July 5, 2021

K-pop classes now in schools as music’s boom becomes growth industry in South Korea

nigelcarse/iStock (SEOUL, South Korea) — Dozens of children repeat after their instructor’s dance moves to K-pop group NCT Dream’s latest song “Hot Sauce,” as sweat drips […]
July 5, 2021

This is how mass deforestation is wiping out species around the world

richcarey/iStock (NEW YORK) — The mass-clearing of trees will be the doom of many forms of life on this planet. Forests are critical to the Earth’s […]
July 4, 2021

China marks Communist Party centennial with warning from Xi

iStock/pakornkrit (HONG KONG) — As tension runs high in Hong Kong, Thursday marked 24 years of the former British colony’s return to China, and one year […]
July 2, 2021

US leaves main base in Afghanistan as pullout now set to end in late August

iStock/Nastco (NEW YORK) — The Pentagon confirmed on Friday that it had turned over the sprawling Bagram Air Base in Afghanistan to the Afghan government and […]