How can it be paradise when everybody’s leaving?

Those who are fleeing Daesh are among the more educated, which leaves a severe impact on those who stay under its rule.
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Louisiana community faces rising waters of climate change

Residents of Isle de Jean Charles, Louisiana,are working together to reduce the effects of rising sea levels as a result of climate change.
Mike Pompeo and António Guterres shaking hands in front of blue flags (© Kena Betancur/Getty Images)

Pompeo at U.N.: ‘The countries of the Security Council are united’...

Secretary of State Mike Pompeo and U.S. Ambassador to the United Nations Nikki Haley highlighted the success of sanctions against North Korea and called for their strict enforcement in meetings at the U.N.
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NATO celebrates 70th anniversary [video]

Learn how NATO members have prospered through their commitment to keep each other safe and the ability to adapt to new security challenges.
Inside of Notre Dame filled with people (© Morse/AP Images)

America’s love for Notre Dame

The iconic French cathedral Notre Dame de Paris has a long history of importance to the people of America, as illustrated in these beautiful photos.
Worker wearing gloves handling a box of vials (© Carolyn Kaster/AP Images)

Working toward beating the flu with a universal vaccine

In a single shot, a universal vaccine could protect patients for their lifetime from multiple existing or future strains of influenza virus.
Spiral graph showing rising global temperature data (Ed Hawkins)

You haven’t seen climate change like this before

Climate scientist Ed Hawkins has created a dramatic animation to illustrate how much global temperatures have risen over the past 166 years.
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National Park Service creates ‘living emblem’ in Washington

The National Park Service celebrated its 100th birthday with a living emblem made by people holding umbrellas in its colors on Washington's National Mall.
Long mounds of trash in Beirut (© AP Images)

Lebanon takes out the trash

The streets of Beirut are finally getting cleared of the heaps of trash that have mounted ever since Lebanon’s largest landfill closed nearly a year ago.