Can Los Angeles end veteran homelessness?


There are approximately 45,000 homeless people in the city, 4,000 of whom are veterans. Continue reading

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Police response to Texas pool party prompts outrage


Video of an altercation between a white police officer and black teenagers outside a pool in a Dallas suburb gained national attention due to the officer’s behavior. Continue reading

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Turkey election results seen as victory for democracy


The future of Turkey’s government is uncertain after the ruling party lost its majority in Parliament in this week’s elections. Continue reading

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Organization fosters creativity among the homeless


The organization Street Sense has programs in filmmaking, theater, interactive art and digital photography, encouraging participants to learn new skills in the arts. Continue reading

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Chief Justice of Nigeria Mahmud Mohammed swears in Muhammadu Buhari (C) as Nigeria's president while Buhari's wife Aisha looks on at Eagle Square in Abuja, Nigeria May 29, 2015. REUTERS/Afolabi Sotunde - RTR4Y09A

New Nigerian president hopes to ‘reset’ relationship with U.S.


President Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in last week as the first democratically-elected president of Nigeria, signaling a new chapter for Africa’s most populous country. Continue reading

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