Hong Kong is a region that operates independently from mainland China. In recent weeks, its citiizens have been protesting a bill that would allow extradition from the region to China. As response from police has become more severe, so have protestors’ demands.
PBS has debuted the nation’s first-ever children’s series featuring indigenous leads. Finally, Alaskan natives are able to see themselves through the character “Molly of Denali.”
Watch a video of a tribute celebrating the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing. The Washington Monument transforms into a movie screen depicting various stages of the mission.
How can large earthquakes set off many smaller ones? Read on to learn more about the aftereffects of earthquakes.
The first transcontinental railroad transformed America and came to symbolize a new spirit of unity and cooperation. Yet for decades after its completion, the Chinese workers who made the railroad’s construction possible were overlooked. Recently, steps have been taken to remedy this historical injustice.
What is it about the United States that convinces citizens of other nations to leave their homes and lives behind? Visit this site to explore the answers, along with the personal stories of immigrants from Guatemala, Iran, Tibet, the Soviet Union, Taiwan, and Mexico. While you’re there, be sure to browse the photo archives and genealogical resources.
Read about reactions to the Easter Bombings in Sri Lanka, and watch the video about effects this tragedy has had on the local Muslim community. In the midst of this tragedy, the country searches for ways to bring people together despite religious differences.
With the 30th anniversary of the Chinese Tiananmen Square protest and massacre approaching, photojournalist Liu Heung Shing reflects on his experiences documenting the events as they unfolded.
This article details the life of people in Albania impacted by generations-long “blood feuds.”
The author of this opinion piece, whose family fled Nicaragua when she was a child to escape a tyrannical regime, believes her home country has once again fallen into the hands of a dictator.
Ricky Jackson spent nearly four decades in prison for a crime he didn’t commit. While he was incarcerated, he wrote letters to journalists about his case. Learn how the charges against Jackson were finally dismissed.
A school cafeteria manager writes encouraging messages to students in the most unique way.
Hundreds of people gather to pray as the Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris is engulfed in flames.
Toni Harris has battled many adversities to become the first female to receive a full football scholarship, but doesn’t plan to stop there.
More than two years after a peace accord was signed in Colombia, the country continues to dispute its provisions.
Why have some survivors of the devastation of Hurricane Katrina been able to recover effectively, while others have had a harder time getting back on their feet? Click this link to learn more about research on this topic.
Can the legal system rely on artificial intelligence to make fair recommendations for sentencing criminals? Or do these technologies perpetuate historical biases against low-income and minority communities? Read to learn more.
A Smithsonian exhibition highlights the “invisible labor” women have been doing at home for decades as conversations regarding women empowerment swarm the nation.
People reflect on what was lost during the tornadoes that ripped through Alabama, while organizing and planning to move forward.
Anne Frank’s stepsister speaks to worldwide ignorance in response to teenagers’ hateful display.