The World Intern
Emily Files is an intern with The World and a journalism student at Emerson College.
The students were able to escape Kabul because of the efforts of their school, the Asian University for Women in Bangladesh, which was holding remote classes for the students living in Kabul during the coronavirus pandemic.
Marvel Comics announced this week a new superhero comic book featuring Kamala Khan. Trust us, she's not your typical 16-year-old superhero from New Jersey.
Bollywood playback singer Manna Dey, an artist who holds legendary status within India's Bollywood movie industry, has passed away.
Drones have gotten a bad rap, says Patrick Egan. He is working to change that.
Adults in Switzerland could be in for a windfall, under a proposal set for a national referendum. The government would provide every adult $2,750 a month, every month, in what's known as a "basic income." One economist says it's not as whacky as it may seem to us.
Most North Koreans won't be able to afford a ski vacation, but having a ski resort to attract foreigners seems a point of national pride for North Korean leaders.
Some 500 African migrants piled into a boat in Libya this week, headed for Italy and, they hoped, asylum. But the boat sank, killing dozens with many more still missing.
Several historic sites around Boston and greater Massachusetts barred their entrances on Tuesday, introducing many tourists to the US government shutdown, firsthand.
All people in the western world know about Yemen is al-Qaeda. What they don't know is even more sad.