Eleven percent of the world's children – about 168 million – are currently subjected to child labor, but between 2000 and 2012, the number of children involved was cut by one-third.
For Microsoft and other US tech companies, a lawsuit over e-mails stored in Dublin is an important test case to demonstrate their willingness and ability to guard customer data from government prying in a post Snowden-era.
Christopher and Regina Catrambone launched the Migrant Offshore Aid Station to rescue migrants trying to cross the Mediterranean Sea into Europe.
Most of the dead are young students. Pakistani militants say they targeted the military-run institution in Peshawar in retaliation for military offensives in northwestern tribal areas.
The Australian hostage crisis spawned the hashtag #illridewithyou. What made this pro-Muslim Twitter campaign successful?
Walden Pond, considered the birthplace of the environmental movement, will have a new visitor center, powered by solar energy, that includes a charging station for electric cars.
Between Western sanctions and plummeting crude oil prices, things are looking grim for Russia's economy. But Russians appear prepared to weather the storm.
The Iranian immigrant to Australia has had an erratic and violent past.