It only took just over a decade for the world to add 1 billion more people. To break down what this growth means for societies around the globe, The World's host Carol Hills speaks to demographer and author Jennifer Sciubba.
Ford’s F-Series pickup trucks are the best-selling vehicles in the United States. Now the all-electric version of the popular F-150 is the talk of the auto industry.
For many inside and outside of Africa, the Benin Bronzes are symbols of colonialism and exploitation, and they’ll stay that way until they’re returned.
American ginseng demand has dried up amid the United States' ongoing trade war with China, economic impacts from the pandemic and anti-Asian rhetoric.
Prominent groups are calling on the Biden administration to lift Trump-era sanctions on ICC members. But Israel, one of America's closest allies, is asking the new president to keep them in place.
South African physician and anti-apartheid activist Mamphela Ramphele explains how the African concept of Ubuntu can bring communities together and support individuals at the same time.
Almost a year into the pandemic, societies are faced with immense contradictions: processing shocking death tolls while finding hope in promising vaccine rollouts. Surgeon, writer and researcher Dr. Atul Gawande speaks with The World’s Marco Werman about what it means to be human in this precarious moment.
Newly inaugurated US President Joe Biden will sign 10 key executive orders to combat the coronavirus pandemic on Thursday, as cases surge and troubling new variants appear around the world. Biden is asking all Americans to mask up during travel as a federal mandate, radically shifting the culture of mask-wearing in the US.
Former diplomat Richard Haass wrote recently that a "post-America world" may come sooner than we think — and that it's been hastened by the Jan. 6 riots at the US Capitol.
The US House of Representatives is expected on Wednesday to vote to impeach President Donald Trump, as a growing number of both Democrats and Republicans share concern that the president poses a threat to national security after he incited a violent mob to storm the Capitol on Jan. 6.
Outside observers watched with disbelief as a violent mob of Trump supporters stormed Capitol Hill in Washington, DC, the seat of US power.