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.
President-elect Donald Trump wants Mexico to pay for his border wall. One way he might do this, he says, is to stop people here from sending money back home to their families in Mexico. But that could actually backfire on him.
Venezuela's continuing struggles with economic malaise and the low price of oil are spilling out in the open with serious consequences — babies dying, consumer product shortages and a national leader being threatened with ouster.
Tthe government rarely steps in. Shouldn't the FDA revisit its role to ensure it is striking the appropriate balance between protecting patients from flawed drugs and ensuring drugs get to market to reduce prices?
Across Africa, many HIV-positive women would like to have children, but they face a dilemma: How can they become pregnant without putting their partners at risk? Dr. Okeoma Mmeje, an ob-gyn at the University of Michigan, offers an inexpensive solution.