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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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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The novel coronavirus, bats and other similar viruses


COVID-19 is considered a novel coronavirus because it is a new, undefined coronavirus identified in humans. However, a new study suggests that other similar viruses capable of infecting humans have been circulating in bats for decades.


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Cuba’s complicated coronavirus success story


Cuban officials haven’t reported any new COVID-19 deaths for two weeks. At the same time — and not unlike in the US — Cuba is also seeing a grassroots movement to combat police brutality, which is more complicated amid the coronavirus.


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Why coronavirus tests differ around the world


In the US, it's largely been up to individuals to figure out how to get tested for the coronavirus. The situation is very different in other countries.


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Coronavirus Conversations: How the coronavirus crisis has exposed entrenched health inequities


The coronavirus pandemic has exposed entrenched health inequities for communities of color. As part of our regular series discussing the pandemic The World’s Elana Gordon moderated a conversation with Harvard’s Nancy Krieger.


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More US cities prepare for arrival of federal agents


The Trump administration has announced the expansion of a program to quell violent crime that involves sending in federal agents to several Democratic-led cities.


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