People living on the outskirts of Chennai, India, are blocking roads and laying siege to tanker lorries because they fear their water reserves are being sacrificed so city dwellers, businesses and luxury hotels don't run out.
Although climate change wasn’t discussed much in the 2016 presidential election, this time around it’s turning out to be a much hotter topic. Greenpeace has created a scorecard to help voters understand where each candidate currently stands on the climate crisis.
Dallia Abdel-Moniem is an activist who participated in the weekend's protests. She spoke to The World's Marco Werman on how protesters recovered after June 3 — and the message they wanted to send by raising their voices again.
President Donald Trump's administration has been trying to make the case that a 9/11 law applies to Iran — which would allow him to bypass Congress and go to war. But those efforts have reinvigorated debates about the law in Washington.
In Hong Kong, protesters are prepared to take to the streets on July 1, the day of Hong Kong's handover from the UK to China, to protest a controversial bill that would allow extradition from Hong Kong to mainland China. Joshua Wong is one of the leaders of the protest movement, and he spoke to The World's host, Marco Werman, about his experience advocating for Hong Kong's people.
Rap is now mainstream in Russia. The sound is everywhere: in clubs, on the radio and in stores. But despite a culture of speaking out on issues in the West, why do many rappers in Russia avoid talking about the country’s big problems?
The ruling makes it harder for the federal government to get a citizenship question on the 2020 census. But advocates say that the possibility of the question sowed so much fear within immigrant communities that the damage may have already been done.