Global warming has profound effects on our planet, including melting Earth’s immense ice sheets. A new study from NASA reveals an unexpected result of all that ice melting: It’s moving the axis of rotation of the entire planet.
Economists at the London School of Economics say denial of the risks of global warming — from rising seas to droughts to civil unrest — is promoting the overvaluation of certain financial assets — in other words, a bubble.
The Eurovision competition isn't supposed to be about politics. But it often creeps in. And this year's entry from Ukraine, about the Soviet deportation of Crimean Tatars in 1944, has Russia crying foul.
Venezuela's continuing struggles with economic malaise and the low price of oil are spilling out in the open with serious consequences — babies dying, consumer product shortages and a national leader being threatened with ouster.
Papa Wemba died earlier this week, after he collapsed on stage in Ivory Coast. The star, known as the king of Congolese rumba, was jailed in 2004 for smuggling Congolese people to Europe. Lubangi Muniania, a Congolese arts educator who knew Papa Wemba, explains Wemba's history.
Anita Corbin documented women who ruled the punk scene in London. The women are all grown up now ... and the photographer is as well. But Corbin wanted to know what happened to the women of punk. So she's been tracking them down for a new exhibit in London.