Every day, Facebook has to make difficult and consequential decisions about what should stay or go on its platform. Now, it's turning to outsiders for help.
Through an on-campus initiative, a university community is preserving Greensboro's long-standing hospitality to refugees.
New Delhi has eased some of the curbs, although no prominent detainees have been freed and mobile and internet connections remain suspended.
Prepping a fallout shelter might sound like an exercise from an era of soda fountains and hula hoops. But for Ron Hubbard, president of Atlas Survival Shelters, business is, well … booming. Ron says he sold a shelter a month when he started out in 2011. Now he sells about one a day — from a barebones hideout to a luxury model that doubles as a wine cellar. So, why are 60s-style underground fallout shelters no longer so, well, underground? On this bonus episode from The World's partners at the podcast, Things That Go Boom, Host Laicie Heeley speaks with nuclear expert Sharon Squassoni who says the threat of nuclear war is as grave now as the darkest days of the Cold War. One reason for the heightened concern is President Trump’s decision to pull out of the Iran Nuclear Deal. But that decision also tells us a lot about how US foreign policy is shifting. Could the decision to withdraw render the US irrelevant? Did it make us safer? Or should we all be building fallout shelters in our backyards?
In her latest book, "The Ungrateful Refugee," Dina Nayeri reflects on her personal experience as a refugee to deconstruct some of the stereotypes about newcomers.
A group of Iranian environmentalists started an NGO to research and save critically endangered Asiatic cheetahs. But the Iranian government has accused them of spying for the US and Israel.
Noam Shuster-Eliassi says she doesn’t just want to make people laugh — she wants to make them think.
Up and down the Mississippi River, new pressures are being put on America’s inland hydro highway, which helps deliver US goods and commodities to the rest of the world and allows trade flows to return. The strain on the river system is only becoming more acute with the impacts of climate change.