The Women's World Cup is putting a spotlight on the growing global interest in women's soccer. So in a country where many still see soccer as a man's game, there's a glimmer of hope as a first wave of girls in Cameroon are now being trained by professional coaches at an academy in Yaounde.
There are only eight psychiatric hospitals to serve more than 190 million citizens in Nigeria. To close the gap, nonprofits throughout the country are finding new ways to reach out to people in desperate need of care, from online Twitter therapy sessions to community outreach via motorized trikes.
Scientists have warned that water temperatures are increasing far faster than expected, which drives rising sea levels. Many suggest Brazil's large mangrove forest, a vital protection against climate change, are on the front lines.
Britain rolled out the royal red carpet for Donald Trump on Monday but the pomp, pageantry and banquet with Queen Elizabeth looked set to be overshadowed by the US President's views on Brexit, the UK's next leader and a row over China's Huawei.
Researchers at MIT’s Collective Learning Group have investigated big questions behind fame. From new material to changing ethics, a variety of factors may impact what we ultimately remember as a society.