To turn away from the inundation of political news, SS sheds light on a crisis affecting more than a million people in South Sudan.
Due to new law within Israel that legalize homes built on the West Bank, SS explains the decades-old conflict that seems like it just can't be resolved.
KH explains President Trump's executive action to build a wall between Mexico and the U.S.
OH explains one of President Trump's many recent executive actions in which he cut funding for organizations that fund abortions.
In light of his recent extradition, here is an outline of the notorious head of the Sinaloa cartel.
SS runs down how Russia may have played a role in shaping the US election.
After bombings earlier this year, KH explains the shooting that happened in a nightclub in Istanbul early New Year's Day.
After the UN resolution Israel lashes back at Secretary of State John Kerry and the U.S. in general. SS explains it all.
If it feels like 2016 has been a never ending bout of bad news, treat yourself to something good. KH discusses the creation of an Ebola vaccine.
With terrorist attacks, ambassadors killed, and civilians being bombed by their own government, this past week has been a sorrowful one. SS explains the heightened international tensions and why they are so troubling.
In January clinical trials begin in South Africa to test the efficacy of a vaccine in preventing HIV, the infection that causes AIDS.
KH writes about the life and death of Fidel Castro.
KH writes about the abolishment of a controversial law in France that many are calling a leap forward in the fight for transgender rights.
Indian officials announced that the 500 and 1,000 rupee notes would not longer be in circulation.
With the election results coming in, OH gives us a broader perspective about elections taking place around the world.
SS discusses the recent election of Michel Aoun and the end of a two year political vacuum.
Much of the conflict in the Middle East can be traced back centuries to one simple religious divide. Except, this divide has splintered into thousnds of shades of gray.
The capital city is one of the most violent in the world. There are hundreds of protests and rampant corruption. Food is rationed and there are nationwide power outages. SS details how Venezuela's failing economy and internal divisions are quickly leading to its downfall.
This week, the British government announced that they would be issuing posthumous pardons to all men who had been prosecuted for having or seeking sex with another man.
Today, the French government started its process of migrants from the "jungle" camp in Calais, France.
With elections coming up KH explains an ongoing project that is the source of some contention in the political arena.
After Julian Assange claims that members of the Ecuadorian government shut off his internet access, SS explains what Wikileaks does and why people both appreciate and abhor the organization.
SS examines the rise of current Filipino President Rodrigo Duterte.
SS discusses the current Civil War taking place in South Sudan.
North Korea keeps saying that they are creating nuclear bombs, and we keep dismissing them. Will this make us take them seriously?
With upwards of 240 people dead after earthquakes struck central Italy, entire towns have been destroyed.
A week after the attempted coup d'etat in Turkey the country is in a state of emergency with thousands arrested. SS explains the reasons behind the coup and the possibilities for the country's future.
...in creating panic, that is. The Zika Virus is spreading quickly and many are worried that it could become a pandemic. OH talks about how the virus is affecting the Olympic Games and why it's so troubling.
OH explains the tragedy that occurred on July 14th in Nice, France, along wiht what we do and don't know.