Theresa May still faces a huge hurdle to get MPs in Westminster to agree to the Brexit deal.
A chemist explains what it is, how it's made – and its devastating consequences.
The success of the women's movement shows the importance of international solidarity.
Congressional midterm election spending will likely hit a record $5 billion. But the spending masks the main problem with US campaign financing: who gives the money and what they may get in return.
Many Native languages are dying, and their loss has deep and profound implications for our world.
The prize recognises that violence against women has become a weapon of war.
Facing increasing international pressure, Myanmar's one-time star leader is running out of time to show leadership on human rights and the Rohingya crisis.
Contentious or politically driven Supreme Court nominations are not new. But US history shows that many of those contested nominees who were confirmed would go on to author controversial opinions.
'I don't believe in God, I believe in science,' atheists often argue. But that doesn't mean their thinking is evidence-based.
Cold War 2.0 may not be fanciful: The US and China are plainly entering a period of significant geopolitical rivalry, and each has ambitions that are mutually incompatible.
Cuba is avowedly secular. But as the country debates a new Constitution that would protect LGBT rights, churches have come out strongly against gay marriage — a sign of change on the Communist island.
These terms are often used interchangeably by the public, and though the concepts are overlapping, there are important distinctions.
Hosay, a religious ritual performed by Trinidadian Muslims, combines the somber Islamic observance of Ashura, brought by immigrant Indians, and the joy of Trinidad's famous carnival.
The EU is offering an olive branch, but the UK is too busy squabbling to take it.
Kofi Annan was the first UN employee to rise to the position of Secretary General but his tenure also had a darker side.