Nearly half of all American adults have an immediate family member who has experienced incarceration, according to a new study published on Thursday that spotlights the extent of mass imprisonment in the US.
Feeding a hungry planet is growing increasingly difficult as climate change and depletion of land and other resources undermine food systems, the UN Food and Agricultural Organization said Wednesday as it renewed appeals for better policies and technologies to reach "zero hunger."
US President Donald Trump plans to push an executive order to end the right of US citizenship to children born in the US to noncitizens and immigrants in the country illegally, he told Axios in an interview published on Tuesday, a move that would prompt a constitutional fight.
The UN's 195-nation climate science body plunged deep into overtime Saturday to finalize a report outlining stark options — all requiring a global makeover of unprecedented scale — for avoiding climate chaos.
The world's nations gather at a UN conference in South Korea today to review and approve a 20-page bombshell — distilled from more than 6,000 scientific studies — laying out narrowing options for staving off climate catastrophe.
A new study published has warned that climate change has adversely and uniquely affected many of the 417 national parks spread across the US and its territories, according to scientists from the University of California at Berkeley and University of Wisconsin
Iran’s Foreign Ministry spokesman Bahram Qassemi on Friday dismissed as “ridiculous” reports attributed to US Ambassador to the UN Nikki Haley that Iranian President Hassan Rouhani had asked for a bilateral meeting with US President Donald Trump, according to Press TV.