Lilit Martirosyan misses the chance to go and sit somewhere outside to drink coffee. She hasn’t been able to do that for the past seven weeks. It’s too dangerous for her to even look out her own window.
Venezuela’s ex-military deserted Maduro hoping for a revolution. Now they’re on the brink of homelessness.
When Venezuelan Sergeant Frank Antonio Rengifo deserted his military post in early March — walking across the border into neighboring Colombia — he thought he’d soon play a role in an armed revolution
'World Heritage' site selection is Eurocentric – and that shapes which historic places get love and money
The April 2019 fire that engulfed France’s Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris led to an outpouring of grief and introspection. Historians explained how the 800-year-old church had survived political upheaval.
President Donald Trump says he does not want war with Iran. But his administration is still sounding the alarm. "This threat from Iran remains," Secretary of State Mike Pompeo told CNBC on Thursday. "We've
The trope that migrants bring diseases that threaten immigrant-receiving countries is among the most pervasive myths touted in anti-immigrant discourse, and one justification of racist and humiliating
With all the politicking and bureaucracy involved in the European elections, often just attracting voter interest can be a big challenge. But this year’s European elections — which kick off across the
Editor's note: On Friday, May 24, Kenya's High Court ruled to dismiss a petition to scrap sections 162 and 165 of the country's penal code that criminalizes gay sex. They judged that the penal code did
On beaches from North Carolina to Texas and throughout the wider Caribbean, one of nature’s great seasonal events is underway. Adult female sea turtles are crawling out of the ocean, digging deep holes
Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died at 48. The author,
Lucas Zaccari is the 4-year-old son of American citizen Allison Blixt and her wife, Italian citizen Stefania Zaccari. But in the eyes of the State Department, Lucas isn't eligible for US citizenship through
She alights from a black Ferrari convertible, her Christian Louboutin stilettos glinting in the sunlight. The lid of her black lacquer grand piano is propped open in the living room of her plush Beverly
If there are two people who probably shouldn't be in the same room together, it is South Africa's most famous political cartoonist, Zapiro (whose real name is Jonathan Shapiro), and the country's disgraced
These caregivers work in conditions ‘akin to modern-day slavery.’ In California, wage theft is ‘rampant.’
Across California, at least 20 companies providing care for the elderly, disabled and mentally ill continue to operate illegally after being cited for failing to pay their workers more than $1.4 million
Asian Americans may be the group impacted most if the Supreme Court decides to allow a controversial question on citizenship to be included on the 2020 census. Asians are the fastest growing racial demographic
In the spring of 1969, 19-year-old Ohio State sophomore Terry Tickhill Terrell saw an article in the school newspaper about a graduate student who had gone to Antarctica with a research group. She immediately
Oceanographer Anna Wåhlin paced across the bridge of the Nathaniel B. Palmer icebreaker like a nervous parent waiting for a teenager out past curfew. The fiery orange submarine, which she named Ran after
That’s why Wåhlin worked for seven years to get a Hugin submarine, a 25-foot, torpedo-shaped autonomous underwater vehicle packed with oceanographic sensors. “This was the dream, Thwaites and the West
US President Donald Trump has asked for files to be prepared on pardoning several US military members accused of or convicted of war crimes, including one slated to stand trial on charges of shooting civilians