Support is growing among state lawmakers to take the flag down, says conservative Norman Brannon, who is introducing such a bill. He's advising national Republicans not to stick with the tried-and-true embrace of the past.
Each year, the people of Feltwell in England celebrate the Fourth of July. The celebrations are put on by the US Air Force base that's there. This year, however, the celebrations have been cancelled due to "threat assessments."
Rachel Dolezal's claims that she is black has opened a wide-reaching discussion about race. And no where is the story translating more than in South Africa where self-identification is nothing to take lightly.
A new film explores a real life incident from the first Intifada, when a West Bank town bought some cows and started a dairy farm. "The Wanted 18" is about what happens when Israel declared the cows a security risk and the Palestinians hid them so they could keep the dairy going.
Everyone wants to present the best version of themselves online. Sometimes it's easy to forget that people are much messier than their Facebook, Instagram and Twitter profiles might make them seem. That's where Yik Yak, an anonymous sharing app comes in.
As global temperatures increase, thawing permafrost starts to release large amounts of carbon dioxide and methane, which, in turn, raises global temperatures. This feedback loop could have dire consequences — and new research suggests we are getting close to making this loop irreversible.
Mexican voters elected their first independent gubernatorial candidate, a victory seen as a protest against the country's political parties. The main party, the PRI still holds onto to its majority in Congress, but this election still sent a message.
After the Charleston shootings, gun control remains the "gigantic elephant in the room," says journalist Gary Younge. FBI data show that African Americans are targeted 16 times more often than whites for hate crimes.
Mexican officials have sharply increased stops and deportations of the migrants before they reach the US border, thanks to State Department funding. That may be why you're not hearing about a crisis this year, even though many still are fleeing heavy violence.
In Ghana, girls and young women from the rural countryside make up the largest group of people flooding into big cities looking for work, often to pay school fees. Most of them find work in the markets. But it's a rough life with few guarantees.