May 11, 2017

Effort to clean up ocean plastic to begin in 12 months, years ahead of schedule

104kelly/iStock/Thinkstock(UTRECHT, Netherlands) — A Dutch foundation dedicated to removing plastic pollution from the world’s oceans announced a new system design today that will allow them to […]
May 11, 2017

Princess Kate visits Luxembourg on solo royal tour

Samir Hussein/Getty Images(LUXEMBOURG) — Princess Kate was greeted by cheering fans on Thursday in Luxembourg on her second solo royal tour.Kate, 35, in a pale blue […]
May 11, 2017

Activists arrested in Moscow after demanding investigation of alleged torture of gay men

Sasha Mordovets/Getty Images(MOSCOW) — Five LGBT activists have been arrested in Moscow as they tried to deliver a petition calling on Russian authorities to investigate the […]
May 11, 2017

China pressures South Korea on missile system

iStock/Thinkstock(BEIJING) — In his first discussion with the new South Korean leader, Chinese President Xi Jinping asserted that he doesn't want South Korea to deploy a […]