A study released by Harvard in the New England Journal of Medicine shows that at least 4,645 people died in Puerto Rico as a result of Hurricane Maria, a death toll 70 times higher than the official count.
French President Emmanuel Macron has granted French citizenship to Mamoudou Gassama, a 22-year-old migrant from Mali who scaled four floors in mere seconds to rescue a child who was dangling from a fourth-story balcony last week.
The Southeastern United States is being battered by Subtropical Storm Alberto, and Maryland is recovering from its second “once-in-a-thousand-year” flood in, well, two years.
The family of Claudia Patrícia Gómez Gonzalez, the woman executed by Border Patrol last week, is demanding justice for the 20-year-old indigenous Guatemalan woman.
Student protesters have launched a viral video campaign under the hashtag #IfIDieInASchoolShooting in which students list the things they’ll miss out on if they’re killed at school.
Bombs and mortars are flying between Israel and Gaza amid furiously high tensions between the Israeli government and Palestinian protesters.
The United States Government has lost track of nearly 1,500 immigrant children who were placed in sponsor homes by the Office of Refugee Resettlement, which is responsible for the care of unaccompanied immigrant minors.
The people of Ireland voted overwhelmingly in favor of the repeal of the country’s Eighth Amendment last week, which banned abortion in nearly all cases.
The international coffee giant Starbucks is closing its 8,000 U.S. locations today to conduct racial bias training with its employees.
Fathi Walid Harb, a 22-year-old Palestinian man in Gaza, has died of the wounds he sustained as a result of his self-immolation in protest of the dire conditions in the Gaza Strip.