Turkey's Offensive Against the Kurds in Syria is Underway and Already Deadly
President Erdoğan launched airstrikes and sent in troops after Trump pulled U.S. forces from the region, abandoning a key ally in the fight against ISIS.
There's an 'Ecocide' Happening in the Fires at the Edge of the Amazon
Several species of plants and animals are known to live there and nowhere else.
Tiny Island Nations Are Carbon-Shaming Everyone at the UN
A total of 15 countries, including several low-lying island nations, committed to zero-out their carbon emissions by 2050
Japan Just Let the Executives Who Oversaw the Fukushima Nuclear Disaster off the Hook
Years after the disaster, there are ghost towns in the areas surrounding the plant.
Why the Arctic Fires Are So Bad for the Planet (Aside from the Actual Flames)
The fires could create a feedback loop that only worsens the effects of climate change and leads to more fires.
This Heartbreaking Photo Captures the Horrors of Syria's Civil War
The 5-year-old Syrian girl who attempted to save her sister's life later died at the hospital.
Duterte Said “You Must Be Stupid” If You Think He’ll Stand Trial at The Hague for His Drug War
“I am a Filipino. We have our courts here... Shit,” he continued.
It's So Damn Hot Around the World Right Now
A global heat wave is hitting Alaska, Europe, and Asia.
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Russia Is About to Tow its “Floating Chernobyl” Through the Arctic Circle
The plant’s two reactors sit atop a nearly 500-foot platform, which will be pulled by tugboats through the Northern Sea Route
We're Buying Into a Giant Lie About Plastic
All in all, only 9 percent of the world’s plastic scrap gets recycled.
No One Is Allowed to Leave This Scientology Cruise Ship Because of Measles
This is the ship where Tom Cruise did the splits while singing a rendition of “Old Time Rock ‘n’ Roll” on his birthday.
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Sri Lanka’s Grief Over Easter Attacks Is Turning to Fury at the Government
What we know, and still don’t know, about the bombings in Sri Lanka.