Iowa is a powerhouse producer of corn and soybeans. But all the industrial farming has come at a cost to the environment. Today, there's a growing number of farmers adopting more sustainable practices in a bid to save Iowa's precious soil and water.
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In the depths of the Amazon, a Catholic nun confronts a reality with few priests, a wave of evangelical preachers—and deforestation. Meanwhile in Rome, the Pope holds a special Synod on the region.
How do you parent a child whose life is a reminder of violence?
After an earthquake struck in 2010, the US pledged to help rebuild the Caribbean country. A decade later, nothing better symbolises the failure of these efforts than the story of a new port that was promised but never built.
Activists say police racially profile black communities, despite Puerto Rico’s image as a melting pot without racial problems.
Government use of facial recognition technology is already a daily reality at this Arizona border crossing.
When Judy Gladney began attending University City High School in the '60s, she was one of its very first African American students, and found herself bridging two disparate worlds.
Everyone knows about the border wall, but little about the surveillance technology placed at the Southwest border, which some deem to be the most important component of U.S. border security.
‘I always felt like an outsider at U. City,’ Judy Gladney says. But that may finally change this week.
Hong Kong residents protested for months this year against an extradition bill that would have allowed criminal suspects to be sent to mainland China.
In 2009, Walmart, Nike and other global companies vowed to stop buying beef and leather from Brazilian companies operating in the Amazon.
The group represents less than 1 percent of China's population, but they have endured what the U.S. calls one of the worst human rights crises of modern times.