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The new reception center at a cruise terminal on the Brooklyn waterfront will house 1,000 migrant men until May 1, when cruise ships will be back.

New York City struggles to accommodate new migrants

A controversial housing dispute this week reveals a deep strain on the intake system for migrants. 

New York City struggles to accommodate new migrants
Paula’s garden is filled with trees and plants that he considers sacred. 

‘Art is the answer to all this’: This Brazilian artist went from fighting fires to uplifting Black portraiture

‘Art is the answer to all this’: This Brazilian artist went from fighting fires to uplifting Black portraiture
Exterior of the Museum of the City of New York, with a promotion for the "City of Faith" exhibition currently on display, New York, Dec. 1, 2022.

Museum exhibit highlights New York’s sacred spaces

Museum exhibit highlights New York’s sacred spaces
A translators booth overlooks the empty General Assembly hall at United Nations headquarters ahead of the General Assembly, Friday, Sept. 16, 2022.

‘Every country gets a voice:’ World leaders convene at annual UN meeting

‘Every country gets a voice:’ World leaders convene at annual UN meeting
A worker walks alongside the Newtown Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant's array of digester eggs in the Greenpoint neighborhood of Brooklyn, New York

Why has polio emerged in the US, UK and Israel? A polio eradication expert weighs in.

Why has polio emerged in the US, UK and Israel? A polio eradication expert weighs in.
As a part of the Afro-Andean Funk duo, Araceli Poma, a Latin Grammy-nominated Peruvian singer and producer, together with bassist, composer and producer Matt Geraghty, often makes music about Indigenous language, culture and shamanism.

Afro-Andean Funk duo unites cultures through music

The New York-based duo makes music about a wide variety of themes but often come back to songs about Peruvian shamanism.

Afro-Andean Funk duo unites cultures through music
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Colombia’s Meridian Brothers breathe new life into salsa music with the help of a traditional record label 

Using a keyboard, a saxophone, a bass guitar and percussion, Eblis Alvarez is recreating the classical salsa sound developed by Latino immigrants in New York in the 1970s and giving it somewhat of a psychedelic twist.

Colombia’s Meridian Brothers breathe new life into salsa music with the help of a traditional record label 
‘Inventing Anna’ is based on Anna Sorokin, who in this photo appears in the New York State Supreme Court on grand larceny charges.

The art of the con: ‘Inventing Anna,’ ‘The Tinder Swindler’ and gender

What is it about Anna Delvey and Simon Leviev and how do gender and gender relations play a role in their schemes?

The art of the con: ‘Inventing Anna,’ ‘The Tinder Swindler’ and gender
Weedie Braimah's "The Hands of Time" features the power and range of the djembe.

Musician Weedie Braimah lets the djembe speak for itself

In “The Hands of Time,” Weedie Braimah and his band fuse hip-hop, folkloric music and jazz. The new album tells two stories: that of the djembe and Braimah’s journey to it.

Musician Weedie Braimah lets the djembe speak for itself
Woman news anchor wearing black outfit and pink headscarf looks into a camera in a Tolo News studio

For journalists working under Taliban rule, there are 'no guarantees,' Afghan media network head says

Saad Mohseni heads the MOBY Group, the media company that owns Tolo News in Afghanistan. He recently arrived in the US and spoke with The World's host Carol Hills from New York about the current situation in the country under Taliban rule.

For journalists working under Taliban rule, there are 'no guarantees,' Afghan media network head says
Pope Francis sits with Rabbi Elliot J. Cosgrove (left) and Iman Khalid Latif (right), executive director of the Islamic Center and chaplain to the students at New York University, at a multi-religious gathering during a visit to the 9/11 Memorial Museum i

NYU chaplain calls for a 'true pursuit of empathy' to heal from 9/11 aftermath

Two decades after the attacks of Sept. 11, Muslim Americans revisit their lives in a post-9/11 world. Executive director and chaplain at New York University, Khalid Latif, discusses his experiences with The World's host Marco Werman.

NYU chaplain calls for a 'true pursuit of empathy' to heal from 9/11 aftermath
Journalist Masih Alinejad speaks onstage

Iranian journalist targeted in alleged Iran kidnap plot says operation ‘must be condemned’

Masih Alinejad spoke from Brooklyn with The World's host Marco Werman about the kidnapping plot.

Iranian journalist targeted in alleged Iran kidnap plot says operation ‘must be condemned’
In 2019, the Morgan sisters biked to New York City from Andover with their mom to raise awareness about climate change.

Young activists are making their mark in the climate debate

Teens and kids will feel the impact global warming more keenly than older generations — and many of them are choosing to act now to stop it.

Young activists are making their mark in the climate debate
Seven members of K-pop band BTS stand wearing black suits in front of a yellow background that says "BTS Butter"

Dedicated BTS fans buy tickets to join virtual K-pop concert

Even fans in the US tuned in at 5:30 a.m. to watch the live BTS concert online. Culture critic Maria Sherman, author of "Larger Than Life: A History of Boy Bands from NKOTB to BTS," joins us to talk about BTS fandom.

Dedicated BTS fans buy tickets to join virtual K-pop concert
An engraving inside Peace Arch pays homage to the historically close relationship between the US and Canada

Families separated by US-Canadian COVID border restrictions find reprieve in Peace Arch Park

Although Canada offers exemptions for noncitizen family members to visit their loved ones in there, its quarantine policy effectively keeps many out of the country.

Families separated by US-Canadian COVID border restrictions find reprieve in Peace Arch Park