Troops, tanks and a flypast will give a military flavor to this year's Independence Day celebration in Washington, DC. President Donald Trump is re-branding the day as a "Salute to America." The shift is controversial but not unprecedented.
Northern Chile is one of the few places in the world on Tuesday that experienced a total solar eclipse. The country prides itself on being an astronomer's paradise and the solar phenomenon vent drew visitors from all over the world.
Rap is now mainstream in Russia. The sound is everywhere: in clubs, on the radio and in stores. But despite a culture of speaking out on issues in the West, why do many rappers in Russia avoid talking about the country’s big problems?