British Columbia’s sea wolves had been threatened by trophy hunters until environmental groups — and a photographer — stepped in.
In September, more than 160 advocacy organizations wrote a letter to the International Olympic Committee asking for the Games to be moved out of China.
A new Russian-brokered ceasefire to end six weeks of intense fighting between Armenian forces and Azerbaijan has begun, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed said he was not ignoring international warnings about the worsening Tigray conflict, and Saeb Erekat, the chief peace negotiator between the Palestinians and Israel, has died at a Jerusalem hospital.
The US is the second-biggest emitter of greenhouse gases in the world. And because the climate crisis knows no borders, who sits in the White House matters everywhere.
After the NBA was banned on Chinese TV, the US basketball association made a series of public and private gestures in China to quell political tensions that erupted from one NBA player’s infamous pro-Hong Kong tweet.
The past four years of the Trump administration has not been good for Palestinians. As President-elect Joe Biden prepares to take office, Palestinian senior official Hanan Ashrawi says his administration has a chance to turn things around.
Stephen Shainbart was one of the thousands of Americans who, feeling shocked by Donald Trump’s victory, went online looking for information about how to move to Canada. He says even a Biden win won't bring him home now.
President-elect Joe Biden is moving quickly to begin building his government and take on the most pressing issue of the day: the pandemic. And, Pfizer and German partner BioNTech announced Monday its experimental COVID-19 vaccine was more than 90% effective. Also, in Kamala Harris' ancestral village of Thulasendrapuram, in southern India, there were firecrackers and prayers of gratitude at the Hindu temple over the weekend.
Across the political landscape, members of the media, pundits and some Republicans described Trump's defiant speech about the election being "stolen" as a low point for American democracy.