Thu, 08 Dec 2016 00:00:30 GMTAfter years of deforestation and drought as a result of climate change, Sudan's rich biodiversity is under threat and drought has hindered the fight against hunger.
Mon, 28 Nov 2016 22:38:54 GMTIf it feels like it hasn't rained in months in the South, you're right. The region is experiencing an extreme drought. But just a few months earlier, we were talking about record-breaking floods in the South. These shocking extremes are happening more often, and it is all part of an unfortunate new normal in a world with climate change.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 01:08:36 GMTOklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt is President-elect Donald Trump's choice for Environmental Protection Agency administrator, his former campaign manager told reporters Wednesday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:06:15 GMTNine days before the US presidential election, Russian TV anchor Dmitry Kiselev ranted about America's "democracy:" Millions of "dead souls" voting! Voters bused around a city, casting ballots eight to ten times! Biggest scandal in history!
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:02:52 GMTDonald Trump and Mike Pence are telling supporters across the country that they will make a sea change in decades old government policies before winter's cold has thawed, raising expectations for the first 100 days of their new administration.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 09:26:07 GMTA federal judge has ordered Michigan's Board of Elections to stop the state's electoral recount.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:23:36 GMTThe US and Russia's top diplomats are meeting to discuss ways to end the bombing of Aleppo, allow safe passage of those who want to flee the war-torn northern Syrian city and deliver humanitarian aid to its remaining residents, according to senior State Department officials.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:07:21 GMTOn August 8, 2014, jets carried out the first American airstrikes against ISIS.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:03:58 GMTThe brother and cousin of slain social media star Qandeel Baloch are due in court Thursday after being formally indicted for her murder this week.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:29:26 GMTGerman Chancellor Angela Merkel is not one for rabble-rousing. In 11 years as the leader of Germany, her speeches are usually sobering analyses of thorny political and economic dilemmas, using only her signature diamond-shaped hand gesture to punctuate her points.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 07:12:12 GMTPakistan International Airlines Flight PK-661 carrying 40 passengers has lost contact with a control tower, the airline said in a statement Wednesday.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:56:30 GMTBritish journalist John Cantlie appears in a new ISIS propaganda video recently recorded in Mosul, Iraq, Iraqi security officials told CNN.
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Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:51:04 GMTA "Jeopardy!" contestant who achieved her dream of appearing on the show has passed away just a week before the episode is due to air, her partner said.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:06:08 GMTA new vaccine helped leukemia patients fight their cancer and stay in remission for an average of almost five years, according to new study.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:28:26 GMTThe nation's top doctor is sounding the alarm on e-cigarettes, especially when used by teens and young adults.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 20:05:55 GMTAn experimental technology offers new hope to patients who have suffered a severe burn.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 18:59:56 GMTOutgoing US Defense Secretary Ash Carter touched down in India Wednesday, in a last bid to boost relations with an ally that could prove crucial as China asserts itself.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:51:22 GMTShe was one of Donald Trump's fiercest critics on the campaign trail, but First Lady Michelle Obama wasn't up for watching the Republican declare victory on election night.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:25:37 GMTPresident-elect Donald Trump picked Linda McMahon, former CEO of World Wrestling Entertainment, to serve as the administrator of the Small Business Administration, his transition announced Wednesday.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 08:27:13 GMTYang Yongliang's dreamy works have the familiarity of traditional Chinese paintings, but on closer inspection, his take on the country's rapid urbanization is soon revealed, in what he describes as 'digital landscapes.'
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:46:41 GMTIt's a common annoyance, you're filling out a form online and you get some error.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 05:05:02 GMTA middle school art teacher in Illinois is gaining attention for his sketches of Syria's more than 5-year-old civil war.
Fri, 02 Dec 2016 07:11:10 GMTIt's not often that a start-up can claim to be a world-beater from the off. But that's precisely what's happening in the auto industry, where Chinese unknown NextEV has launched what it claims is the world's fastest electric car.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:48:04 GMTThe images you are about to see may shock or confound you.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 03:18:17 GMTMore than 490 million people in Asia go hungry.
Thu, 08 Dec 2016 04:19:58 GMTRescuers are combing through the rubble for survivors after an earthquake Wednesday morning in Indonesia's Aceh province.
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 13:03:42 GMTSeventy-five years after Japan unleashed one of the most devastating naval attacks in history on the US fleet at Pearl Harbor, the country has again established itself as one of the world's foremost military powers, experts say.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 09:11:24 GMTPollution masks have steadily and unavoidably entered everyday life in China.
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Wed, 07 Dec 2016 19:33:34 GMTWhen any part of our society gives license to bigotry, we must stand up to it. Decent people all around America have displayed a beautiful outpouring of desire to step up in unprecedented ways to support total strangers who are being actively targeted with hatred, violence, discrimination, and venom.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 14:11:46 GMTIn picking Gen. Jim Mattis for Defense secretary, President-elect Donald Trump has said that he found his "Gen. George Patton." Yet that label may not really capture what makes Mattis a distinctive choice. Mattis has been sharply critical of President Barack Obama's policies on Iran, and Obama's capping of troop numbers and campaign end-dates in theaters of war such as Afghanistan and Iraq. Mattis also appears to be a skeptic of the Obama-era policy of putting women into combat roles.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 17:26:26 GMTPizzagate shooting shows irresponsible sharing of fake news can have the same effects as ISIS: using the internet to erode national allegiances, says Cedric L. Alexander.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 22:02:37 GMTThis is small-town America in December 2016. Tinsel Christmas trees and golden stars hang from lampposts along Main Street in downtown Roxboro, North Carolina (population 8,632, according to the 2010 census).
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Wed, 26 Oct 2016 16:07:25 GMTAndy Stein shifts on the balls of his feet, leans against a wooden railing, and fidgets.
Tue, 23 Aug 2016 12:50:31 GMTAs Lauren Chopek painfully details her story, she does so with the reticence of a survivor, as if somehow remaining silent would have been better.
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Tue, 19 Apr 2016 10:02:03 GMT"When I woke up I didn't know that I was in China."
Wed, 13 Jul 2016 09:46:38 GMTAcross the U.S., there is a movement to prioritize human trafficking prevention in our nation's communities. Schools, youth service programs, juvenile corrections services, group homes, and other youth-oriented spaces have begun to recognize their great potential to empower youth to stay safe from exploitation.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 23:36:41 GMTIt's been ravaged by violence for years, and if Aleppo falls now it could mark a turning point in Syria's civil war.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 11:17:49 GMTAn earthquake rocked Indonesia in the early morning hours. Rescuers are still looking for survivors in the rubble.
Wed, 07 Dec 2016 12:47:46 GMTSyria, Crimea, suspicions of state-sponsored hacking: Today, tensions between the US and Russia have been reignited. But are we on the verge of a second Cold War?
Tue, 06 Dec 2016 22:47:38 GMTOn the 75th anniversary of Pearl Harbor, listen to audio recordings the Library of Congress made in the days following the attack.
Mon, 05 Dec 2016 19:15:13 GMTThese time-lapses by Google Earth show how cities around the world have developed over time.