Part 1 of 3: In Marseille, one of France's most multicultural cities, the anti-immigrant National Front is moving from the fringes into the mainstream with the support of disenfranchised Muslims, amongst others.
A new poll shows Democrat Alison Lundergan Grimes only one point behind Senate minority leader Mitch McConnell in Kentucky. But the race might not be as close as it seems.
Political commentators speculated that last week's #fangate controversy could alter the course of the race for Florida governor. But how much do voters really care about the candidates' spat over a fan?
A day after Umbrella Movement protest leaders and Hong Kong city officials met for talks, students try another tactic. Protest sites in the city-state remain in place despite a police crackdown and a court injunction to remove barricades.
His comments are the sort of thing that can increase the danger for US, or other foreign troops, working to help save Iraq's beleaguered government.
Time for hysteria to be tempered with evidence that progress is being made, and that the global response to Ebola can really make a difference.
The Tribal Huks gang have been making approximately 500 sandwiches daily and dropping them off at New Zealand schools. American gangs have responded similarly in the past.
Kailash Satyarthi has taken effective steps toward ending the worldwide exploitation of children, says the head of one of his efforts, Goodweave International.
Farmers in one of the world's least-developed countries are restoring degraded land using innovative techniques to conserve water and soil.