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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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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US-China relations have grown tense with regular clashes over trade, security, human rights and China's Hong Kong policies.


US-China relations have grown tense with regular clashes over trade, security, human rights and China's Hong Kong policies.


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Alarms sounded about foreign interference in 2020 election


US Democratic lawmakers are demanding a prompt FBI briefing on an alleged foreign interference campaign targeting the 2020 election. 


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Britain ‘actively avoided’ investigation into Russia election meddling


Britain's government failed to determine and "actively avoided" looking into whether Russia meddled in the country’s recent elections, according to a much-anticipated intelligence report.


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Number in The News: 2 — Australia and New Zealand to co-host the 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup


The 2023 FIFA Women's World Cup has big shoes to fill following the last tournament. Two countries — Australia and New Zealand — will co-host the 2023 tournament, and players are confident the next World Cup will be just as momentous.


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Oxford’s coronavirus vaccine study shows glimmer of hope


Scientists at Oxford University published the results Monday of an early-phase coronavirus vaccine experiment showing strong immune response and no early safety concerns.


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Coronavirus Conversations: Can advances in testing counter surging COVID-19 cases?


As part of our regular series discussing the pandemic The World’s Elana Gordon moderated a discussion with epidemiologist Dr. Michael Mina from Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health on the latest advances in COVID-19 testing.


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