The Killing of an Indigenous Leader in Brazil Is Part of a Global Trend of Attacks on Environmentalists
In 2018, more than 160 land and environmental defenders were killed—many of them Indigenous.
Asylum Seekers Report Being Victims of Violence While Waiting in Mexico
The "Remain in Mexico" plan promised humanitarian visas and work permits. But asylum seekers are being sent back to dangerous living conditions.
Why Are Homicide Rates Spiking in California's County Jails?
Since 2011 inmate-on-inmate homicides have risen 46 percent in county jails statewide compared with the seven years before.
Stop Associating Video Games With Youth Gun Violence
Separating our conversations about school shootings from our conversations about video games will improve our approach to both.
Pop Music Lyrics Are More Violent Than Those in Hip-Hop
New research finds that contemporary songs in both genres are the most likely to contain violent imagery.
An Alternative Approach to Preventing Extremist Violence
In Minneapolis–St.Paul, Minnesota a number of organizations are using community collaboration to steer young people away from potential political extremism.
Viewfinder: A Referendum for Peace in the Southern Philippines
Residents flock to a local polling precinct to cast their votes on February 6th, 2019, in Tubod, Lanao del Norte, southern Philippines.
Turmoil Continues in France With Another Week of 'Yellow Vest' Protests (in Photos)
This week, protesters calling for President Emmanuel Macron to resign filled the streets from Paris to Bordeaux.
Tear Gas on the Border Is Only the Beginning of a Standoff That Could Last Months
Legal experts and migrants' rights advocates warn that the crisis will persist as migrants continue to arrive in Tijuana and other border towns.
America Responds to Anti-Semitic Violence (in Photos)
The Pittsburgh massacre wasn't the first—or last—act of anti-Semitism in the past week.
A Look Into the Evidence That 'Lone Wolf' Terrorists Are a Pack
Studies find that many of them connect with like-minded believers online and broadcast their ideology and intentions before they act.
Viewfinder: Protesting Police Brutality at an Officer's Trial in Chicago
A demonstrator holds an American flag emblazoned with the names of victims who were fatally wounded by police officers.
Deadly Demonstrations Rock Basra as Protesters Decry Government Failures (in Photos)
Protests swelled in Iraq's second-largest city this week as residents experienced power shortages and went without clean water.
Dispatches: Five Essential Reads From the Past Week
A collection of some of our most important and timely stories, from an interview with Al Gore about climate change to a look at a unique school improvement model that's showing promising results.
Viewfinder: Yemen Buries Children Killed by Saudi-Led Coalition Airstrike
Yemeni children take part in a mass funeral in the northern Yemeni city of Saada for children killed in an airstrike by the Saudi-led coalition last week.