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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episode 5: (Special) The wrong apocalypse — democracy! Yawn.


As the US reckons with systemic racism and a less-than-democratic past, China is doubling down on its authoritarian ways. Meanwhile, research on the health of democracy from across the globe indicates the patient is not well.


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Trump administration reverses visa rule for international students


In a reversal, the Trump administration has abandoned a plan to strip international students of their visas if their coursework is entirely online.


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Questions about immunity and the coronavirus


Contracting the coronavirus doesn't mean you're immune to catching it again, according to a new study from King's College London.


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First ISIS, then COVID-19: Iraqi students struggle with online learning


Students in the city of Mosul, Iraq, saw their education come to a stop when ISIS took over their city three years ago. US and Iraqi troops liberated the city, but reconstruction has been painfully slow. Meanwhile, online learning during the COVID-19 pandemic has proven difficult.


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Coronavirus Conversations: Are countries prepared for a coronavirus surge?


As part of our regular series discussing the pandemic and as a special podcast in The World's feed, reporter Elana Gordon moderated a conversation with William Hanage, associate professor of epidemiology at Harvard's T.H. Chan School of Public Health. 


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Melbourne under lockdown again following coronavirus spike


Melbourne under lockdown again following coronavirus spike


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US Supreme Court rules Trump can’t block release of financial records


The US Supreme Court weighed in Thursday on the question of presidential power. The justices decided 7-2 that President Donald Trump cannot block the release of his financial records to prosecutors in New York.


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episode 4: (Special) The wrong apocalypse — this is not a drill


In episode four of the third season of "Things That Go Boom," our partner podcast from PRX, host Laicie Heeley looks at the past and present of civil defense and nuclear arms control and asks what we can do — as individuals and as a nation — to prevent the existential threat of nuclear war.


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US colleges to lose foreign students after ICE announcement


US colleges are bracing to lose many foreign students this fall after US Immigration and Customs Enforcement issued new guidelines that require international students in online-only courses to transfer schools or leave the country altogether.


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Brazil’s president tests positive for coronavirus


After months of flouting the threat of the coronavirus, Brazilian President Jair Bolsonaro announced on live television that he has tested positive.


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