In Somalia, about 8 million people experience acute food insecurity, which means they are in dire need of food assistance. Four consecutive failed rainy seasons have given way to barren harvests, forcing more than 1 million Somalis to leave their homes in search of safety, food and water.
The rare November hurricane caused widespread damage, causing numerous homes to collapse into the ocean and forcing evacuations of dozens of hotels and high-rise condominiums.
In a briefing Thursday morning, Gov. Ron DeSantis said, “The impacts of this storm are historic and the damage that was done has been historic, and this is just off initial assessments.”
Lines at neighboring borders and protests are just some of the scenes in Russia following President Vladimir Putin’s call for partial military mobilization after he ordered up to 300,000 Russians to serve in the invasion of Ukraine. Since then, thousands of citizens have fled the country.
Images of the queen were splashed across the front pages of newspapers around the world on Friday, a day after the death of Britain’s longest-reigning monarch at age 96.
During her 70-year reign, Queen Elizabeth II met in person with nearly every sitting U.S. president, from Dwight Eisenhower to Joe Biden.
A set of deadly floods in Pakistan shows how the South Asian nation and other developing countries are bearing a disproportionate burden from climate change, according to Pakistan’s government and outside experts.
More than 33 million people in Pakistan are struggling to deal with a monsoon season supercharged by climate change.
Kentucky Gov. Andy Beshear announced early Friday that the death toll from this week's historic flooding has risen to 15 while warning that the figure is expected to more than double — and will include children.
A wildfire that broke out Friday near Yosemite National Park in California has burned several thousand acres and led to evacuations of 3,000 residents in the area, as an ongoing heat wave continued to bake much of the country over the weekend.
The heat wave that settled over southern Europe last week moved north, bringing with it boiling temperatures that are breaking records and causing a national emergency in the U.K.
On the downtown streets in America’s hottest city the temperature has hit 109 degrees Fahrenheit. It’s 1 o’clock in the afternoon in late June and the sidewalks are mostly empty, but an elderly woman carrying an umbrella passes by walking her terrier, the dog’s tiny feet fitted with leather moccasins to protect them from the scorching concrete.
With the temperature hovering around 103 degrees Fahrenheit, well over 5,000 protesters flooded into the streets around the Arizona State Capitol on Friday evening, their anger palpable.
LAPD officers and protesters clashed during an abortion rights rally on Tuesday night, one of dozens of demonstrations over the Supreme Court's possible overturning of Roe v. Wade.
The smoke emerges, like a white veil draped across the sky, on the drive up from Albuquerque to this picturesque city of 84,000. Historically, New Mexico’s wildfire season began in May or June, but this year, wildfires sprung up on the drought-parched New Mexican desert in April. By April 23, more than 20 wildfires were burning in 16 of the state's 33 counties. Last week, two of them merged into one megafire, the Hermits Peak/Calf Canyon fire. By Sunday, the New York Times reported, it had burned nearly 104,000 acres — more than 160 square miles — and smoke from it and another wildfire blanketed most of northern New Mexico.
Photojournalist Carol Guzy, a four-time Pulitzer Prize winner who has documented the humanitarian toll of some of the world’s most horrific wars and natural disasters, discusses her experience of photographing the carnage in Ukraine.
While people around the world prayed for peace in Ukraine on Sunday, Ukrainian Orthodox Christians observed Palm Sunday with Russia's deadly war raging all around them.
Smita Sharma, a photojournalist, has photographed and interviewed more than 50 young survivors of sex trafficking in India and Bangladesh. Child marriage and sex slavery of young girls are still common in the northern subcontinent, and many children are enticed from their homes every year by traffickers.
A missile strike Friday on a crowded train station that was being used to evacuate civilians in Kramatorsk, in eastern Ukraine, killed at least 50 people, including five children, officials said.
Before Russia’s invasion, the Ukrainian port city was a bustling modern metropolis filled with arts and culture. But constant shelling has rendered it an apocalyptic hellscape.
Photojournalist Carol Guzy captured moments of Ukrainians mourning the loss of their loved ones as Russia’s onslaught against the neighboring nation continues to kill soldiers and civilians.
“Democrats succeeded again in making the former President a central campaign issue, and Mr. Trump helped them do it.”
“If you work…to install a Supreme Court that will eliminate constitutional rights, prepare to live with the electoral consequences.”
“Trump pretty reliably put his thumb on the scale for the riskiest and most flawed candidates.”
“The Republicans should have done much better on inflation and the economy. They lacked an effective and transparent message.”
“Where does Trump end and the far-right begin?”