In October 1957, a beach-ball sized metal globe hurtled through space a couple hundred miles above the United States. That orb was the first artificial Earth satellite — Sputnik. Sergei Khrushchev, former missile engineer and son of Soviet premier Nikita Khrushchev, remembers the US-Soviet race into space.
Over the last year, an Ebola epidemic has gripped Democratic Republic of Congo. The virus has reached the eastern city of Goma, home to over 1 million people. David Gressly, UN's Ebola response coordinator, talks about what this means for the fight against the virus.
At least 26 people were killed in a weekend attack by al-Shabab, a group the US has been battling for decades.
Somali Canadian journalist Hodan Nalayeh "tried to reconnect a broken Somali community" with a YouTube network that told positive stories of Somalis living all over the world.
If Jair Bolsonaro and Donald Trump are so similar, why is Brazil responding so differently to incoming refugees?
The proposed changes, set to become official on Tuesday, represent the latest effort by the Trump administration to crack down on immigration, the signature issue that helped propel Trump to the White House in the 2016 election and one already figuring prominently in the 2020 campaign.
The protests that have drawn millions into the streets have also spawned memes that show anger, sadness and solidarity among demonstrators.
Hong Kong pop singer Denise Ho has been an outspoken activist for democracy in Hong Kong. She says there has been a breakdown in the "one country, two systems" policy that the mainland had promised to abide by.