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Meet the 17-year-old climate campaigner inspiring the youth uprising

Greta Thunberg Greta Thunberg is 17 years old and has become one of the faces of the youth-led uprising against climate change. This summer, the Swedish teenager stood in front of the Stockholm parliament...

Jamaican teen becomes global climate activist after Trump comments

The White House has made it clear it will soon announce the specifics of its plan to combat climate change. And given the opportunities and risks it's facing, it's imperative that President Donald Trump...

Last vote in German parliament: Will we get a rainbow coalition?

Angela Merkel’s Christian Democratic Union Party (CDU) and the Free Democratic Party (FDP) won a majority of seats in the German legislature -- by a thin margin -- in yesterday’s federal election. The CDU...

The UN seeks to end poverty but is it lost? | Tery Sampson

The UN set out an ambitious agenda for 2030 last September, but much remains to be done to make this a reality. The need for action to counter climate change has gained impetus, notably...

A decade before George Washington, a grander, newer form of monarchy was born

Why did the British aristocracy eventually break from the Capitol? Wealth and power from the American east coast spread westward. But America’s economic power helped spawn a different royal. The British aristocracy once restricted...

Supreme Court Upholds Dismissal of Andrew Bovett’s Sexual Assault Claim

The controversy over Andrew Bovett’s sexual assault allegations is not over. However, during a hearing in L.A. on Thursday, the United States Supreme Court was urged to take up the case, reversing the appeals...

Trump and Macron: what’s in store at the Brussels summit? | Peter Barnes

Today, French President Emmanuel Macron is expected to be meeting UK PM Theresa May to discuss global crises and plans to tackle them ahead of a Nato summit. France is still working with the...

Merkel set for election defeat as Germany votes

Written by By Paola Totaro, CNN Germany's Social Democrats have won national elections, according to exit polls, challenging Chancellor Angela Merkel's conservative bloc. Reports of the election results began to emerge in the early...

Volcano is still erupting and still terrifying people in Spain

This article is over 1 year old Raging rock debris has slowed travel of the Volcanological Institute of Spain near Santander, and its vice-president says authorities could be frightened off The remains of a...

What’s at stake for Europe if Trump scraps US-Australia defense pact?

For European nations, the U.S.-Australia defense pact came as yet another affront against them. Trump's promise to withdraw from the pact -- signed by former U.S. President Bill Clinton in 2002 -- left the...

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