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The World

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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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Widespread strikes over pension reform shutdown France

December 5th, 2019

46:48

President Emmanuel Macron's promise to reform France's pension system triggered massive protests and strikes around the country Thursday. And, a …

How do you define impeachable behavior?

December 4th, 2019

46:54

Four constitutional scholars testified Wednesday at the House Judiciary Committee and tried to tackle how to define impeachable behavior as part of …

Tension between allies as NATO summit begins

December 3rd, 2019

46:15

All eyes are on NATO as the 70th anniversary summit gets underway in London. We speak with Ambassador Karen Pierce, the UK's representative to the United Nations, about the tension that's opened up between US President …

London knife attack enters the political debate

December 2nd, 2019

46:37

Friday's stabbing in London has now become a campaign issue in the UK's snap general election, which is set for Dec. 12. Prime Minister Boris Johnson is blaming the opposition Labour Party for the incident — which has …

Iraqi prime minister to resign

November 29th, 2019

46:52

Iraqi Prime Minister Adil Abdul-Mahdi says he will resign after one of the bloodiest days of anti-government protests. Also, French politicians and …

Trump signs Hong Kong human rights act

November 28th, 2019

46:58

President Donald Trump signed a plan to authorize sanctions on Chinese and Hong Kong officials responsible for human rights abuses in Hong Kong. This …

Veterans recall Thanksgiving deployments

November 27th, 2019

45:56

On this Thanksgiving eve, we'll hear from veterans remembering some Thanksgiving moments while deployed. Hear about having dinner in Saddam Hussein's former palace and procuring live turkeys with the help of Peshmerga …

UN climate report paints a bleak picture

November 26th, 2019

45:53

A new UN report about climate emissions shows that the world is way off track to meet the goals set by the Paris Climate Agreement. Also, Russia is …

Is US military discipline in jeopardy?

November 25th, 2019

45:28

US Navy Secretary Richard Spencer is out of a job after disagreeing with President Donald Trump over the case of Navy SEAL Eddie Gallagher. Also, pro-democracy protesters in Hong Kong had record voter turnout in a …

US security assistance to Ukraine

November 22nd, 2019

45:28

Since 2014, the US has committed more than $1.5 billion in security assistance to Ukraine. How does Ukraine’s military use those funds, and why are they so essential? Plus, the name Sergii Leshchenko keeps coming up in …

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