Hundreds of people had gathered around to try to collect oil after an oil tanker truck overturned and began leaking. Someone lighting a cigarette may have sparked the fire.
In anticipation for Eid, U.S. Representative André Carson, D-Ind., Buzzfeed News reporter Hannah Allam and CAIR Executive Director for the Cleveland chapter Julia Shearson look back at this Ramadan.
World health authorities say the war-torn nation now has upwards of 200,000 suspected cases, and that number is increasing at an average of 5,000 a day. A quarter of those who have died are children.
Authorities have evacuated roughly 650 apartments in London high-rises, citing cladding similar to the materials used in Grenfell Tower, which went up in a deadly blaze earlier this month.
Leila de Lima, 57, was jailed in February on President Rodrigo Duterte's orders, after she launched a Senate investigation into Duterte's bloody war on drugs. It's not the first time they've tangled.
Since President Rodrigo Duterte took office in the Philippines more than 7,000 people have been killed in his war on drugs. While many poor people live in fear, the president's support remains high.
Vladimir Putin insists Russia doesn't want to annex separatist enclaves in eastern Ukraine, but many residents, who already use the Russian ruble and depend on Russia in many ways, wish he would.
In one of the most densely populated cities on Earth, a gardening cooperative is helping residents rediscover farming — in the sky.
Donkey milk is as rare as hen's teeth. And at $10 a cup, it's expensive, too. But a Serbian farmer has found a market for this elixir for use in cheese, infant formula, skin cream and even chocolate.
They claim about 100,000 lives a year. WHO has now put snakebites on its list of "neglected tropical diseases."
Anthony Janetos, director of the Frederick S. Pardee Center for the Study of the Longer-Range Future, tells us that “cities can do a lot, but they can’t do everything” when it comes to climate change issues.
Boston was held up as an example for leaders of both American and Chinese cities attending the summit.