World & Geography

After statewide efforts, Hawaii sees homelessness rate decrease

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Despite its relatively small population and land area, Hawaii has one of the highest rates of per-capita homelessness in the United States. Homelessness affects about 505 out of every 100,000 people there. Continue reading

5,000 refugees stranded in Bay of Bengal

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Thousands of people who fled persecution and poverty in Myanmar are stranded at sea in Southeast Asia because neighboring countries won’t let them land. Continue reading

What’s next for Nepal’s earthquake recovery?

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Nepal is struggling to recover after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake left thousands dead and wiped out much of the country’s roads, bridges and buildings. Continue reading

Nepal devastated by deadly earthquake

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At least 3,700 people are dead and 6,500 injured after a 7.8-magnitude earthquake struck Nepal on Saturday. Continue reading

Somali group launches deadly attack on Kenyan university

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147 people died at Garissa University College in Kenya in an attack by the terrorist group al-Shabab. Continue reading

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