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President Obama is turning his My Brother's Keeper initiative into an outside alliance that will live on after his presidency. He described the new effort at an event in New York City on Monday.
In Pakistan, the people of Karachi have much to complain about but speaking out can cost you your life. But there is a patch of sidewalk where frustrated citizens feel they can raise their voices.
As California's drought draws national headlines, we look at what a psychology-minded engineer has discovered when it comes to conserving water at home.
In just four days, some 7,000 migrants on dozens of flimsy vessels were rescued from the Mediterranean Sea. Italian authorities are scrambling to find shelters for them.
An Eritrean refugee, who had made his way to Israel, spent time in a detention center and prison, but Israeli officials sent him back Africa. In Libya, he was killed by members of the Islamic State.
A bold statue has taken up residence in London's iconic Trafalgar Square — part of a public art project that's been going on for more than a decade. The skeletal horse replaces a giant blue rooster.