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The World: Latest Edition

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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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Millions under lockdown in China after new coronavirus outbreak

January 15th, 2021

48:21

China, which had no deaths from COVID-19 on its mainland for eight months, has responded to reports of 500 new cases by locking down 28 million people. Also, for the first time in its 30-year history, an Israeli human …

Cleaning up the US Capitol after the riot

January 14th, 2021

47:33

A now-viral photo shows New Jersey Rep. Andy Kim cleaning up the Capitol rotunda after the mob rampage. Rep. Kim speaks with The World’s Marco …

Trump impeached in historic second time

January 13th, 2021

47:28

Donald Trump was impeached for a second time Wednesday as the House of Representatives debated whether to remove the US president. And, Canadian authorities are considering designating the Proud Boys, a right-wing …

Cuba again listed as a state sponsor of terrorism

January 12th, 2021

47:36

US Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced that Cuba will be re-designated a state sponsor of terrorism. And, on Thursday, millions of Ugandans …

World on edge after attack on US Capitol

January 11th, 2021

47:41

US President Donald Trump’s remaining days in office have the nation, and the world, on edge. And, even with all the available images of the storming …

Attack on US Capitol raises national security concerns

January 8th, 2021

48:39

The attack on US Capitol building Wednesday by a mob of pro-Trump extremists has raised new questions about US national security. And, the top …

A lens on the US after violence on Capitol Hill 

January 7th, 2021

47:51

The US has presented itself as a beacon of democracy around the world. How have the events of this week impacted the US’ image? And, among those who …

US on edge during transition of power

January 6th, 2021

47:08

The peaceful transition of power is a democratic principle that for the most part hasn't been challenged here in the US. But this year, after this …

India begins ambitious COVID-19 vaccination campaign

January 5th, 2021

47:10

Health professionals in India are gearing up to begin the world’s most ambitious vaccination campaign after officials there approved the emergency use of two COVID-19 vaccines. And, one of the main issues the US …

Tensions high one year after US attack that killed Iran’s Soleimani

January 4th, 2021

48:08

It’s been one year since the US killed Iran’s top military commander Qasem Soleimani in a drone attack in Iraq. And, on the campaign trail, …

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