Canada's Prime Minister Justin Trudeau promises to make steep cuts in climate pollution while still increasing the flow of dirty tar sands oil. It's a high-wire act that has him taking fire from both sides.
Over a third of Venezuelan voters turned out Sunday in an unofficial referendum — and nearly all voted "No" to President Nicolás Maduro's plans to rewrite the constitution. Now the opposition is calling a nationwide strike.
Inside vast white tents erected in a former military zone on the outskirts of the tiny village of Conetta, some 1,400 men from across Africa while away their days, packed onto endless rows of bunks as the temperatures rise.
The tanks and refineries of the huge oil and gas infrastructure that Texas is famous for leave the city of Houston at risk for devastation and massive loss of life from storm surges if a major hurricane were to hit.
Michigan Governor Rick Snyder is pushing immigration as one solution to Detroit's economic woes. He's asked the Obama Administration to designate 50,000 visas to attract skilled immigrants and entrepreneurs to the bankrupt city during the next five years. But Detroit's existing immigrant communities insist they be included in the economic strategy to bring Detroit back.
At the Democratic National Convention, many in the crowd have chanted "No TPP!" That's no to the 12-member Trans-Pacific Partnership, a trading bloc that President Barack Obama supports, but Donald Trump, Bernie Sanders and Hillary Clinton all oppose, at least on some level.
For decades, organ smugglers have targeted Nepal's Hokse village so frequently that it’s become known as Kidney Village. The money many villagers earned for selling a kidney paid for land or a home. After last year’s earthquake, however, no homes in Hokse remained inhabitable.
How does picking the tomato compare to the onion? And what about strawberries? One Mexican American migrant farmworker who lives in California's Central Valley took us to the produce aisle to tell us what he sees when he's at the supermarket.
Belgium has just minted a special euro coin. The denomination? 2.5 euros. But that's not the part that's got France in a fit. It's the fact that the coin depicts France's defeat at the Battle of Waterloo.
A women's rights group in France is claiming that women are charged more than men on what are basically the same products. Now they're taking the issue to the government and demanding an end to what they call a tax on being female.