Arts, Culture & Media

Award-winning photograph illustrates the US-Mexico border wall threat to biodiversity

Mexican photographer Alejandro Prieto's image of a roadrunner bird, staring up at the enormous US-Mexico border wall, was just named the grand prize winner in the Bird Photographer of the Year competition. His captivating photograph highlights the threat to the delicate biodiversity and critical animal migratory patterns that the wall poses in the US-Mexico border region.

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The Taliban claims responsibility for deadly car bombing in Kabul

Top of The World: The Taliban has claimed responsibility for a car bomb set off on Tuesday evening in Kabul. And, the trial of Belarusian opposition figures Maria Kolesnikova and Maxim Znak has begun in a court in Minsk behind closed doors. Also, Lebanon marked the grim anniversary on Wednesday of the massive explosion at the Beirut port that killed more than 200 people.