The fight over Shiyes — a remote railway outpost in Russia’s Arkhangelsk Province that is to play host to a giant landfill — first erupted a little over a year ago after local hunters came across a secret construction site deep in the region’s forests.
Facebook and others are stepping up to stop the spread of disinformation online in advance of Canada's federal parliamentary elections.
The climate crisis is now, says a professor born in the Bahamas, who argued in an essay this week that the disaster exposes existing inequality and hurts the most vulnerable populations.
Omer Azizi spent much of the past year developing an app that he calls Safar, meaning “journey” in both Farsi and Arabic, to solve the information gap that exists for refugees worldwide. It came out of an assignment in a unique class he took last year from the engineering school at USC.
America is at a turning point in which the events of 9/11 are shifting from memory to history. In his book, "The Only Plane in the Sky," author Garrett Graff compiles a comprehensive oral history timeline of Sept. 11, 2001, told via brief diary-like accounts.
Science historian Gabriela Soto Laveaga speaks to The World about the intersection between disease and immigration.
What happens to the highly personal data people enter in period-tracking apps? In some cases, it gets fed to third parties — including Facebook.