When he was a real estate mogul, Trump earned some national recognition by taking aim at Japan back in the 1980s.
US tensions with Iran are ramping up with no clear plan in sight. Democratic Sen. Chris Murphy of Connecticut, a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee, says that while Iran is acting belligerently, the US response is not helping.
The myth of the "diseased migrant" has fueled xenophobic immigration policies for centuries.
All eyes will be on the Netherlands and its exit polls Thursday night, where young and charismatic Thierry Baudet, leader of new far-right party — with plenty of controversial statements to his name — is hoping to gain seats in European parliament. Some say the rise of far-right Eurosceptic parties has fevered speculation that this week’s election results could determine the future of the European project.
Lilit Martirosyan made LGBTQ history last month in Armenia when she became the first transgender woman to speak to parliament. She’s received numerous death threats since then.
The award-winning Kenyan writer challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man.
It's one of three recent high-profile case where the US government has denied citizenship to children born overseas to a same-sex married couple because the child did not share biological ties with the US citizen parent.