Full story - August 30, 2019
An empty shelf in a grocery store.
Hurricane Dorian is expected to make landfall in Florida this weekend. Here are some helpful tips and resources to prepare and stay safe.
Full story - August 29, 2019
A fire burns at night in the jungle.
To combat the feeling of helplessness over the burning Amazon rainforest, here are some tips on how to contribute to protecting the vital ecosystem.
Full story - August 28, 2019
A man in a wheelchair is evacuated during a storm
Hurricane season is here. For frail, older people, the decision to flee to a safe location or ride out the storm at home often comes down to life or death. What can long-term care administrators learn from past hurricanes about the dangers of evacuation?
Full story - August 26, 2019
Soldiers guarding a tomb outside in Poland.
With a change in location and the invitation of US President Donald Trump, Poland's annual commemoration of WWII will likely have a more right-wing political tone, despite Trump's popularity in the country being lower than that of Barack Obama.
Full story - August 22, 2019
Crowds gather at night in a plaza in Hong Kong.
While protests in Hong Kong grind on, the short-term economic consequences for city residents are beginning to mount
Full story - August 21, 2019
With 1,812 women murdered between January and July this year — about 10 a day — Mexico is Latin America’s second-most dangerous country for women, after Brazil, according to the United Nations. More than 200 Mexican women have been kidnapped so far in 2019.
Full story - August 20, 2019
Looking up at the sky through plant leaves.
Humans aren't the only ones with internal clocks. New research shows that plants do too. Find out how plants can operate a circadian rhythm without a brain.
Full story - August 19, 2019
When Rachel Engmann visited Christiansborg Castle, she noted a water cistern in the courtyard inscribed with the name “Carl Gustav Engmann.” She sought to find out more.
Full story - August 16, 2019
The story of how Christiansborg Castle’s keys come to be at the Bogyawe Palace is an intriguing one.
Full story - August 16, 2019
Man holds laptop computer as cyber code is projected on him in an illustration picture.
While nuclear war is a danger most people are aware of, cyber attacks could potentially be just as dangerous. Find out how escalating attacks on vulnerable infrastructure have some experts worried.