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.
Violence against journalists is on the rise. Many people don't realize that such acts have a long tradition in the US, where partisan rancor was once a hallmark of American journalism.
How did governments get the power to limit people's movements in the first place? A historian explains.
Revelations about the president's behavior in a new book and an unsigned op-ed, writes a Yale psychiatrist, support what she and mental health specialists have warned: Trump is dangerously unstable.