Full story - August 05, 2019
A large group of people surround former President Barack Obama
What does it look like when a country’s identity falls apart? What happens when its preferred image of itself doesn’t match its demographic reality?
Full story - August 02, 2019
workers intsall solar panels on a rooftop in california
What will happen to solar panels and batteries once they reach the end of their life?
Full story - July 29, 2019
a close-up shot of a deer tick
Scientists know the bacterium that causes Lyme disease has been out in the wild since long before any biological weapons research could have focused on it. And that's just for starters.
Full story - July 26, 2019
Canada Prime Minister Justin Trudeau at a podium
An examination of the Twitter activity after the Québec mosque murders reveal that the majority showed sympathy towards the victims, but Russian trolls worked to spread antagonism and fake news.
Full story - July 18, 2019
salted ducks in china
Salt consumption in China is among the highest in the world.
Full story - July 15, 2019
a woman working in a factory in sri lanka
Rather than requiring companies to ensure a living wage for their global supply chain workforce, the Modern Slavery Act ends up punishing them.
Full story - July 11, 2019
a man in the ocean drinks straight whisky from the bottle
Recent deaths of tourists in the Dominican Republic have brought attention to the troubling, and sometimes deadly, issue of counterfeit alcohol in countries outside the US.
Full story - July 09, 2019
a migrant camp in the 1930s in the US
Trump has expanded and escalated the most punitive policies he inherited from his predecessors.
Full story - July 05, 2019
two Bolivian women square off in a wrestling ring
The more they fight, the more popular they become — and the more pushback they receive.
Full story - July 03, 2019
A flyer showing Lyra McKee at her funeral
Organizations try to hide mistakes and evade responsibility, studies show. But two scholars analyzing militant and terrorist groups say they are willing to acknowledge their mistakes — sometimes.