Many Americans are nervous about the incoming Trump administration banning Muslims from entering the US. That includes some Christians in the state of Georgia who've been helping Muslim refugees resettle in the US.
The Indian government took 500 and 1,000 rupee notes out of circulation to crack down on tax evasion and corruption. But the people feeling it most are at the bottom of the economic ladder — women without bank accounts.
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.
The modern American economy is based largely on talent and knowledge, but the way we pay people never caught up with the country's big economic changes. That's how CEOs get paid huge amounts, even though the incentives don't work the way they used to.
What if instead of increasing spending on the military, that money was spent in other ways. Use our interactive and find out how a cut in global military spending could fund projects like climate change mitigation or ending world hunger.
South Sudan's war has killed tens of thousands of people and forced over 800,000 to flee. Rights groups say both government and rebel troops frequently use rape as a weapon of war. Meanwhile, according to a new report commissioned by George Clooney, the leadership of both sides of the war are profiting.