The begging of the nuclear age at the end of World War II happened, in large part, due to fears that Germany would detonate an atomic bomb first. See how the United States pushed itself to become the world's first nuclear power.
In countries where right-wing leaders have come to power, like Brazil, many new young, diverse leaders are choosing to run for office. São Paulo has elected the country’s first transsexual Afro Brazilian lawmaker.
The last manned mission to the moon was almost a half-century ago in 1972, when Cold War-era tensions underscored President John F. Kennedy’s push to prove technologies that landed the first humans on the lunar surface.
The emergency declaration will increase funding and resources to tackle the Ebola epidemic in DR Congo, says Tariq Riebl, Ebola emergency response director for the IRC — and hopefully raise global attention to the crisis.
In 2016, thousands of FARC fighters made peace with the Colombian government and moved to "transition villages" with plans to start over. Now they're fighting for their lives in rural villages where murder rates are skyrocketing and jobs are hard to come by.
A group of searchers goes out every week to look for the missing in Mexico. After Mirna Nereida Medina Quiñones found her son's body, her group has helped to find and identify more than 100 disappeared people in the state of Sinaloa, Mexico.
Un grupo de rastreadoras sale semanalmente en busca de desaparecidos en México. Después de que Mirna Nereida Medina Quiñones encontró el cuerpo de su hijo, su grupo ha ayudado a encontrar e identificar a más de 100 personas en el Estado de Sinaloa.
Over the last year, an Ebola epidemic has gripped Democratic Republic of Congo. The virus has reached the eastern city of Goma, home to over 1 million people. David Gressly, UN's Ebola response coordinator, talks about what this means for the fight against the virus.