Project 1917 is an initiative that recreates history in the form of a social network.
These inventions use human technology for the benefit of other animals.
A new article shows increased rates of deaths worldwide from prescription opioids as high as 550 percent depending on country and time-period.
Can leaders at Davos solve these interconnected risks?
The F.B.I. hasn’t released hate crime data for 2016 yet, but in November it reported a total of 5,850 hate crimes in 2015, up from 5,479 in 2014.
This year more than 5,000 people lost their lives trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea.
The voters of the world have had quite a year: They rejected Colombia’s peace deal; split Britain from the European Union; endorsed a Thai Constitution that curtails democracy; and, in Hungary, backed the government’s plan to restrict refugees
The access to education for indigenous people should be a priority for governments.
Environmental risks' impact on health accounts for 23% of all deaths per year. A WHO report examines how prevention measures can tackle the problem.
The day celebrated the social, economic cultural and political achievements of women around the world.
Air pollution was responsible for 5.5 million premature deaths in 2013, according to a recent study presented at the annual meeting of the American Association for the Advancement of Science.last year was even worse
The rich and the powerful, who meet every year at the World Economic Forum (WEF), were in a gloomy mood this time. Not only because the day they met close to eight trillion dollars has been wiped off global equity markets by a “correction”. But because no leader could be in a buoyant mood.
Briefing UN Member States on 7 January 2016 on the widely varied and devastating impacts of the current El Niño weather phenomenon – which for months has sparked massive floods in some countries while leaving others, often in the same region, bone dry
Global economic growth will be “disappointing and patchy” in 2016, the head of the International Monetary Fund, Christine Lagarde, wrote in an article published in the German business daily Handelsblatt.
Just how global is Latin America, really? Here, we back it up with some numbers on how the region and its individual countries have become players on the global stage, politically, economically and culturally.