authorities rescued 593 people in one day wednesday. the number of migrants arriving in spain by sea is up sharply from last year, and the number arriving in greece has dramatically fallen.
the international committee of the red cross visited northern syria and found 200,000 displaced people living in difficult camp conditions. rachel martin talks to ingy sedky, a group spokeswoman.
the gang known as ms-13 is blamed for a spike in violence on long island, n.y. police have ramped up surveillance, but teens in the u.s. illegally say they are falsely accused of being in ms-13.
white house chief strategist steve bannon talked to the liberal magazine: the american prospect. web hosting companies have blacklisted the daily stormer, a neo-nazi site, from registration services.
brandon martinez. 16, was one of nearly 40 undocumented immigrants found in a trailer in san antonio. his father laments that his son suffered so much to cross the border, just like he did.
will president trump double down on america's longest-running — but forgotten — war? or could he decide to pull the plug?
raila odinga said he's mounting a legal challenge to what he calls president uhuru kenyatta's "computer-generated fraud." but he's not the only one to raise questions about the election recently.
for three days, prime minister benjamin netanyahu — an outspoken critic of anti-semitism around the world — said nothing about the anti-jewish chants and nazi swastikas paraded in charlottesville, va.
with so many dedicated to solving nature's riddles at cern, it's hard not to think of it as a modern cathedral, a link between reason and mystery, a place of pilgrimage, says blogger marcelo gleiser.
while ministers from canada and mexico praised nafta, u.s. trade representative robert lighthizer emphasized the negative and said the deal "needs major improvement."
an american in germany writes about the very different way that nation preserves and remembers the shameful parts of its history.
known as "iisuperwomanii" to her 12 million youtube followers, lilly singh represents a new kind of celebrity — and that's exactly why unicef has made her the face of its cause.
last year china banned the sale of commercial elephant ivory. but that's led to another illicit trade — in woolly mammoth tusks — that is having a severe impact on siberia's permafrost.
heavy rains and floods caused a mountainside to collapse in sierra leone's capital, freetown, this week. rescue workers have recovered hundreds of bodies.
after two long island brothers were chased by gang members with machetes, police gave their family a 'panic button.' then, the family found out the oldest son is on a list of suspected ms-13 members.
the former chairman of the joint chiefs of staff said he's very concerned that the hot rhetoric coming out of pyongyang and washington could spin "out of control."
indiana sen. joe donnelly, a democrat, serves on the senate armed services committee. we get his reaction to president trump's warning to north korea that u.s. forces are "locked and loaded."
npr's lulu garcia-navarro discusses the escalating crisis in venezuela with isaias medina, who recently resigned from his diplomatic post in opposition to the government.
japan's prime minister has forged a close personal relationship with president trump, but trump's fiery rhetoric about north korea has many japanese nervous. a retired japanese diplomat weighs in.
this month, india and pakistan celebrate 70 years of independence. but the scars of a violent partition linger. an oral history project is racing to collect stories from those who lived through it.