The Brazilian government is sending troops to the border town of Pacaraima after residents there attacked Venezuelan migrants.Government-run news agency Agencia Brasil said on August 19 that the Public Security Ministry planned to send at least 60 soldiers of the elite National Force to Pacaraima.
Wildfires on the West Coast are growing worse. The reason for this trend is more than a century in the making.
A more hands-off parenting trend has emerged in response to years of society favoring a micromanaging “helicopter” approach. Here’s what fathers and mothers need to know to strike a healthy balance.
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Police swarmed a Connecticut park near Yale University and searched people’s homes for drugs on August 16 in an effort to prevent more overdoses from a batch of synthetic marijuana blamed for sending more than 70 people to the hospital.
Since battlefield successes routed ISIS from its strongholds in Syria and Iraq, hundreds of Pakistanis who traveled to join the extremists’ so-called caliphate are unaccounted for and Pakistan’s security personnel worry that they, like Nawaz, have gone underground waiting to strike.
Where there is war, there are casualties. And when it comes to the two largest economies butting heads…
A suicide bomber targeted students preparing for university exams in a Shiite neighborhood of Kabul on Wednesday, killing at least 48 people and wounding 67 in an attack blamed on the Islamic State terror group, officials said.
An estimated 2.3 million Venezuelans—approximately 1 in 14 citizens—had fled the crisis-wracked country as of June, mainly to Colombia, Ecuador, Peru and Brazil, the United Nations reported August 14.
Lauren Woeher wonders if her 16-month-old daughter has been harmed by tap water contaminated with toxic industrial compounds used in products like nonstick cookware, carpets and fast-food wrappers. Henry Betz, at 76, rattles around his house alone at night, thinking about the water his family unknowingly drank for years that was tainted by the same contaminants, and the pancreatic cancers that killed wife Betty Jean and two others in his household.
Violence erupted at the Gaza border Friday after the territory’s militant Islamic Hamas rulers and Israel appeared to be honoring a cease-fire that ended two days of intense violence amid efforts by neighboring Egypt to negotiate between the two sides.
A shooting in a small Canadian city early Friday left four people dead, including two police officers, under circumstances that were not yet explained but struck a nerve in a country that has been roiled in recent months by several instances of mass violence.
Political and ideological stances in the U.S. are more entrenched than ever before. How long can the nation survive if most everyone is unwilling to listen to opposing voices?
After a deadly earthquake devastated the Indonesian island of Lombok last weekend, Husni Handayani thought the worst was over…
President Donald Trump signed an executive order Monday reimposing many sanctions on Iran, three months after pulling out of the Iran nuclear deal, saying the U.S. policy is to levy “maximum economic pressure” on the country.
A voyage to the sun is going to bring us closer to our star than ever before.
A global biodiversity collapse is imminent unless concerted action to reverse species loss in the tropics occurs, according to a major scientific study in the journal Nature.
Wildfires tearing through trees and brush, rampaging up hillsides and incinerating neighborhoods: The places and names change, but the devastation is showing signs of becoming the new normal in California.
Every school day, Abdirizack Hussein Bashir rises at dawn for a 5-mile trek through a dangerous forest where he sometimes faces harassment by Kenyan army patrols hunting down extremists.
Almost 9 in 10 king penguins have disappeared from the world’s largest colony of the 3-foot-tall birds, researchers have found.
Even as a young adult, being overweight may cause higher blood pressure and thicken heart muscle, setting the stage for heart disease later in life, according to new research in the American Heart Association’s journal Circulation.
The Great Barrier Reef is losing its ability to recover after bleaching events, cyclones or pest outbreaks, according to a report published in Science Advances on July 18.
The incidence of tickborne infections in the United States has risen significantly within the past decade, according to a new commentary in the New England Journal of Medicine from leading scientists at the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases, part of the National Institutes of Health.
New research has shown that older adults who exercise above current recommended levels have a reduced risk of developing chronic disease compared with those who do not exercise.