Thousands of police have been taken off Rio’s streets in the past year, city clinics are closing their doors, and there has been dismal interest in patronizing Rio’s $20 million Olympic golf course — built on an environmental reserve — and the almost completely unsold luxury housing that was once the athlete’s village.
President Donald Trump issued North Korea with an apocalyptic warning on Tuesday, saying it faced "fire and fury" over its weapons programs, as Pyongyang said it was considering a missile strike near the US territory of Guam.
Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises to make steep cuts in climate pollution while still increasing the flow of dirty tar sands oil. It's a high-wire act that has him taking fire from both sides.
The State Department war crimes office gives advice, provides resources and sometimes financial assistance to nongovernmental organizations and other countries trying to combat crimes against humanity.
More than 30,000 children were kidnapped during Uganda's civil war, and many were forced to become child soldiers. Today, the country grapples with a complicated question: how to judge their atrocities.
Could high bride prices be fueling global terrorism, conflict and instability? Yes, say two academics in a new article published in MIT Press Journals. And they say the US should wake up and address it.
The Daas family has been without a home since early 2015. After ISIS invaded their hometown of Palmyra, Syria, they escaped to Turkey, then took a boat to Greece and are now trying to rebuild their lives in Bavaria, Germany. It's one thing to find safety, but they're discovering it's much harder to make a home.
The UN decried Tuesday "widespread and systematic use of excessive force" against demonstrators in Venezuela, saying security forces and pro-government groups were responsible for at least 73 protester deaths.
If this vision turns real, lugworm blood may also allow donor organs to live longer outside the bodies, potentially helping thousands of recipients each year. And, one day, freeze-dried lugworm blood could be a crucial backup for standard blood supplies — a boon in combat zones or disasters.
The United States, backed by France, Britain and Germany on Wednesday pushed for action at the UN Security Council following Iran's launch of a satellite rocket, described by Washington as a threatening and provocative step.
A white nationalists' rally erupted into deadly violence Saturday as a car plowed into a crowd while demonstrators and counter-protesters clashed, spurring President Donald Trump to condemn "hatred, bigotry and violence on many sides."
President Donald Trump made the decision to drop the program supporting rebels fighting Syria's Bashar al-Assad nearly a month ago, according to The Washington Post. The rebels say they were totally blindsided and disappointed.
North Korea on Friday carried out what appeared to be its second test this month of an intercontinental ballistic missile, doubling down on its threat to develop a nuclear strike capability against the US mainland in the face of severe warnings from President Donald Trump.