Two Kentucky teenagers launched Mission Make A Difference, an effort that's resulted in projects from helping a town in Uganda to gathering food, clothing, and hygiene products for those in need nearby.
Rebels, paramilitaries, and criminal gangs have forcibly recruited thousands of children and teens. Now a reconciliation effort is laying the groundwork for peace through face-to-face apologies to the youths.
In New York and across the country, adults are forming spontaneous groups to make sure students see the movie 'Selma,' which chronicles the civil rights protests that led to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.
A man dressed in a Spider-Man costume, to celebrate the Jewish holiday of Purim, takes part in a local surfing competition in the southern Israeli city of Ashdod Friday. Purim is a celebration of the Jews' salvation from genocide in ancient Persia, as recounted in the Book of Esther.
With temperatures rising and extreme weather becoming more frequent, 'climate-smart agriculture' is using a host of measures — from new planting practices to improved water management — to keep farmers ahead of climate change.