by Travis Waldron Posted on April 11, 2014 Updated: April 11, 2014
The Redskins name is "understood to be a pejorative and disparaging term that fails to respect and honour the historical and cultural legacy of the Native Americans in the US," a UN official said Friday.
by Hayes Brown Posted on April 11, 2014 Updated: April 11, 2014
Last week, the Senate passed a treaty to protect fish in international waters. Disabled peoples around the world? Not so fortunate.
by Hayes Brown Posted on April 10, 2014
The U.N. has finally cleared nearly 12,000 peacekeepers for the CAR. But will they get there in time to make a difference?
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by Hayes Brown Posted on April 8, 2014
After two decades, what scars has the genocide left on Rwanda, its neighbors, and the world?
by Emily Atkin Posted on April 1, 2014
One website said the IPCC's call to lower carbon emissions was just as "imbecilic" as Adolf Hilter's call for a thousand-year Nazi dictatorship.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 28, 2014
"We have 60,000 names that are documented, but we still have 200,000 detainees we don't know anything about," the opposition leader said.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 24, 2014
Despite even Russia and China ordering Syria to allow humanitarian aid and halt targeting civilians, both practices are still rampant.
by Ari Phillips Posted on March 24, 2014
Thirteen of the fourteen warmest years on record have all occurred this century, with each of the last three decades being warmer than the previous.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 10, 2014
With the White House already taking strong steps in response to Russia, others have had some suggestions that aren't so good.
by Hayes Brown Posted on March 5, 2014 Updated: March 5, 2014
The White House wants $150 million to support peacekeeping missions in some of the most neglected areas of the world using the fund that has been synonymous with U.S. war efforts.