The secretive state of North Korea invited dozens of foreign reporters to Pyongyang to cover a rare political meeting. But the authorities there kept journalists on a short leash, and gave three of them the boot.
David Henty spent five years in prison for forging passports. When he got out, he moved onto faking paintings by famous artists and selling them on eBay. Now he has an exhibition in a major UK art gallery.
Thousands of migrants from Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan still languish in European cities, awaiting asylum and the rights and privileges that come with it. But life must go on in the meantime. And in Athens, that means the City Plaza Hotel.
A new generation of climate activists views inaction on climate change as immoral. They are pushing institutions, like Harvard University, to take action by divesting in fossil fuel industries. Harvard hasn't budged — yet.
The deadly collapse of part of a new bike path, an Olympics legacy project, was a terrible sign. But officials, including the president facing impeachment, try to assure the world that preparations are nearly finished. Will Rio be ready?
Destiny Watford was still a high school student when she discovered a massive trash incinerator planned for her home town would likely be a source of choking pollution. Watford galvanized her fellow students and citizens to oppose the project and successfully stopped it.
The Goldman Foundation annually honors six activists from around the world who have fought for the protection of the environment. The murder of one of last year’s winners, Berta Cáceres from Honduras, has put this year’s awards in an even brighter spotlight.