With world leaders about to gather in New York for a UN Climate Action Summit next week, millions of young people from Australia to Iceland took off from school or work on Friday to demand urgent measures to stop environmental catastrophe.
A demonstration across the street from the White House Friday marked the first high-profile event of Greta Thunberg's six-day visit to Washington, intended to pressure the Trump administration ahead of a United Nations Climate Summit.
But Bolton can lay claim to one victory during his tenure at the Trump White House: getting the US out of the Iran nuclear deal.
Robert Mugabe, the bush war guerrilla who led Zimbabwe to independence and crushed his foes during nearly four decades of rule as his country descended into poverty, hyperinflation and unrest, died on Friday. He was 95.
One of the most powerful Caribbean storms on record, Hurricane Dorian leaves 70,000 people in the Bahamas in need of immediate humanitarian relief.
Rescuers are searching for survivors in the Bahamas after Hurricane Dorian pulverized homes and beached boats. US residents are now bracing for Dorian, which could make landfall in South or North Carolina later this week.
Slow-moving Hurricane Dorian pounded Grand Bahama Island on Tuesday and was forecast to come "dangerously close" to Florida's coast by day's end before drenching the US East Coast for the next several days.
The boycott followed a weekend marred by some of the worst violence since unrest escalated more than three months ago, with protesters burning barricades and throwing petrol bombs, and police retaliating with water cannon, tear gas and batons.
In his boldest move yet to deliver Brexit with or without a divorce deal, Boris Johnson set Oct 14 for the Queen's Speech. The queen agreed to the date, effectively shutting parliament for around a month starting mid-September.
Thousands of Central American migrants seeking to settle in the US have accepted free transportation to their home from a US State Department funded program.