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.

Law enforcement officials stand in front of an Operation Trojan Shield logo at a news conference

Global police sting raises questions on surveillance and privacy

A box containing stacks of cash with a 50 note stack from New Zealand on top

Hundreds arrested in massive global crime sting

Top of The World
The top of a white building is shown with a Chinese flag flying.

US prosecutors say Chinese researcher is evading arrest in San Francisco consulate

US-China relations
Rep. Adam Schiff, a California Democrat says if Congress doesn't get the documents it needs to investigate Trump's actions, he backs issuing subpoenas.

After Putin’s offer to share notes, ranking House Intel Democrat Schiff is ‘running out of expletives’

Global Politics

Comey’s firing plunges Trump presidency into turmoil


Trump’s shock dismissal of James Comey — the man overseeing federal investigations into suspected Kremlin interference in the 2016 vote — has sparked a political firestorm in Washington and plunged his young presidency in turmoil.

James Comey was dismissed by Donald Trump as FBI director.

Trump’s America is showing the telltale signs of a failing state

Global Politics

Our country is at a crossroads, and the right path forward must not include Donald Trump as president.


Smiley: Democrats now have a ‘soft spot’ for Comey? Are you kidding?


At the risk of sounding disinterested or unconcerned about yet another bizarre and brazen act by President Donald Trump, which raises myriad questions about his motivations, particularly as it relates to the investigation about the role Russia may have played in our presidential elections, good riddance to James Comey. Trump’s flagrant and foul dismissal, notwithstanding, Comey should have taken a seat, several seats, a while ago.

Protesters gather to rally against U.S. President Donald Trump's firing of Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Director James Comey, outside the White House in Washington, U.S. May 10, 2017.

Trump firing Comey: ‘It helps every authoritarian in the world’

Global Politics

Journalists and academics across the globe see alarming parallels between the US and deeply troubled countries whose leaders go after those who investigate them.


With Comey’s dismissal, are we careening towards a constitutional crisis?


Jeffrey Rosen, a professor of law at George Washington University and president of the National Constitution Center in Philadelphia, says President Donald Trump was acting within his authority when he dismissed FBI director James Comey.