A team of four researchers spent 10 days in one of the remote places on earth to scout locations for sensors that will measure the warm water that is melting the Thwaites Glacier from below.
Anti-corruption journalist Ivan Golunov was arrested on what many are saying is trumped up charges in retaliation for his investigative work. It has sparked an outpouring of support within Russia and internationally.
Undocumented immigrant teens are increasingly graduating from high school without legal protections such as Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals. Despite the uncertainty, these students are turning to their networks and one another to push ahead and pursue higher education.
Today, about 180,000 Iranians live across California. Some say hearing calls for war between the US and Iran is like a "roller coaster ride" — and opinions vary on whether they would support US military strikes.
Sudan is in crisis. The crackdown on its pro-democracy movement has been brutal, but there may be worse to come, including civil war and a flood of asylum-seekers.
Prosecutions in the US for those who help migrants with shelter, food, water or transportation are on the rise. It tracks a trend playing out in Europe since its 2015 refugee crisis.
The desert around Ajo, Arizona, is one of the most deadly parts of the US border. Humanitarian aid groups there are continuing to provide food and water along known routes even as they await the verdict of a fellow volunteer who has been charged with helping two migrants.