Women's soccer player Ada Hegerberg is the first Ballon d'Or Féminin winner. For her, it's a symbol that the women's sport is getting more attention, even though she says all women and girls are still fighting sexism, both in the sport and in the world.
14-year-old Crista Ramos has become the face of a landmark legal challenge on behalf of 300,000 immigrants from El Salvador, Haiti, Nicaragua and Sudan who could face deportation under the Trump administration's plans to end their Temporary Protected Status designations.
US President Donald Trump has suggested he could declare a national emergency to get a border wall. This hasn't happened yet, but the US is still technically in crisis. There are 31 national emergencies currently active, ranging from last year to 1979.
European countries, especially the Baltic states of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania, have confronted Russian disinformation campaigns for decades. Their experience may offer useful lessons as the US joins the battle.
Ramy Essam wrote a song in 2011 that became the anthem of the Tahrir Square protests. But fast-forward eight years and Essam is living in exile in Sweden making music protesting some of the very same things about the Egyptian government.
Although in favor of adding a few new barriers in strategic locations on the US-Mexico border, Napolitano says building a wall from "sea to shining sea" would be wasteful. The border is "not in a crisis situation," she says.
One Toyko company has started playing "Eye of the Tiger" at quitting time and last year, the government placed a cap on overtime hours, but workers suffer from a labor shortage that causes too much work for each worker.
Though the US president has used Mexico as a "political-electoral piñata," cooperation is in both countries' best interest — and it's been working for years, says former Mexican ambassador to the US Arturo Sarukhán.