September 25, 2018
President Donald Trump told world leaders on Tuesday at the United Nations General Assembly that America rejects "the idea of globalism," but it accepts the "doctrine of patriotism." Plus, Trump defended his decision to pull the US out of the nuclear deal with Iran. And, we learn why peace on the Korean peninsula is driving a surge in interest in North Korean-style noodle dishes.
September 24, 2018
What's next for the US Justice Department, the Russia investigation and the status of Deputy Attorney General Rod Rosenstein? We ask a reporter in Washington. Also, the Chinese government reaches out to voters in Iowa. And, Facebook tests a new dating feature in Colombia.
September 21, 2018
Healthcare and recovery in Puerto Rico: We look into the long-term effects from Hurricane Maria on the health of some people on the island. Also, Southeast Asia's organized crime underworld. And, planting Lebanese cedar trees in the US in places named Lebanon.
September 20, 2018
Is Puerto Rico any better prepared for a storm than it was last September when Hurricane Maria hit? And, why the rest of the globe is paying attention to Supreme Court nominee Brett Kavanaugh and the sexual assault allegations against him. Plus, we hear from the frontman for the Northern Irish rock band Snow Patrol about his struggles with depression, anxiety and sobriety.
September 19, 2018
Are you pro-tariffs or for free trade? We hear from two perspectives on President Donald Trump's trade policies. Plus, an update on one of Detroit's most iconic urban ruins, which was bought by a Spanish developer. And, a report from Mexico City one year since a major earthquake hit the city.
September 18, 2018
The Trump administration plans to cap the number of refugees admitted to the US. Meanwhile, the city of Detroit is laying out the welcome mat for immigrants — including refugees — so they can help support the city’s economic revival. Plus, what’s happened to one of China’s most popular movie actresses.
September 17, 2018
Nearly three million people are living in Idlib, the last rebel-held stronghold in Syria. And as Hurricane Florence dumped historic rain in North Carolina, Typhoon Mangkhut roared through the Philippines, but there's a link between climate change and these kinds of major storms. Plus, Glasgow University has announced a program of “reparative justice” after a year-long study discovered that the university benefited from the equivalent of tens of millions of dollars in donations from the profits of slavery.
September 14, 2018
Paul Manafort's plea deal. Also, an Afghan filmmaker uses the power of the camera to stand up for women's rights. Plus, the future of the free world — can it survive?
September 13, 2018
While the Carolinas prepare for the arrival of Hurricane Florence, millions of people on the other side of the planet are bracing themselves for a potentially deadly typhoon expected to make landfall in the Philippines. Also, millions of dollars in federal funds have been diverted from FEMA to ICE. And, it is becoming more popular to undergo plastic surgery in Afghanistan, but the reasons might come as a real surprise.
September 12, 2018
The Global Climate Action Summit kicks off in California on Wednesday. Host Marco Werman speaks with The World's Carolyn Beeler, who is at the summit in San Francisco. We also learn more about one particular part of the globe that's already being hit hard by climate change — Somaliland. Plus, we continue our week-long series on Afghanistan and the lives of women there. Wednesday, The World's Shirin Jaafari brings us a story that focuses on Afghan fashion.