All across the US, Confederate statues are coming down in response to recent racial violence opening old wounds. But what happens afterwards to these contentious historical artifacts that many Americans still hold dear?
A good news story from the Yemen war and famine: A young man rescues starving kids. With help from donors from the US to Australia, he's supporting families whose children are being treated for malnutrition.
Officials in Bangladesh say growing numbers of Rohingya are trying to cross the Naf river that divides the two countries in rickety boats that are ill-equipped for the rough waters as they become increasingly desperate to escape.
When Steven Sotloff's friends discovered he was being held captive by ISIS militants, they set out to hide any reference to the fact that he was Jewish and a dual American-Israeli citizen — and succeeded.
Public support for Israel's military campaign in the Gaza Strip has remained strong and steady in Israel. But as the Palestinian death toll reportedly climbed above 1,400 people, divisions within the American Jewish community over the war are becoming more and more clear, says Peter Beinart, author of “The Crisis of Zionism.”
President Obama decried the latest mass killing, in the California town of San Bernardino, which took the lives of 14 people and wounded another 21. Two suspects have been killed in an altercation with police, who identified them as a husband and wife.
Hiking was never fun for Van Pol when he was a child: It brought back fearful memories of his family's escape from Cambodia and into refugee camps. It wasn't until a high school field trip to a New Hampshire peak that hiking became Van's salvation.