British MPs accuse the Chinese government of “truly horrifying” crimes against Uighurs and other mostly Muslim minorities in Xinjiang province,

One of the most talked-about revelations from Britney Spears’ testimony Wednesday: She has been forced to use an IUD under the terms of the conservatorship she has been living under for 13 years,

The pandemic meant less road traffic—yet US traffic deaths rose 7% in 2020, and Black people bore the brunt, according to a

Asylum seekers trapped in a US system rotted with abuse, medical neglect, and denial of due process have little recourse—driving hundreds to hunger strikes as a last resort, according to

Tens of thousands of protesters took to the streets across Brazil Saturday, slamming the government’s pandemic response as the country’s COVID-19 death toll topped half a million—the second highest in the world behind the US

Amid relentless fighting in Tigray, Eritrean soldiers and local fighters are “using food as a weapon of war,” by deliberately blocking supplies to the more than 1 million people in areas outside government control, according to Mark Lowcock, the UN's top humanitarian…

Human rights groups are outraged by Syria’s May 28 appointment to a WHO leadership role, despite the Assad regime’s egregious attacks on health care documented by the WHO itself.   Rights groups fear that Syria could use its 3-year appointment to the WHO’s 34-member…

The remains of 215 children—some as young as 3 years old—have been found in a mass grave at a former residential school for Indigenous youth in British Columbia, the 

Some 50 years ago, Rudiger Breitenecker—a Vienna-born forensic pathologist who’d witnessed mass rape by Red Army soldiers—set up a dedicated unit in Baltimore for investigating sexual assaults promptly and preserving the evidence.