Despite bombing Yemen for a hundred days, the Saudi-led coalition has failed to dislodge rebel fighters. But it has killed thousands of Yemenis, destroyed thousands of buildings, and helped to expand a local turf battle into a regional power struggle.
Canada's wildfires are sending smoke billowing south, thanks to the jet stream and changes in the location of high pressure systems across the US. All that smoke has led to air quality alerts around the US — from the Pacific Northwest to the Upper Midwest.
More than a decade has passed since the US invasion of Iraq. The American troops have left and an Iraqi government is in charge of running the country. But for Yassin Alsalman, an Iraqi Canadian hip-hop artist, the pain feels fresh.
Glaciers are key contributors to drinking water supplies, hydropower generation and salmon survival in the Pacific Northwest. Scientists aren’t sure exactly when the glaciers will disappear. It could be within a few decades. It has been 4,000 years since the glaciers have receded this much.
Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter Iris DeMent has sung duets with John Prine, Steve Earle and Emmylou Harris. But her latest collaboration is with Anna Akhmatova, the "Tragic Queen" of Russian poetry.
Fractals are everywhere in our lives. You've certainly seen them before, even if you don't know it. Tree branches, feathers, leaf veins, blood vessels, fractal, fractal, fractal and fractal. An art exhibit celebrates these intriguing natural creations, by recreating them with man-made objects.
Saudi Arabia and Iran are engaged in a sort of regional cold war. US officials have said they hope the Iran deal would lead to diplomatic breakthroughs, but it's just as likely (perhaps more) to lead to greater tensions.
If you’ve been on a college campus lately, you might have noticed a few amenities - fancy welcome centers, golf courses, and saunas. Of course, these things cost money and therefore tuition and fees. But are they responsible for rising tuition?
Malaria kills hundreds of thousands of people each year but this may be about to change. The first malaria vaccine had been approved by the European Medicines Agency. David Kaslow, Path vice president, talks about the impact of this vaccine.
Last week, aspiring basketball players traveled to Las Vegas, hoping to be drafted onto a professional team. But this wasn’t for the NBA; these athletes were hoping to play in South Korea. The Korean Basketball League is growing, and attracting American players.