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Eight million children forced out of school by growing violence

When Laurent Dabiré was appointed as a bishop in northern Burkina Faso in 2013, Dori was a very different place.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 9:43 am


Underdog sumo wrestler bursts into tears after win

Underdog victories don't come much bigger than this.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 6:12 pm


Top EU official says Brexit is a 'wound'

A top European official has warned that reaching a "good agreement" on the future relationship between the United Kingdom and the European Union will take time.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 9:06 am


Kim Jong Un's aunt seen in public after husband's execution

Kim Kyong Hui, the aunt of North Korean leader Kim Jong Un, was seen for the first time in public since her husband was executed in 2013.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 11:34 am


Kobe Bryant leaves behind a business empire

Kobe Bryant's legacy extends beyond his time on the basketball court. He was also known to the business world as a brand-builder; an investor; and a coach to other athletes and company founders.

Published on 27 January 2020 | 2:54 am


3M is cutting 1,500 jobs in a global restructuring

Industrial conglomerate 3M is laying off 1,500 workers globally as the company looks to restructure.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 5:17 pm


How the coronavirus is already hurting global business

Major shops, restaurants and tourist destinations are shuttering their doors across China, as global businesses begin to feel the effects of the deadly Wuhan virus outbreak.

Published on 27 January 2020 | 1:01 pm


The world's largest offshore wind farm is nearly complete

The world's largest offshore wind farm is taking shape off the east coast of Britain, a landmark project that demonstrates one way to combat climate change at scale.

Published on 11 October 2019 | 7:43 am


This luxury ice cream is made from bug 'milk'

After a long day under the beating South African sun, an ice cream might be a tempting treat.

Published on 25 July 2019 | 8:28 am


US cities are losing 36 million trees a year. Here's why it matters

If you're looking for a reason to care about tree loss, the nation's latest heat wave might be it. Trees can lower summer daytime temperatures by as much as 10 degrees Fahrenheit, according to a recent study.

Published on 18 September 2019 | 4:44 pm


How rich people could help save the planet from the climate crisis

Rich people don't just have bigger bank balances and more lavish lifestyles than the rest of us -- they also have bigger carbon footprints.

Published on 12 July 2019 | 9:20 am


The world's most expensive aircraft

With its "flying wing" design that makes it almost invisible to radar, the B-2 Spirit bomber is truly a standout among military planes -- and also the world's most expensive, at over $2 billion per aircraft.

Published on 28 January 2020 | 1:16 pm


A Mona Lisa for $60K?

To an untrained eye, the "Mona Lisa" up for auction at Sotheby's next week is indistinguishable from its namesake hanging in the Louvre.

Published on 24 January 2020 | 10:39 am


Houses built in impossible places

Architecture can flirt with nature in expressive yet subtle ways. The idea is, often, to harmonize, not dominate, the landscapes.

Published on 23 January 2020 | 11:05 pm


'1917': Inside the making of a one-shot masterpiece

When Sam Mendes sent out the script for "1917," his concept was firmly in place: a feature-length war film envisioned as a single shot in real time. It was bold. It was ambitious. It was maybe not taken as seriously as he hoped.

Published on 20 December 2019 | 12:42 pm


Lucy Liu on making art to find a sense of belonging

Published on 29 November 2019 | 1:15 am


Meghan and Harry waxworks removed

London's Madame Tussauds museum has announced that it has removed the waxworks of the Duke and Duchess of Sussex from its Royal Family set.

Published on 9 January 2020 | 5:35 pm


Boeing's huge 777-9X airplane takes its first flight

The world's longest and largest twin-engine airliner, the Boeing 777-9X, has finally taken to the skies for its maiden flight, offering a ray of hope for the troubled US aviation company following months of grim headlines.

Published on 27 January 2020 | 3:30 pm


This Central Asian country is an underrated gem

A long time ago, Uzbekistan was the beating heart of the world.

Published on 20 January 2020 | 3:48 pm


Animals show their funny side for the Comedy Wildlife Awards

There are some joke tellers that only a few people find funny, but a true comedy genius will have the whole world laughing.

Published on 13 September 2019 | 8:10 pm


Airbus Beluga XL enters service at long last

It's finally here.

Published on 14 January 2020 | 6:04 pm


This man nearly died hang gliding. Then he did this

Chris Gursky nearly died hang gliding. No, that's not an exaggeration. There's a viral video to prove it.

Published on 17 January 2020 | 9:37 am


This 5-year-old paid off the lunch balances for more than 100 fellow students

A 5-year-old student at an elementary school in Vista, California, collected enough money to pay off the negative lunch balances of 123 students at her school.

Published on 17 December 2019 | 7:49 pm


Video shows dramatic rescue after dog's leash gets stuck in elevator

ALT HED Video shows man's dramatic rescue of his neighbor's dog

Published on 11 December 2019 | 10:00 pm


Her work has helped thousands of girls stay in school and finish their education

It's something that girls and young women in western countries can't imagine: missing school, even dropping out, because of their periods. Yet as many as half the girls in rural parts of Ethiopia miss school for reasons related to their periods -- and that can have a devastating effect on their education and the rest of their lives.

Published on 9 December 2019 | 3:34 am






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