November 20, 2017
Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe won't quit, so his own ruling party is planning to impeach him. Also, a big political setback for German Chancellor Angela Merkel. Plus, how American hip hop is fueling a dance craze under a highway overpass in Rio de Janeiro.
November 17, 2017
In this special edition of The World we explore gun culture around the globe. From Yemen and El Salvador, two countries where guns are a big part of the culture, to Norway and its mass shooting trauma. Plus, a visit to a gun range, historical context for the 2nd Amendment, and faith leaders chime in.
November 16, 2017
As the list of powerful men accused of sexual harassment grows, a group of women have managed to stop harassment in the tomato fields of Florida. We hear how. Also, poet Jennifer Kronovet talks about rediscovering the Yiddish poetry of Celia Dropkin. And the Trump administration prepares to lift a ban on importing hunting trophies from Africa.
November 15, 2017
Zimbabwe's military appears to have staged a coup, but insists that it hasn't. Also, why the Paris Agreement is only the start if we want to dial back climate change. Plus, two Somali poets meet on a commuter train here in Boston.
November 14, 2017
The official US delegation at the climate talks in Germany toes the Trump Administration line, but another US contingent in Bonn offers up a different message. Also, we launch our Livable Planet desk for coverage of the environment. And our own editor feels the pain as Italy fails to qualify for soccer's World Cup.
November 13, 2017
A powerful earthquake with an epicenter in northern Iraq killed hundreds across the border in Iran on Sunday. Also, beauty pageant contestants in Peru are raising awareness about sexual harassment. And, a French town has built a bandstand to honor a local musician lost in the Bataclan terror attacks two years ago.
November 10, 2017
President Donald Trump promised to do better by America's military veterans. How's he doing? We take a look today. Plus, two sides of the Iraq war: A vet and a refugee share their memories. And, a Toronto pop-up restaurant where all the chefs are HIV-positive.
November 9, 2017
President Donald Trump wants to stop the deadly flow of synthetic opioid fentanyl from China to the US. The dark web will make that hard. Also, we hear what it's like to be an American at a climate conference right now. Plus, textile workers in Turkey say Zara owes them back wages.
November 8, 2017
Local US election results that seem to push back against anti-immigrant sentiment. Also, new Trump administration rules on travel to Cuba. Plus, two Japanese American families who've grown closer over time thanks to vegetable seeds.
November 7, 2017
A century after the Russian Revolution, many Russians aren't sure how to remember the Soviet Union. Also, what epidemics can teach us about preventing gun violence. Plus, the blind Turkish kayaker who dreams of crossing the Bosphorus.