Live updates: Immigration and the US-Mexico border –…

Locals use a makeshift raft to illegally cross the Suchiate river from Ciudad Hidalgo in Chiapas State, Mexico, to Tecun Uman in Guatemala, on June 10, 2019. PEDRO PARDO/AFP/Getty Image Asylum negotiations between Guatemala and…

Alleged rape in Germany sparks debate on lowering…

Three 14-year-old boys and two 12-year-old boys are being investigated after locals found a woman surrounded by two males in Mülheim, near Cologne, Essen Police said in a statement. All five suspects are Bulgarian, police…

Live updates: New York City hit with major…

The power failure on Saturday comes on the anniversary of an extensive blackout in 1977 that affected much of the city. The previous blackout left some 9 million people without power for up to 25…

The climate crisis is making storms like Barry…

Unfortunately, Tropical Storm Barry, like Hurricane Florence last year and Harvey the year before, looks like it will once again provide us with an example of what the climate crisis is doing to storms right…

Live updates: Gulf Coast braces for Tropical Storm…

As a dangerous weather system spinning toward the Gulf coast intensified Thursday to become Tropical Storm Barry, some Louisiana residents aren't taking any chances and are choosing to evacuate. Others say they plan to ride…

Why New Orleans is sinking

And from Hurricane Katrina in 2005 to threats of flooding this week, a few facts on -- and in -- the ground explain why the Big Easy is uniquely vulnerable to massive flooding. 1. When…