Thousands of stranded people are waiting for rescue as relentless monsoon floods batter the south Indian state of Kerala, where more than 170 have died in a little over a week and much of the state is at least partially submerged.
A small number of school systems are pitching in to educate migrant children amid an outcry over the separation of the children from their parents at the U.S.-Mexico border under the Trump administration's zero-tolerance policy for illegal immigration.
Hundreds of people gathered in Buenos Aires to oppose the influence of religion on Argentine politics and encourage people to quit the Roman Catholic Church in the wake of a Senate vote not to legalize some abortions.
Kofi Annan left the United Nations far more committed than it had been to combating poverty, promoting equality and fighting for human rights - and until his death Saturday he was speaking out strongly for nations working together to solve problems.
An aide to a Colorado legislative leader was punished for helping a progressive group put a portrait of Vladimir Putin on display at the state capitol building after reports that no money had been donated to install a portrait of President Donald Trump.
Teachers in Nevada's largest school district are trying to find ways to deal with overcrowded classrooms after a study found that the state had the largest average class sizes in the nation last year for the second year in a row.