Thousands of Americans have joined what has been called a “march for racial justice” in Washington, DC.
Animal abuse concerns have forced a major American art museum to pull three controversial exhibits in a show of Chinese artwork.
Hurricane Harvey has killed more than 60 people and caused billions of dollars’ worth of damage in the US state of Texas. Damages to the state’s agriculture include one of its main crops: cotton.
The city of Houston in Texas is home to a large community of undocumented Hispanic immigrants. Many have been afraid to seek government help in the aftermath of Hurricane Harvey for fears of being deported.
As the floodwaters recede, concern is growing over public health problems which could linger for months.
The governor of Texas says reconstruction efforts after Tropical Storm Harvey could cost as much as $180bn.
Many of those affected by the tropical storm Harvey in the US state of Texas are now assessing the damage. And some are even thinking about relocating.
Leonardo da Vinci, the ancient Italian inventor, innovator and artist, had imagined the future and painted masterpieces that still inspire and challenge us half a millennium after his death.
Jeremy Christian, the white supremacist charged with stabbing to death two men who came to the aid of women being racially abused on a train, has once again claimed his innocence in court.
Bumblebees, common to the central and eastern United States, are now formally listed as an endangered species. It’s a first for the US, where it’s estimated the honey bee population has halved since the 1950s.