Insects work very hard to feed the world’s people. They are also food for birds, bats and frogs, and they pollinate many plants, including food crops central to human civilization. But now civilization is destroying them.
Throughout that history, Koch-backed groups have stood out as reliable, stalwart opponents of regulation of money in politics. While far from the only players in the legal battle, the Kochs are certainly among the most recognizable — and significant.
After the genocide of Cambodian people, thousands of Cambodian Americans were resettled in the US as refugees. Three decades later, the public schools in Lowell, Massachusetts, are teaching kids how to play traditional Cambodian music — which is an art form that was almost once lost.
Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi faced rising global pressure Tuesday to solve the crisis for her nation's displaced Rohingya Muslim minority, meeting the UN chief and America's top diplomat in the Philippines.
The world's earliest evidence of grape wine-making has been detected in 8,000-year-old pottery jars unearthed in Georgia, making the tradition almost 1,000 years older than previously thought, researchers said Monday
This year's global climate summit is taking place in Germany, but it's being led by the Pacific island nation of Fiji. Here's what half a dozen Fijians think about hosting the conference and life in the cross-hairs of climate change.
Saad Hariri, who became Lebanon's prime minister less than a year ago, sparked a national crisis when he resigned on Nov. 4 in a televised address from Saudi Arabia. Then he was not heard from for days.
“For me, the process of turning fear to fascination was relatively [quick], and it was just all about spending time with spiders, watching their behavior, and learning more about them,” Catherine Scott says.
At a press conference in Hanoi, US President Donald Trump was asked to clarify comments he had made the day before about Russian President Vladimir Putin's insistence that Moscow had never tried to affect the US vote. "As to whether or not I believe it or not, I'm with our agencies," Trump said.
From a Yemeni missile attack to the resignation of Lebanon's prime minister, the "Cold War" between Middle East rivals Saudi Arabia and Iran has been heating up. Experts believe the risk of a direct military clash is low, but why have tensions escalated now and how will the crisis evolve?