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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New security law in Beijing targets protesters


New security law in Beijing targets protesters


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What's at stake in Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement


What's at stake in Hong Kong's pro-democracy movement


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Russian bounties on US troops in Afghanistan


In the past few days, The New York Times published bombshell revelations that Russia reportedly offered cash bounties to Taliban-linked fighters for killing US soldiers in Afghanistan. The World's host Marco Werman speaks with David Petraeus, the retired former head of US forces in Afghanistan and an ex-CIA chief, about how the US should respond if the reports are verified.


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Developing ‘instant’ tests for the coronavirus


A number of so-called "instant" tests for the coronavirus are being developed that could offer results within minutes. That could expand testing dramatically and help hospitals in the most vulnerable of places.


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Coronavirus Conversations: What's next in the fight against the coronavirus?


The coronavirus has infected more than 9 million people and caused 440,000 deaths worldwide. With countries starting to reopen while we await vaccines and treatments, what can we expect next?


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European Union set to reopen, but likely not to Americans


The EU is getting ready to reopen to international travelers after months of restrictions as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. But draft plans would maintain limitations on visitors from countries that have failed to bring the virus under control.


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Trump’s visa ban has technology companies worried


US President Donald President Trump on Monday signed an executive order targeting several visa programs for foreign workers, including programs US tech companies rely on to hire highly skilled foreign workers.


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Trump celebrates the border wall


President Donald Trump visits Arizona on Tuesday where he will make a stop in Yuma to celebrate the 200th mile of construction of the US-Mexico border wall. Most of the construction has been replacement segments.


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Face masks and the coronavirus crisis


The more we learn about the coronavirus, the more the evidence points to the importance of face coverings in limiting the virus’s spread.


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Celebrating Juneteenth amid global outrage over systemic racism


Today is the Juneteenth holiday celebrating the emancipation of African Americans from slavery. The World hears from an African American woman who moved to Ghana decades ago to escape racism in the US.


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