The University of Sydney ecologist Chris Dickman stunned people recently with his estimate that 480 million animals have been injured or killed in Australia's bushfires. A few weeks later, the fires have spread even farther, and he's updated the impact to include 1 billion animals.
Sarkawt Shams, an Iraqi MP, told The World he boycotted the vote in parliament to pull out US troops. "We want to have a peaceful relationship with both United States and Iran," Shams said.
Personal connections allowed activists in Rhode Island to come up with a legal way for immigrants to appoint guardians for their children in case they’re detained.
A US-Iranian "shadow war" has escalated following the assassination of Iran's top general, Qasem Soleimani. The World is following what's happening between the US and Iran as the situation unfolds.
As former commander of US forces in Iraq and Afghanistan and a former CIA director, retired Gen. David Petraeus is familiar with Qasem Soleimani. Petraeus spoke to The World about what's next after Friday's airstrikes on Iran's most prominent military commander.
Despite some periods of cooperation, the US and Iran have long been in conflict. Here's a brief timeline of major events in US-Iranian relations.
Here’s the problem with plastic: It’s super useful. But it can take centuries to degrade. What if there was a better plastic that was easier to recycle?