The resurgence of Ebola in Sierra Leone can be traced to two wooden boats and the fishermen that carried the disease from their decks into Freetown. But the country's youth — unpaid volunteers — are helping track down the resurgent disease.
A major offensive against ISIS forces is under way in Iraq, and the Iraqi army is getting plenty of support from Iran and its Iraqi Shiite allies. One country that isn't getting involved, however, is the United States.
The leaders of a new mosque in Southern California want to create a "safe space to be with their sisters" and a way to empower Muslim American women. Will all-female mosques catch on elsewhere in the United States?
She rarely thought about air pollution. Then her kid had a tumor. Her direct, personal documentary has become a phenomenon in China, with 200 million video views in less than a week. And China is talking.
Government officials blocked the BBC documentary "India's Daughter" from airing on television or being excerpted in print. The director has appealed to the prime minister, saying “India should be embracing this film — not blocking it with a knee-jerk hysteria without even seeing it."