A map of confirmed COVID-19 cases and deaths around the world. The respiratory disease has spread rapidly across six continents and has killed at least 2 million globally.
'Girlhood,' a collection of diary-style entries by teen girls, aims to bust stereotypes about cultures while revealing girls' everyday lives.
Colombia's president has unveiled a program to let undocumented Venezuelan migrants live and work legally in the country for up to 10 years. Nearly a million Venezuelans in Colombia lack legal status.
A new study in The Lancet Planetary Health finds that cultural attitudes may explain the stark differences in how countries experience the pandemic.
Emma Coronel Aispuro, the wife of Joaquín "El Chapo" Guzmán, faces several drug charges and is under investigation for allegedly helping her husband escape from a Mexican prison in 2015.
The responses reveal the impact on living standards in nine low- and middle-income countries — and may help governments find a way to help citizens most in need.
Environmental watchdogs now can detect deforestation even when it's hidden from sight by rain and clouds. They're using data from radar on a European satellite.
For low- and middle-income countries, just obtaining doses has been a challenge. And now concerns are being raised about the effectiveness of the more affordable AstraZeneca option.
The country is the top flower exporter to the U.S. When the pandemic hit, farmers feared they'd have to destroy flower beds and lay off thousands of workers. Here's why that didn't happen.
President Biden has called his predecessor's "Remain in Mexico" program for asylum-seekers "inhumane." Next week, a new program begins, but details are still being worked out.
Homeland Security Secretary Alejandro Mayorkas talks to NPR's Rachel Martin about the administration's next step in immigration policy. Biden calls the Trump-era program for asylum-seekers "inhumane."
A small study in South Africa has raised concerns about the effectiveness of the AstraZeneca vaccine, particularly in fighting virus variants.
The move will allow migrants to work legally in Colombia, obtain 10-year residence permits and access social services including healthcare and COVID-19 vaccines.
The Biden administration took steps to dismantle deals with El Salvador, Guatemala and Honduras that allowed the U.S. to send asylum-seekers to those countries.
As wealthier countries horde doses, the Latin American nation is struggling to obtain an ample supply for its population while dealing with a daunting caseload.