Thousands escaped Boko Haram in Nigeria — now they're starving to death
Humanitarian workers discovered 24,000 people sheltering in a makeshift camp in a former militant stronghold, with more than 1,200 dead and hundreds of starving children.
Celebratory Gunfire as Syria Allows UN to Bring Food Into the Starving Town of Madaya
The town is encircled by a blockade of Hezbollah fighters supporting Syrian President Bashar al-Assad, and no food has been allowed in for months. Citizens have died from starvation inside and others have been killed trying to flee.
Hundreds of Koalas Were Killed for Their Own Good in Australia
Though the public was understandably saddened to learn that 700 of the cute critters had been put down by the Australian government, an expert told us it was either that or mass starvation.