Winners of Goldman Environmental 2017 Prize Announced
For the last 27 years, the San Francisco-based Goldman Environmental Foundation has awarded annual prizes to grassroots activists.
The $170,000 awards are given each year to six individuals - one from each of the world's six geographic regions.
Syrian forces advance on town near Hama
The Syrian army and allied forces are continuing their advance against rebels north of the city of Hama.
With the support of Russian air strikes, they have captured a town and nearby villages that were seized by opposition groups last year.
US & Canada
What will US farmers do without immigrants?
Farming uses a higher number of undocumented workers than any other US industry, and that's sparking concern about what will happen if the Trump administration presses ahead with its immigration policies.