Activist Patricia Samayoa survived civil war and death squads, but was shot while running an errand in Guatemala last week. Her death is another symbol of the violence that has become commonplace and sent thousands of people abroad seeking refuge.
Gang violence is one reason why so many unaccompanied minors say they're fleeing their home countries and crossing the Mexican border into the US. But Leslie Vélez of the UNHCR says when we think of those gangs, we shouldn't envision something as tame as the Bloods and Crips.
With insurgents on the move and cities falling every day, Iraq is close to falling into another civil war. We checked in with veterans to get their thoughts on the latest headlines. Their responses were poignant and sharp.
After a shooter in New Brunswick killed three Royal Canadian Mounted Police officers last week, one Canadian TV news outlet made a decision that caught a lot of people's attention. Sun News Network chose not to broadcast the killer's name or photo.
The shooting in Dallas revived conversations about how dangerous it is to be a police officer. But, data indicate that while it is undoubtedly a dangerous job, it's less dangerous now than at any point since at least the Reagan administration.
An estimated 250,000 Filipinos fought for the United States during World War II. There are very few of these veterans left — just a few thousand — but a new immigration program might give them a chance to be with their children at the ends of their lives.