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Jul 16, 2014 09:45 AM ET
With Israel and the Palestinians on the brink of war, Tara Long examines the age-old conflict between the two. What are they fighting about?
Jun 18, 2014 09:30 AM ET // AFP
Hunt is the first since the U.N.'s top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic.
Apr 13, 2014 04:30 PM ET // AFP
The world can still meet the UN goal to limit global warming provided it cuts annual greenhouse gas emissions by 40-70 percent by 2050, a top expert panel said Sunday.
Nov 4, 2013 04:53 AM ET
The U.N. has announced it's undertaking an effort to protect the planet from killer asteroids. Trace explains what the plan will be if a giant space rock sets its sights on Earth.
Oct 28, 2013 01:23 PM ET // Ian O'Neill
The U.N. is planning an "International Asteroid Warning Group" so that member nations can share data about hazardous space rocks and coordinate an interception mission should a scary space rock be identified. Continue reading →
Sep 20, 2012 06:30 PM ET // Amy Shira Teitel
On September 20, 1963, President Kennedy publicly proposed canceling Apollo in favor of a joint lunar program with the Soviet Union.
Jul 29, 2011 01:55 PM ET // Tim Wall
Refugees seeking food security from drought and civil-war ravaged Somalia find floods instead.