Ten state attorneys general have given the president until Sept. 5 to decide if he will rescind the Obama-era program that gave temporary work permits and reprieve from deportation to some undocumented immigrants brought to the US as children.
The Rohingya people of Myanmar have faced discrimination and violence for years. But a recent surge in violence has sent thousands toward the border with Bangladesh, where they've largely been blocked.
Tropical Storm Harvey has led to unprecedented flooding in Texas, driving thousands out of their homes. In the Greater Houston area, some of those displaced by catastrophic flooding are finding refuge inside local mosques.
Libya is ground zero for Europe's migrant crisis. Thousands use it as a transit point because of the chaos there. But now the authorities in Libya are trying to get a handle on the migrants. Hundreds are being locked up prior to deportation. But conditions are terrible.
Over 600 people including ISIS fighters and their families were escorted from the Lebanon border by Syrian government forces. That angered the US, which launched airstrikes to block their path to a town near Iraq.
As the world tries to move away from fossil fuels and as more and more millions of people own smartphones or drive hybrid vehicles, the demand for battery power is soaring. So is the demand for lithium, the fundamental element in modern battery technology.
On Friday, ICE officials dropped 50 women and their children at a bus station, after their asylum applications were approved. But with Harvey approaching, bus routes were canceled, leaving the women and children stranded.