The number of Aboriginal children removed from their families in Australia and placed in out-of-home care has doubled in the last 10 years. In the Northern Territory it is three times as high as a decade ago.
This week, Maya Gabeira was awarded the Guinness World Record for the biggest wave surfed by a woman.
On the congressional campaign for the 50th District in California, incumbent Duncan Hunter was indicted for corruption. Then he went on the attack.
The Swedish Academy will not award a Nobel Prize in literature this year, but that doesn't mean there haven't been excellent books. So, we asked for your nominations.
Sexual assault in the hotel industry is a global issue. Housekeepers here in the US are campaigning for more protections in the workplace.
This election, the work of fact-checking organizations is being amplified by a new partner: Facebook. It is part of the social media giant’s push to assure users it is taking misinformation campaigns in elections seriously. In September, Facebook announced it was dedicating its own “War Room” in Menlo Park to preventing election interference in Brazil — one of its five biggest markets.
Indigenous people are engaged in a fierce battle to defend the Amazon forest from illegal logging, and it’s working. Deforestation in indigenous territories is much lower than in other areas. But those efforts are fraught with danger.
Last year at the UN General Assembly, Donald Trump brought up the issue of the Japanese citizens abducted by North Korea. This year, he praised North Korea's leader for his courage.