Puerto Rico is a tough place to be gay. Homophobia is strong. LGBT islanders used to think Florida was a place where they could live openly. But after the Orlando shooting, they're not so sure any space is safe.
A series of doping scandals involving Russian athletes has led to calls for an outright ban against the entire Russian Olympic squad. Now Russian athletes are waiting to find out whether they're going to have to sit this one out.
The two rival camps in Britain’s EU membership referendum clashed on Wednesday on central London’s River Thames during a protest by pro-"Brexit" fishermen. And the musical soundtrack during their skirmish is rather exceptional.
New York City drew the reservoir down to an unprecedented level last winter — but only because forecasting told city official that it would soon be able to refill with an unprecedented amount of snowmelt.
In the UK, it's the norm for school children to wear uniforms. In most schools, that means girls in skirts and boys in pants. If you don't fit into one of these traditional gender categories... too bad. But things may be starting to change.
New information suggests that Omar Mateen, the shooter in the Orlando nightclub shooting, was on a terrorist watch list. And also that his wife tried to talk him out of his attack — but never notified law enforcement.