Doctors and midwives may have fled. Getting to a clinic could be risky. Women have even been shot while giving birth.
A government minister said the proceeds will be used “to buy food and secure water facilities for distressed animals.” Zimbabwe is famous for parks full of animals such as elephants and lions.
Scientists have been able to keep human embryos alive twice as long as before. The technique is reopening a debate over a rule limiting research on human embryos to 14 days.
It’s Star Wars day, so dust off your Stormtrooper costume and bake a Princess Leia cupcake. (Just kidding, we know there’s no dust on that costume.)
Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson hopes that adding staff to security checkpoints will prevent longer wait times that had been projected for this summer.
The Ohio governor is suspending his presidential campaign, leaving Donald Trump assured of the GOP nomination. Kasich only won one state, his home of Ohio,and was far behind in the delegate count.
Sixteen-year-old Mohammed Abu Khdeir was kidnapped, beaten, doused in gasoline and burned to death in 2014. It escalated tensions during the lead-up to that summer’s Gaza war.
Rachel Martin speaks with the CBC’s Marion Warnica about the wildfires in Alberta, Canada, where authorities have issued a mandatory evacuation order for the 80,000 residents of Fort McMurray.
Explaining his veto, Gov. Nathan Deal cites Antonin Scalia — as well as a college rules meeting attended by Thomas Jefferson back in 1824.
Republican Ted Cruz has ended his candidacy, after Donald Trump won Indiana to all but clinch victory. Bernie Sanders also won, with 52 percent of the vote to Hillary Clinton’s 47 percent.
Teaching 5-year-olds how to read and count, while molding them into kind, confident students isn’t easy. In kindergarten, every day is a surprise, says Marissa McGee, one of our 50 Great Teachers.
Nine states still have to vote on the Democratic side, and Sanders is well-positioned to win several or most — but he needs to win all by overwhelming margins to catch Clinton in pledged delegates.
He’s there to check in on federal efforts to help the city’s residents after dangerous levels of lead in tap water were discovered last year.
Tiny homes are a growing solution to homeless veterans and vulnerable youth, especially those who identify as LGBTQ. But the movement faces challenges from regulations and neighbors across the nation.
Some 80,000 residents of Fort McMurray, Alberta, have been ordered to evacuate their homes. The wildfire spans more than 6,500 acres.