North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un is planning a "prime time" nuclear weapons push in 2017 to take advantage of leadership transitions in South Korea and the United States, a high-ranking defector said Tuesday.
Hundreds of thousands of people have entered Germany in the last year or two, applied for asylum, and been rejected. That means more than 500,000 are facing possible deportation. But German authorities are proceeding with caution.
Last century, hundreds of thousands of garment jobs went overseas to lower-wage countries like Vietnam, Bangladesh and China where labor is far cheaper. But, thanks to technology, a new garment maker is bringing jobs back to an old textile town in Massachusetts.
A Pakistani asylum seeker was arrested a short time afterward — but on Tuesday police cast doubt on whether he was the truck's driver, and said the "dangerous criminal" behind the attack may still be at large.
Catch a tiger by the tail — and then pop him in a crate and fly him 7,000 miles. Animal lover David Barnes raised nearly $20,000 to relocate a tiger named Phevos from a bankrupt Greek zoo to a new home at an animal sanctuary in California.
The boom in urban population is celebrated by some, and decried by an equal number — either portending a more sustainable, compact future, or driving out those who have lived in urban communities for years, whether by choice or circumstance. So, how do we make urban revitalization more equitable?
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.
Many undocumented immigrants in the US work in cultivation, picking fruits and vegetables. They move around or live permanently on the fields, along with their children — many of whom were born here and are US citizens. President-elect Donald Trump has promised to get tough on illegal immigration. And that has many immigrant farming communities bracing for what comes next.
It’s getting more complicated to send money to Somalia, and that's a big deal in places like Minnesota where some Somali Americans have been wiring cash home for decades. Somali immigrants say the move is cutting off a vital lifeline — and may actually harm the fight against terror.