Self-described “missionaries” are now approved to perform a widely discredited psychological treatment meant to make people heterosexual, angering Brazil's health and rights communities who pushed to ban it.
Commentary: Many people undercount the overall economic burden of gun violence. Add to the immediate medical and other expenses the long-term toll, whether lost income or population flight, and the costs are tremendous.
The Galapagos Islands are known for the astonishing wildlife that inspired Charles Darwin. But the unique ecosystem of the isolated Pacific islands is in trouble, and now it’s getting an assist from an unexpected source: a local coffee plantation.