandered the inheritance. Also, a team of Italian researchers has uncovered intact brain cells in a victim of the Mount Vesuvius explosion that killed 2,000 people in 79 AD.
The US vice presidential candidates battled on Wednesday evening in Salt Lake City with foreign policy topics taking up a solid chunk of time, Russia looks at a handful of chaotic scenes in its backyard — from Belarus and the Caucasus to Central Asia — and Brazil’s reported cases of the coronavirus passed the 5 million mark this week.
As the trial for the Charlie Hebdo attack in Paris enters its sixth week, some say that the sense of togetherness in France that emerged following the brutal attack didn’t last very long and that anti-Muslim rhetoric is on the rise.
La Abuela tortilla bakery on the hilly outskirts of Mexico's capital is providing pupils with a place to study and a complimentary connection to their virtual lessons as the pandemic prevents in-person learning.
Former US Marine Trevor Reed is sitting in a Russian prison for a crime that his family — and many US lawmakers and diplomats — say he didn't commit. The World's host Marco Werman speaks to Trevor Reed's father, Joey Reed.
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