The latest UN summit on cities revealed a big shift in thinking: Urban areas are seen as less a sea of woes and more a source of solutions for global problems. No wonder more people seek city life.
A pair of researchers suggests political foes may find reconciliation in books.
Climate change attracted very little focus in the debates. It's not because there's no difference between the candidates – but because talking about it might not benefit anyone.
A high school teacher in Norman, Okla. is under fire for this assertion. But how should the conversation about race relations be framed?
A Chibok community leader says that 100 girls kidnapped by Boko Haram fear the stigma they may face upon returning home after spending more than two years as prisoners of the extremist group.
Battleground state polls: The final presidential debate is scheduled for Wednesday evening at 9:00 p.m. ET in Las Vegas. It could be Donald Trump's last chance to cut into Hillary Clinton's lead.
The West York Council unanimously accepted Mayor Charles Wasko's offer to resign last night after the community spoke out against a series of his Facebook postings that many considered racist.
Celebrations for the negotiated release of 21 girls held captive by Boko Haram have brought a new hope for the release of 83 more of the students kidnapped in 2014.
The world is only waking up to an acute food shortage in Nigeria, caused by the Boko Haram turmoil. Nigerians can also respond better, while raising their confidence in dealing with other woes.
Nearly 200 girls remain captive, but the latest release offers a glimpse of hope for their families that they may see their children again soon.
Mikhail Gorbachev, the last Soviet leader, called for peace and a de-escalation in tensions between the US and Russia. What is the future for dialogue between the two countries under current circumstances?