Amid huge challenges for Lebanon, musicians around the world find ways to support a country going through exceptionally tough times.
The Trump administration has taken aim at Chinese cultural programs called Confucius Institutes housed within US universities. Administrators are caught in the middle, and some say academic freedom is at risk.
An official from the US Department of Homeland Security, Brian Murphy, said in a whistleblower complaint that senior officials pressured him to suppress facts in intelligence reports. Barely a month after a massive blast tore through Beirut’s port, a large fire has engulfed the area once again. And little remains of Greece's overcrowded Moria refugee camp on the island of Lesbos after a second fire overnight destroyed almost everything that had survived the initial blaze.
More than half of Generation Z believes climate change is tied to human activity, and one in four Gen Zers is Latino. These trends set up young Latinos to be a key demographic leading the charge on climate activism — politically and at home.
Semenya won't get to defend her title at next year's Olympics unless she takes medication to lower her testosterone levels. But her lawyer says "there's absolutely no way that she will take any medicine or hormonal interventions at all."
Small businesses often have trouble accessing capital as they start out. And during the coronavirus, it's been particularly difficult to access financial aid, such as the US government's Paycheck Protection Program.
Government representatives are set to meet this week with the Taliban in Doha, Qatar, for the first official meeting between the two warring sides in years.
An advertisement published online last week by Clicks, a South African pharmacy and beauty supply chain, prompted outrage on social media and accusations of racism.
A massive fire burned overnight destroying much of Greece’s largest refugee camp amid the coronavirus. And a joint coronavirus vaccine effort by pharmaceutical maker AstraZeneca and Oxford University hit a bump in the road as late-stage studies were put on hold. Also, scientists appear to have identified a major vulnerability in Thwaites Glacier.