California Governor Gavin Newsom announced a moratorium on executions in the state, which holds one quarter of the nation's death row inmates.
For years now, lethal injection has been a major point of contention in Ohio. And this month, executions in the state ground to a temporary halt.
Friday's Youth Climate Strike will see students from nearly 100 countries walk out of school to demand bold environmental action.
Marwan Hisham called for the end of the Assad regime. He could never have imagined what has transpired since.