NPR | June 24, 2017
They claim about 100,000 lives a year. WHO has now put snakebites on its list of "neglected tropical diseases."
NPR | June 24, 2017
Chinese state news says 141 people are missing, according to the provincial government, after a landslide of mud, rocks and boulders buried the town of Xinmo in Sichuan province.
NPR | June 23, 2017
Venezuela has been in political and economic turmoil for months. Daily demonstrations, food shortages and a crackdown on the opposition have forced the country into a near state of collapse.
NPR's East Africa correspondent Eyder Peralta was seized by armed men and imprisoned without charge just after he'd been given permission to report in South Sudan, ravaged by civil war since 2013.
A tough new law means parents who don't vaccinate their children against a dozen diseases will face steep fines — and even risk losing custody. Italy has recorded 2,500-plus measles cases this year.
If Qatar wants to end its recent diplomatic standoff, Saudi Arabia and three other Arab states say the country has 10 days to comply with a steep list of demands, including shutting down Al-Jazeera.
Military strength is needed for dialogue with North Korea to work, President Moon Jae-in says. Officials say the Hyunmoo-2 missile, with a range of nearly 500 miles, hit its target accurately.
Darren Osborne faces charges over the attack that used a rental van to plow through a crowd of people outside a mosque Monday.
China has had a complicated history with golf. At one time, the country seemed golf crazy but it became synonymous with corrupt officials. Once again it is in the crosshairs of China's government.
Investigators also say the building's cladding failed safety tests. Police say they're considering manslaughter charges in the case, in which at least 79 people died.
For the shot to be accurate, many factors, from wind and gravity to the earth's curvature, would have to be taken into account.
The population growth is being driven by high birth rates in developing nations as well as higher life expectancy worldwide.