Where else in the world but Coney Island can you see (or be) a full grown mermaid or merman?
Muslims throughout the world are marking the month of Ramadan, the holiest month in the Islamic calendar during which devotees fast from dawn till dusk.
The social and economic chaos stalking Venezuela is ripping apart its once-enviable school system, robbing poor students of what would otherwise be their best chance to escape lives fast becoming unbearable. The late President Hugo Chavez made education a centerpiece of his socialist revolution, using the riches from a historic boom in the price of oil to train teachers and distribute free laptops, but in just a few years, all of that progress has been undone.
In storefront shutters designed to keep people out, the Mexico City government saw opportunity to draw people in. Around the capital’s historic center, artists commissioned by the city have painted colorful, fanciful faces on once drab doors, which officials hope helps revitalize public spaces.
Officials, LGBT community members and others across the nation and world have gathered to show solidarity with the victims and survivors of the Orlando nightclub shooting. Omar Mateen opened fire in Pulse, a gay nightclub in Orlando, early Sunday morning, carrying out the worst mass shooting in modern U.S. history.
At least 18 Albino people have been killed in Malawi in a “steep upsurge in killings” since November 2014. Five others have been abducted and remain missing, a new Amnesty International report released says.