As the UN accuses Chilean security forces of human rights abuses, protesters refuse to back down in their fight against inequality. “There’s no turning back now,” says 23-year-old history student Frank
As a nationwide strike over government plans for pension reform brought much of France to a standstill for a sixth day, thousands of people gathered in a square just down the street from the Eiffel Tower.
Britain now appears speeding toward Brexit Friday after Prime Minister Boris Johnson won a crushing election victory, ending three years of uncertainty since the country decided to leave the European Brexit
On Dec. 3, 2019, Everjoyce Juma gave birth to her first child in a "backyard" maternity ward in Harare, Zimbabwe’s capital — after being turned away by weary nurses at her local public clinic. In September,
In the main dining room of a 19th-century building on the outskirts of Barcelona, Spain, a few dozen people watch two women play the guitar and sing. The panoramic views from the sunroom are breathtaking
The global economy may have narrowly avoided a recession, with most industrial and financial indicators pointing to a slight improvement between September and October after a sharp slowdown in the middle
US President Donald Trump sent a message to a key ally this week: Pay up. South Korean lawmakers say the Trump administration wants $5 billion per year to cover the cost of US forces in South Korea. That's
In every other developed democratic country, the role of ambassador, with only very rare exceptions, is given to career diplomats who have spent decades learning the art of international relations. In
Rainforests are treasures of biodiversity, and their ecosystems benefit the entire planet. But the Western economic model tends to view them as most valuable when they’ve been logged, mined or turned agricultural
The impact can feel immediate. Anecdotally, walking outside and into sunshine feels reinvigorating. Science has long proven this to be true: Research shows that time spent outdoors can reduce stress, cognition
Chileans have been taking to the streets around the country to protest economic inequality and a democratic system set up after the dictatorship of Augusto Pinochet that many say is not responding to needs.
People have come to expect that as our economy grows, so does our use of resources — a trend many have been worried about since the environmental movement began. Intense concern about whether the Earth
With wildfires forcing evacuations in the Los Angeles hills and Sonoma County, and parts of California under an "extreme red flag warning" from the winds, the state's largest electric utility triggered
Maria Manrique shuffles her tarot card deck at Mama Tried, a dim, disco-themed bar in downtown Miami. Her table, draped with a velvet and gold-lace cloth (the kind of design that you'd expect from a fortune