As the Sydney hostage crisis unfolded, some Australians feared their Muslim neighbors would be targeted for harassment and abuse. So, starting with Melbourne's Tessa Kum, they volunteered to ride the trains and buses alongside Muslims, using a hashtag that exploded in a matter of hours.
The Stroke a Chord choir in Melbourne, Australia, is made of people who have lost their abilities to speak normally because of strokes. But thanks to a quirk of the brain, they're still able to express themselves in song.
Now that the Trump Administration has agreed to honor Obama's "dumb deal" to resettle Australia's offshore refugees, the Australia government can heave a sigh of relief. The camps were an international and domestic embarrassment.
The release of Al Jazeera journalist Peter Greste from an Egyptian jail may have been meant to deflect criticism on the Egyptian government. But there's no getting around the Sisi regime's poor record on human rights and the law.
Climate change will increasingly put food supplies at risk, while opening up some new areas to agriculture. That's the gist of a leaked new draft UN report on climate change impacts. Host Marco Werman talks about the frontiers of our changing food supply with report co-author David Lobell of Stanford University.