Maybe everyone is an underdog at some point. Lady Gaga had a Facebook group named after her when she was a raven-eyed NYU freshman at 18. It told Stefani Germanotta, in myriad ways, that she would never be famous.
There are frequent protests in Calais, where the largest camp in France for migrants is located. But is was the appalling living conditions at Grande-Synthe, 30 miles away, that got the attention of Doctors Without Borders. Migrants there try to find the best ways to cope — for many men, that means becoming regulars in a local café. Some in the town even call it 'the Migrants' Café.'
President Barack Obama plans to visit a mosque in Baltimore Wednesday. His first visit as president to an American mosque comes amid concerns about anti-Muslim rhetoric from some presidential candidates.
About a decade ago, several of Greenland's biggest glaciers suddenly began melting. A decade later, two groups of scientists are trying to unlock the secrets behind a scientific mystery story with potentially big consequences for the future of the island's rapidly-melting ice sheet.
Maine is home to many Somali refugees in the US, but fitting in hasn’t always been easy. There's even tension among Somali communities — between those who arrived first and those who came later. That also plays out at public schools in Lewiston, Maine’s second largest city.
A bakery owner from Massachusetts used her vacation days to volunteer in a refugee transit camp. She slipped aboard one of the decrepit trains that take refugees from Macedonia to Serbia and this is what she saw.
You might wonder why a doctor from Atlanta, a successful heart surgeon, would bother to go to a Syrian refugee camp as a volunteer? Dr.Omar Lattouf knew very little about the Syrian crisis and the massive refugee problem until he arrived at Jordan's Al-Zaatari Syrian Refugee Camp.