The UN, along with many humanitarian assistance agencies, have been helping Nepal in the aftermath of major earthquakes. But aid workers warn that people there need more help before the monsoon season arrives.
No other country in the world has had a popular vote to allow same-sex couples to marry — and that's just fine with some LGBT activists. They say minority rights aren't a question for popular votes, and they're afraid of rejection, even in Ireland.
They came from Cairo, from Thailand. Aboard boats, planes. Back to a land where many felt spurned, unwelcomed not that long ago. They voted in Ireland's referendum on gay marriage, and created hashtags that trended worldwide.
'With the beginning of the new season we have a range of journeys on offer.' Libya's people smugglers, among those behind a wave of migrants toward Europe, are openly touting for business on social media.
Polls say Ireland will become the first country on Earth to approve same-sex marriage by popular vote. But while dissenters, including the Catholic Church, haven't spoken out loudly, the vote on Friday might still be closer than expected.
After weeks of polls predicting a dead heat between the major parties, the UK's Conservative Party stayed in power in a surprise landslide. But it's not going to be business as usual in Scotland, where the Scottish National Party destroyed Labour and became the country's dominant party overnight.
Forget Princess Charlotte: The House of Saud is shaking things up in Riyadh and preparing to turn over the reins of Saudi Arabia to a younger generation of rulers. And a former US ambassador says those changes, including a new crown prince, look like the real deal.
The thaw in relations with Cuba is continuing: The US Treasury Department has issued at least two licenses to ferry operators to open service to Havana, which was cut off after the Cuban revolution. It was a once a big part of life across the Florida Straits, and former passengers wonder what the future will look like.