Police say three officers have been injured.
Brazil’s Environment Ministry announced that deforestation in the country has increased by 16 percent. A separate study warned that more than half the Amazon’s tree species may be threatened.
The flag flies on public buildings and is often waved at sporting events, but it has not been a symbol the French personally embrace. That has changed dramatically in the wake of the Nov. 13 attacks.
Decades after Rosa Parks changed history, a new generation faces the challenge of remaking the civil rights movement for the next century. What can they learn from the past to build for the future?
If a concerned citizen has his way, there will be a Museum of Political Corruption in Albany, N.Y. “I tell people, quite frankly, I want to institutionalize corruption,” Bruce Roter says.
Also this week: the virtual reality stories of three displaced children.
The piece of rocket, most likely from the unmanned SpaceX Falcon 9 that blew up after takeoff in June, was covered in barnacles and originally mistaken for a dead whale.
The names of each of the 130 victims killed on Nov. 13 were read aloud. President Francois Hollande said France would continue to defend the values for which they died.
Advance directives don’t guarantee that a person’s wishes for end-of-life care will always be honored. Some states let people use physician orders that override legal requirements to perform CPR.
The pope arrives in the country on Friday. Commentators James Kassaga Arinaitwe and Viviane Rutabingwa give him a crash course in the country’s issues.
Everyone knows that distrust of Washington is at near-record levels and that Congress has grown more polarized. But what’s going on with American voters is more complicated than you may realize.
The Krispy Kreme Challenge Children’s Specialty Clinic gets its name from a student-run charity race in Raleigh, N.C., that has already raised $1 million for kids. Still, some find the name unhealthy.
This Arizona school district slimmed down its budget by dropping class on Fridays. But parents say they’re having to stretch their wallets to find something for their kids to do on that fifth day.
Coal is king in India. Some say there’s little alternative. So how can this country, the world’s third-largest polluter, provide energy and lift millions from poverty while trying to become “greener”?
Scientists worldwide face a yearly challenge in deciding what goes into the annual flu vaccine to make it effective. The job requires keeping tabs on a massive group of speedy, shape-shifting viruses.