Bareback bronc rider Will Lowe is a three-time national champ. He, like other riders, sees himself as an extreme athlete preserving a legacy he loves.
People had strong opinions about socialism when our reporter went to Pennsylvania to ask them what they thought. But the more they talked, the more common ground he found.
Though it made many promises to Canada’s indigenous peoples on reconciliation, the Trudeau government has realized little substantive progress.
From Seattle to Charleston black chefs are exploring the deep, but often underappreciated, effects of black cuisine on a whitewashed culture.
Up to half of the 7,000 languages spoken today are likely to die off by the end of this century. Queens has become ground zero to save them.
Big cities like Bangkok are moving whole slums to mitigate effects of flooding and climate change – after gaining trust of residents.
As the United Arab Emirates asserts itself as a rising Gulf power, its tradition of religious tolerance toward non-Muslims is emerging as an asset.
When it comes to taking action on climate change, Anchorage isn’t waiting around for federal – or even state – support.
Last fall’s Camp fire killed 85 people, razed almost 14,000 homes, and displaced more than 50,000 residents in and around Paradise.
Today’s antiabortion activists emphasize the well-being of the woman and the fetus – an approach that has smoothed the path to more restrictions.
A measles outbreak in the U.S. has added fuel to an already contentious vaccination debate. But the real crux of the issue, observers say, is trust.
The discovery of gold and diamonds transformed South Africa’s trajectory. Today the industry is in decline, and voters are hungry for solutions.
More oversight is needed over boundary-crossing research on artificial intelligence, experts say. But collaboration on beneficial AI is essential too.
Operation Peter Pan brought 14,000 children to the U.S. after the Cuban Revolution. Families hoped to be reunited quickly, but geopolitics intervened.
US and European countries don't want to take back the women and children who supported ISIS. But experts say the world would be safer if they did.
The new Supreme Court appears more supportive of the death penalty. At issue for some is the balance between justice and dignity.
North Macedonia votes on Sunday for a new president. But more important may be how the United States and European Union made this possible.
When abuses happen at Canadian mining corporations' sites around the world, where and how can victims seek justice?
Around the world, island communities are scrambling to cope with the impending threat of rising seas. Florida's Key West aims to prove that adaptation is possible. But at what cost?
As the needs of a changing planet butt up against local economies, tough questions are emerging about how to help the global population without creating overwhelming hardship for vulnerable individuals.
Residents of New England's former mill towns often feel left behind after manufacturers leave town. But in Lawrence, Mass., locals have refused to let abandoned buildings and polluted landscapes define their future.
The Flint water crisis may have faded from national headlines, but for locals the story is lifelong. The city's holistic approach to recovery may hold lessons for other struggling communities.
How can people struggling with disabilities get ahead? When companies hire them for their skills, not just to fill a quota. That's beginning to happen in countries from Mexico to Germany, Canada, and the United States.
As water scarcity fuels conflicts around the world, sister cities along the US-Mexican border have found mutual success by working together rather than turning against each other.
Tiny Jefferson, Iowa, is energized by the promise of a few dozen well-paying tech jobs. Its unexpected ally: a politician from California who says innovation isn’t just for places that sport an Amazon or Google HQ.
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