Benjamin Netanyahu has served as Israel's prime minister for a decade. He has plenty of detractors. But even for them, this national election is all about him.PRI's The World
Nearly two weeks after Hurricane Dorian ripped through the Bahamas, 1,300 people are still missing. Rescue teams are hard at work. A new storm is brewing, and that's complicating their efforts.
Australian Prime Minister Jacinta Arden announced new funding for mental health services and tighter gun laws.
The fight over Shiyes — a remote railway outpost in Russia’s Arkhangelsk Province that is to play host to a giant landfill — first erupted a little over a year ago after local hunters came across a secret construction site deep in the region’s forests.
Facebook and others are stepping up to stop the spread of disinformation online in advance of Canada's federal parliamentary elections.
British Kashmiri writer Sumaya Teli is using the pheran, a traditional piece of Kashmiri clothing, to bring awareness to the situation in Kashmir.
Protests against an extradition bill in Hong Kong have become a self-described “revolution” inside the largest authoritarian nation on earth. But how much more dissent will Beijing tolerate?
Omer Azizi spent much of the past year developing an app that he calls Safar, meaning “journey” in both Farsi and Arabic, to solve the information gap that exists for refugees worldwide. It came out of an assignment in a unique class he took last year from the engineering school at USC.
Since the FARC rebels announced they would be willing to take up arms again against the government, violence against political hopefuls is on the rise.
Activists hope this will set a precedent for intersex rights in Kenya, but intersex inclusion is still far from reality.
The proposed map could potentially speed up the development of — and radically transform — popular natural landscapes and historically protected urban architecture. It was rolled out in the midst of an unprecedented political uprising, which might have doomed the proposal to obscurity. Instead, it struck a nerve.
India's Chandrayaan-2 is expected to land on the moon Friday as the country seeks its first successful landing. But with two female scientists leading the project, the lunar mission has already made history.
Noam Shuster-Eliassi says she doesn’t just want to make people laugh — she wants to make them think.
For decades, China’s one-child policy limited women to one child. In 2016, China introduced the two-child policy and now, older mothers are racing against their biological clocks to have another baby — with high emotional stakes.
What exactly does it take for a woman in Poland to access a safe abortion in Germany? A Facebook account and unwavering faith in strangers.
Analysts call amendment the "biggest blow ever" to the male guardianship system. However, women continue to face numerous restrictions in Saudi Arabia.
Through an on-campus initiative, a university community is preserving Greensboro's long-standing hospitality to refugees.
A new academic year is kicking off around the world, but for some American teens, the end of summer brings a close to a different school experience — learning their immigration history and family language in heritage summer schools.
Across the country, international students are facing difficulties in obtaining a work permit that allow them to get training in their field of study. College administrators and immigration experts say visa delays and denials can have repercussions for American higher education and critical industries such as the health field.
The "likely to become a public charge" clause originally targeted southern and eastern European immigrants. It has since become a tool to exclude "undesirable" immigrants du jour.
Devotees believe that a single hug from Amma — known as a “universal mother” plugged into a divine, infinite energy source — can heal the world.
Carlos Osorio has an honorary degree in agroecology from the University of California, Berkeley, and uses his farm to train a new generation of local farmers — and bring city-slicker Colombians and foreign visitors to the farm to tell his story and reconnect them to the land.
Scientists fear its collapse could one day destabilize surrounding glaciers and eventually trigger up to 11 feet of global sea level rise.
Scientists found the capuchin monkey using stone tools to crush food in 2018 in a wildlife preserve in Panama. Earlier this spring, researchers went back to learn more about the monkey's innovation.
A team of four researchers spent 10 days in one of the remote places on earth to scout locations for sensors that will measure the warm water that is melting the Thwaites Glacier from below.
Deep-diving seals equipped with satellite-enabled temperature probes are exploring uncharted waters, gathering data to help predict how fast West Antarctica’s glaciers may melt.
Writer Ashley C. Ford, indie artist Vagabon and remembering Notorious B.I.G.’s “Ready to Die.”
The writer and proud Midwesterner talks Toni Morrison, Missy Elliott and her surprising musical obsession.
In 1994, Biggie Smalls released one of the greatest hip hop records of all time.
The indie music innovator on her new album and the music that inspires her.
Playwright Michael R. Jackson, artist Molly Crabapple and the creators and cast of “Felix Starro,” a new musical from the Ma-Yi Theater Company.