Obituary

Former US Secretary of State Henry Kissinger is interviewed by Neil Cavuto.

Henry Kissinger leaves lasting — and controversial — foreign policy legacy

Few American statesmen have been as celebrated and as hated as Henry Kissinger, described as a “key architect of US foreign policy.” He died on Wednesday at the age of 100. 

Henry Kissinger leaves lasting — and controversial — foreign policy legacy
portrait of nun reading a musical score

The astonishing life and music of Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou, the Ethiopian nun who has died at 99

The astonishing life and music of Emahoy Tsegué-Maryam Guèbrou, the Ethiopian nun who has died at 99
Pope Benedict XVI greets the crowd from the central balcony of St. Peter's Basilica at the Vatican, soon after his election, April 19, 2005.

Pope Benedict XVI was an icon of conservative Catholicism, theology professor says

Pope Benedict XVI was an icon of conservative Catholicism, theology professor says
players on field

World-renowned soccer great ​​Pelé dies at 82

World-renowned soccer great ​​Pelé dies at 82
Britain's Queen Elizabeth II looks on during a visit to officially open the new building at Thames Hospice, Maidenhead, England July 15, 2022.

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's monarch for 70 years, dies

Queen Elizabeth II, Britain's monarch for 70 years, dies
Supporters of slain Haitian President Jovenel Moïse protest to demand justice in Port-au-Prince, Haiti

Haitians face a ‘very dire climate’ one year after Moïse's assassination, journalist says

A year since the assassination of President Jovenel Moïse, Haiti has descended into further violence, and efforts to hold people accountable have proven to be fruitless. Widlore Merancourt, editor with news outlet AyiboPost in Port-au-Prince, discussed with The World's host Marco Werman what the anniversary means for Haitians.

Haitians face a ‘very dire climate’ one year after Moïse's assassination, journalist says
Japan's outgoing Prime Minister Shinzo Abe speaks to the media as he arrives at the prime minister's office for a cabinet meeting in Tokyo, Japan

Japan's ex-leader Shinzo Abe assassinated during a speech

Former Prime Minister Shinzo Abe was delivering a campaign speech when a gunman shot him from behind. "Japan is in a state of shock. It is a tragic and unprecedented attack," reporter Thisanka Siripala tells The World's host Marco Werman.

Japan's ex-leader Shinzo Abe assassinated during a speech
Singer Lata Mangeshkar laughs at the launch of her Hindi music album “Saadgi” or Simplicity, on World Music Day, in Mumbai, India

Lata Mangeshkar, legendary Indian singer, dies at 92

Legendary Indian singer Lata Mangeshkar has died at the age of 92. In her honor, India declared two days of national mourning and lowered the country’s flags through Monday.

Lata Mangeshkar, legendary Indian singer, dies at 92
Parents of 5-year-old Rayan walk towards the tunnel as their son's body was being retrieved, after he fell into a hole and was stuck there for several days, in the village of Ighran in Morocco's Chefchaouen province

Moroccans prepare funeral for boy, 5, who died in deep well

Mourners have begun preparations for the funeral of 5-year-old Rayan Oram, who fell into a deep well a few days ago, after his body was retrieved. The boy's plight garnered international attention and scores of people from all over the country are expected to attend the funeral to pay their respects.

Moroccans prepare funeral for boy, 5, who died in deep well
E.O. Wilson in his office at Harvard University

Remembering naturalist E.O. Wilson

We remember E.O. Wilson, one of the world’s leading naturalists who died on Dec. 26, 2021. “I like to call it, ‘one Earth, one experiment,'" he once said. "We’ve only got one shot at this. Let's be careful.”

Remembering naturalist E.O. Wilson
Ecologist Tom Lovejoy is being remembered for his decades of research and bringing people together to protect the Amazon rainforest and other ecosystems on the planet.

Remembering Tom Lovejoy, champion of biodiversity and the Amazon

Tom Lovejoy, along with his colleague EO Wilson, shaped humanity’s understanding of biodiversity and the importance of keeping vital ecosystems intact.

Remembering Tom Lovejoy, champion of biodiversity and the Amazon
Edward O. Wilson sitting in a chair in his office

E.O. Wilson’s lifelong passion for ants helped him teach humans about how to live sustainably with nature

E.O. Wilson, who died Sunday, was an extraordinary naturalist and one of the world’s leading experts on ants, but his other passion was convincing humans to see themselves as part of the natural world.

E.O. Wilson’s lifelong passion for ants helped him teach humans about how to live sustainably with nature
Flowers are placed alongside a photo of Anglican Archbishop Desmond Tutu at the St. George's Cathedral in Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town bells toll to honor Archbishop Desmond Tutu's life

Archbishop Desmond Tutu, who worked against South Africa's apartheid regime, has died at the age of 90. He chaired the Truth and Reconciliation Commission that documented atrocities and sought to promote national reconciliation.

Cape Town bells toll to honor Archbishop Desmond Tutu's life
Former South African President FW de Klerk arrives for the swearing-in ceremony of newly elected President Cyril Ramaphosa in Pretoria, South Africa, May 25, 2019. 

Remembering the life and legacy of the late FW de Klerk, South Africa's last apartheid president

Former South African President FW De Klerk has died at the age of 85. Dave Steward, chairman of the FW de Klerk Foundation, spoke with The World's host Marco Werman about the late president's life and legacy in South Africa.

Remembering the life and legacy of the late FW de Klerk, South Africa's last apartheid president
People watch a TV screen showing a news program reporting about North Korea's missile launch with file footage at a train station in Seoul, South Korea

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missile

North Korea launches at least one ballistic missile into the ocean. Also, Russia suspends its permanent mission to NATO. And, US special envoy to Afghanistan Zalmay Khalilzad resigns and is set to be replaced by his deputy.

North Korea launches suspected ballistic missile