Obama: World Has Never Been Less Violent, Healthier, Better Educated

July 21, 2016 12:06 AM

President Barack Obama says we have never lived in a world that's more peaceful, prosperous and connected than today. His reminder comes as news stories about terrorism, death, destruction and human suffering give the impression that we live in an increasingly harsh and violent world. Obama reminded an international audience in Washington on Wednesday that it is the opposite. Zlatica Hoke reports.