It's not just fracking. Wastewater injection in Oklahoma has been linked to an increased number of earthquakes. And the increase is dramatic. In 2014, the state had three times more earthquakes than California.
The "thousand-year" flood that hit the Carolinas earlier this week is just the latest in a string of extraordinary rain events in the US and around the world. And while the details differ, they fit into a pattern directly linked to climate change.
Jake McNiece died Monday aged 93. McNiece was the last of a group of paratroopers who jumped into Normandy on D-Day. In 2002 The World's Chris Woolf helped reunite McNiece with one of his comrades, who'd been reported lost on D-Day.
The drug mixed used as the "lethal injection" in Oklahoma failed to work properly. One European activist lays blame on US officials who have tried to protect their supply of the deadly cocktail by shielding the suppliers from public exposure.
11 million. It's the estimated number of immigrants living in the US illegally. But how did we even get to that figure? From the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, reporter Adrian Florido finds out.
The Middle East, once a region of great religious diversity, has seen a mass emigration of minorities in recent decades. It's now one of the most religiously monolithic regions in the world. One Middle East scholar says the trend is likely to continue as tensions there continue to grow.
The provision of the Voting Rights Act that states which jurisdictions must get federal permission for changes to their voting standards was struck down on Tuesday by a divided Supreme Court. The overall law remains in tact, but will require Congressional action for pre-clearance to happen.