Four days after a tsunami hit some of the smaller islands in Indonesia, the death toll has risen to 413, with nearly 300 people still missing.
As if having a tsunami that has killed 272 people and left over 400 missing wasn’t bad enough: 25 people have been confirmed dead by a volcanic eruption on another Indonesian island.
Artist/designer Anthony Burill has come up with an interesting way to raise awareness and funds for the environmental damage on the Gulf Coast from this summer’s oil spill.
A localized tsunami has killed 23 people and left over 160 missing on the island of Sumatra in Indonesia.
Aid groups in Haiti are optimistic that they can keep a fast-spreading cholera epidemic out of the capital city of Port au Prince.
Proving that the recovery efforts in Haiti are nowhere near complete, an outbreak of cholera in the middle of the country has killed 135 people and infected 1,500.
We recently teamed up with World Vision’s ACT:S to End Malaria to produce this video about how you can help to end a disease that kills hundreds of thousands of people every year.
Typhoon Megi left a path of destruction in its wake throughout the Philippines, leaving 200,000 Filipinos homeless.
The U.N.’s environmental chief says that climate change is threatening so many species that the world’s extinction rate could reach the level attained when dinosaurs were made extinct.
Bill and Melinda Gates have reiterated their commitment to destroying the diseases of the worlds’ poorest people.
Two staff members of the British charity Save the Children were kidnapped in Somalia.
Great news! All 33 miners trapped in the Chilean mine have been rescued.
The ban on deep water oil drilling imposed by the Obama administration has been lifted.
There are few actors in Hollywood who hold as iconic a place in film as Robert Duvall. Having acted in more than 80 films, he’s played roles as diverse as…
This year’s Nobel Peace Prize has gone to Liu Xiaobo, a jailed Chinese dissident who has fought for peaceful political reform in China for years.