Former National Security Advisor and USS Ambassador to UN Susan Rice, speaks on stage at the Women In The World Summit in New York on April 11, 2019. 
The former US national security adviser and ambassador to the UN under Obama says the Trump administration's foreign policy has undermined US alliances and upended national security.
People wait in line to get water in Port-au-Prince, Haiti, on September 29, 2019.
Magalie Dresse's craft business in Haiti caught fire in a protest. And while scared for the short term, she told The World she's optimistic that recent demonstrations will bring about long-term change.
Three men in suits stand with their heads bowed.
When the White House withdrew US troops from Syria, it unwittingly sacrificed one of its core constituencies’ dearest causes — Christians in the Middle East. US actions in the region since the early October withdrawal have been a response to their ire. It’s working — for now.
Nancy Pelosi in blue in front of American flags
The US House of Representatives will vote on a resolution to formalize the impeachment inquiry into President Donald Trump Thursday, which will set rules for the investigation going forward. But what's happened in the inquiry so far? The World looks back at some key moments.
This SDS Sigma 7 computer sent the first message over the predecessor of the internet in 1969. 
Today’s vast communications web is a result of governments and regulators making choices that collectively built the internet as it is now.
A man in a military uniform is walking with other people around him
A witness in the impeachment inquiry faced accusations of being a "double agent" by conservative media before his appearance on Tuesday. A retired general who supervised Army Lt. Col. Alex Vindman says the suggestions and innuendo are "reprehensible."
A Syrian refugee man works at a bakery in Gaziantep, Turkey, May 16, 2016.
Turkey extended a deadline for Syrians to update their registration cards or move until Oct. 30. But many say they’ve run into problems getting their papers in order, and registrations in larger cities, including Istanbul, have been completely blocked.
protest
The Indigenous president recently won his fourth consecutive election and could be in power for 18 years. His opponents say the vote was rigged.   
Demonstrators wearing masks hold their cell phones, with the flashlights on, over their heads as they are crowded together in a street
Han Dongfang led protesters in Tiananmen Square 30 years ago. Today, he's joining those swelling the streets of Hong Kong. But the energy and the very mentality of the protests are different, he says, because today's Hong Kongers have "tasted freedom" — and are fighting to keep it.
Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi
Common sense would suggest the world is indeed now a much safer place with ISIS leader Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi's passing. Unfortunately, however, there is no guarantee this will prove to be true in practice. 

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