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.
A new investigation finds that toxic electronic waste from the US is still being shipped to unsafe recyclers and dumps overseas, despite efforts to clean up the industry. Ken Christensen reports from Hong Kong.
The world's first humanitarian summit is being held in Istanbul in an attempt to tackle what the United Nations describes as the worst humanitarian crisis since World War II — it says 125 million people around the world are currently in need of some form of humanitarian aid.
Catch a tiger by the tail — and then pop him in a crate and fly him 7,000 miles. Animal lover David Barnes raised nearly $20,000 to relocate a tiger named Phevos from a bankrupt Greek zoo to a new home at an animal sanctuary in California.
The boom in urban population is celebrated by some, and decried by an equal number — either portending a more sustainable, compact future, or driving out those who have lived in urban communities for years, whether by choice or circumstance. So, how do we make urban revitalization more equitable?
The modern American economy is based largely on talent and knowledge, but the way we pay people never caught up with the country's big economic changes. That's how CEOs get paid huge amounts, even though the incentives don't work the way they used to.
What if instead of increasing spending on the military, that money was spent in other ways. Use our interactive and find out how a cut in global military spending could fund projects like climate change mitigation or ending world hunger.
Europe has been graying for years — getting older and even seeing declining populations in some areas. But a new wave of refugees, mostly young, could provide a major economic and demographic jolt to those aging economies.