More Muslims running (and winning) in US elections
In the 2018 midterm elections, some Muslim Americans saw an opportunity to push back on anti-Muslim rhetoric and policies such as the travel ban, viewed by many as discriminatory. Now, the first two Muslim women ever are headed to Congress.
Poacher’s regret: Inside the bloody hunt for elephants
Poaching has hit Tanzania’s Selous Game Reserve hard. Over a decade, nearly two-thirds of the preserve’s savannah elephants were lost, most for their ivory.
Key events in the Mueller investigation
Robert Mueller’s investigation has turned up extensive evidence of Russian meddling during the 2016 election. Explore the indictments and possible connections between Trump associates and Russian interference.
Foreign wives of ISIS fighters sentenced to death in Iraq
The condemned women are among 560 foreign wives of IS fighters in Iraq. With the women in detention are 900 children. The fathers are all dead, missing or are captured accused militants.
Using ice cores to understand climate change
During the 1950s, Danish scientist Willi Dansgaard discovered that rain carries a record of the temperature at which it fell. Dansgaard realized he could read temperatures deep into the past by studying the chemical makeup of ice core samples.