LA Hosts 2-Day U.S.-China Climate Leaders Summit

Officials from the United States and China -- the world's top two sources of greenhouse gas -- will hold a two-day summit in Los Angeles starting Tuesday, Sept. 15 to discuss strategies for fighting climate change in their respective countries. Read More

Key Dates in Europe’s Escalating Migrant Crisis

Around 350,000 migrants and refugees have risked their lives since the beginning of the year making the treacherous crossing across the Mediterranean to Europe, with 2,643 dying in the process, according to the International Organization for Migration. Read More

Japanese Town’s Annual Dolphin Hunt Starts

A small Japanese town kicked off its controversial dolphin hunt on Thursday, Sept. 3 after bad weather delayed the start, according to a local fisheries official, while a separate whaling hunt was due to start at the weekend. Read More

France Honors Heroes for Train Attack ‘Courage’

President Francois Hollande on Monday, Aug. 24 bestowed France's highest honor on a group of Americans and a Briton who overpowered a Moroccan gunman on a crowded train, saying the whole world "admires their courage and cool composure." Read More

Flag Raised Over U.S. Embassy in Cuba

The Marine guard of the reopened U.S. embassy in Cuba raised the Stars and Stripes Friday, Aug. 14 for the first time in 54 years, as Secretary of State John Kerry urged Havana to choose a democratic future. Read More