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World

27 Oct
Voter turnout sharply declines for Kenya's repeat presidential election. That comes after opposition leader Raila Odinga withdrew from the rerun. He called on his supporters to boycott the vote. That caused...
27 Oct
Nine months after President Donald Trump took office, the border wall prototypes have appeared along the U.S. border near Tijuana in Mexico. Currently, 654 miles of the 1,900-mile border with Mexico is fenced...
26 Oct
Kenya is rerunning its presidential election today. Voting in one of Kenya's largest slums was interrupted by the protesters. They barricaded roads leading to polling stations as they engaged police with...
26 Oct
A British man, Tom Morgan, flew over Johannesburg using a chair attached to 100 helium balloons. He is a  member of the group called The Adventurists. He flew for two hours reaching a maximum altitude of 9,...
26 Oct
Supporters of Kenyan opposition leader Raila Odinga welcomed his call to boycott a repeat presidential election. He said it was neither free nor fair after the election board's failure to institute reforms....
26 Oct
Brazilian firefighters put out a wildfire raging in the national park in Brazil. The fire started on October 17. It has destroyed over 50,000 hectares of an area rich in biodiversity. The park is also known for...
26 Oct
At the Royal Society in London, indigenous leaders spoke at an event on forests. They said they needed respect for their rights more than money to help them protect forests. Research has shown at least a quarter...
26 Oct
The government of Hawaii has passed a new law to prevent distracted people from blundering into traffic. Pedestrians caught crossing the street while staring at their cellphones in Hawaii will face a fine of up...
25 Oct
Eleven-year-old scientist wins the 2017 Discovery Education 3M Young Scientist Challenge for inventing a device that detects lead in water. Roselle Chen reports.   This 11-year-old girl is "America...
25 Oct
Refugees from 11 countries face additional barriers under Trump plan. These countries include people from Egypt, Iran, Iraq, Libya, Mali, North Korea, Somalia, South Sudan, Sudan, Syria and Yemen, as well as...

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