The World: Latest Edition

Host Marco Werman and his team of producers bring you the world's most interesting stories that remind us just how small our planet really is.

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Protesters demand change in Lebanon


Thousands of angry protesters have taken to the streets of Beirut demanding the ousting of Lebanon’s political elite, leading to the resignations of several ministers on Monday.


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Concerns over food security after Lebanon explosion


Beirut is still coming to terms with the blast that killed scores of people and wiped out Lebanon's main seaport Tuesday. One of the main concerns now is food.


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Lebanese turn to grassroots efforts in blast recovery 


Civilians in Lebanon’s capital have little trust in their government, so they’re launching grassroots efforts to recover after this week’s massive explosion. 


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Lebanon declares a state of emergency after explosion


After Tuesday’s explosion in Beirut, Lebanon's government has declared a two-week state of emergency. 


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Explosion rocks Beirut’s port


A massive explosion rocked downtown Beirut on Tuesday, flattening much of the port, damaging buildings and blowing out windows and doors as a giant mushroom cloud rose above the capital. 


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El Paso's tragic shooting one year on


Monday marks the one-year anniversary of a mass shooting at a Walmart store in El Paso, Texas, resulting in the deaths of 23 people, with dozens more wounded. The World looks at how the local community is remembering those who died.


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Hong Kong delays highly anticipated election


Hong Kong leader Carrie Lam announced Friday that the legislative election planned for early September will be delayed for one year because of the coronavirus pandemic.


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Number in The News: 90 — Depression-era recipes go viral for coronavirus-era home cooks


Glen Powell shares recipes from vintage cookbooks on his YouTube channel. But as the coronavirus crisis has forced home cooks to get creative in the kitchen, some of these 90-year-old recipes have gone viral recently.


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Coronavirus cases in Vietnam sound lockdown alarms


Vietnam has not recorded a single death from the coronavirus thanks to an aggressive lockdown. But, a small spike of infections recently has people there looking at the possibility of more emergency lockdown measures.


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episode 6: (Special) The wrong apocalypse — inner decay


In episode six of the third season of "Things That Go Boom," host Laicie Heeley looks into how false information flooding the internet poses risks not just to national and election security, but to our health and safety.


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