Full story - June 21, 2018
irradiated cattle skulls in Japan as tourists explore Fukushima
Seven years after a deadly tsunami ripped through the Tokyo Electric Power plant in Fukushima, Japan, tour organizers are bringing curious sightseers to the region as residents who fled the nuclear catastrophe trickle back.
Full story - June 21, 2018
Fire
In a country with a yawning wealth gap, the hardest hit are the hundreds of thousands of urban poor who call the shanties home.
Full story - June 20, 2018
an old LP record, which was first released 70 years ago today
Thursday marks 70 years since Columbia Records introduced the LP. The anniversary comes at a time when vinyl has been enjoying a revival.
Full story - June 20, 2018
pope
Speaking to Reuters, the Pope said he supported recent statements by US Catholic bishops who called the separation of children from their parents "contrary to our Catholic values" and "immoral."
Full story - June 19, 2018
inmates help a fellow prisoner in hospice in califormia
The hospice, set up during the height of the AIDS crisis in the early 90s, was the nation’s first licensed prison hospice. It now houses more inmates who are dying because of old age diseases, as the over-60 population swells in US prisons, mirroring the aging of the general population.
Full story - June 19, 2018
US President Donald Trump is seen looking to his right wearing a red tie and suit.
US President Donald Trump threatened to impose a 10 percent tariff on $200 billion of Chinese goods and Beijing warned it would retaliate, in a rapid escalation of the trade conflict between the world's two biggest economies.
Full story - June 18, 2018
president-elect Ivan Duque in Colombia give a victory speech
Colombia elected a new president Sunday. Iván Duque will take office in August, but he faces significant challenges in his quest to toughen a peace accord between the government and Marxist rebels signed two years ago.
Full story - June 17, 2018
Glasses holding TX Whiskey (L) and TX Bourbon at the TX Tavern
The project could change whiskey production by providing new types of corn, reshaping the industry's reliance on grain not specifically bred for making into spirits.
Full story - June 17, 2018
Greek Foreign Minister Nikos Kotzias, his Macedonian counterpart Nikola Dimitrov, Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras and Macedonian Prime Minister Zoran Zaev
The move paves the way for the new Republic of North Macedonia to potentially join NATO and the EU.
Full story - June 16, 2018
Interior Minister Matteo Salvini
Salvini has vowed to continue to block foreign humanitarian boats from Italian ports as Europe wrestles with how to share the responsibility of handling migrants trying to enter the EU.

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