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A journalist walks in front of a screen with olympics logos during the medal launching ceremony in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Sergio Moraes - RTX2G9LN

Zika virus shadow looms over summer Olympics in Rio

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Concern surrounding Zika virus has taken center stage in Brazil, as local organizers of the upcoming 2016 Summer Olympic Games assure the world that the country is safe for athletes and tourists. Continue reading

U.S. President Barack Obama delivers a statement accompanied by Director of National Intelligence James Clapper (R) and Chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff General Joseph Dunford after a meeting with Obama's national security team at the Treasury Department in Washington, U.S., June 14, 2016. REUTERS/Carlos Barria - RTX2G80I

How the U.S. combats violent extremism and propaganda

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Recent acts of violence committed by extremists who were radicalized while living in the United States have raised concerns over the threat of home-grown terrorism. Continue reading

Visitors take photographs of dolphins as they swim by at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland, U.S., on Wednesday, Aug. 26, 2015. Home flippers turned a quick and tidy profit on their real estate investments in Baltimore, Central Florida, and Detroit last quarter, according to a July report by RealtyTrac. Baltimore topped the list among metropolitan statistical areas with at least 50 completed single-family home flips in the first three months of the year. Photographer: Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images

National Aquarium dolphins will move to seaside sanctuary

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The eight dolphins at the National Aquarium in Baltimore, Maryland will have a new home — the first sanctuary of its kind in the world. Continue reading

A rainbow flag is held up during a vigil after the worst mass shooting in U.S. history at a gay nightclub in Orlando, Florida, in front of the White House in Washington, U.S., June 12, 2016. REUTERS/Joshua Roberts - RTX2FURA

Mourners remember victims, love following Orlando tragedy

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In the wake of Sunday’s deadly shooting at a nightclub in Orlando, Florida, people gathered around the country and world to show solidarity and share hopes for peace. Continue reading

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50 killed in Orlando nightclub shooting

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A lone gunman stormed a nightclub in Orlando, Florida early Sunday morning and opened fire on patrons, resulting in the worst mass shooting in American history. Continue reading

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