Negotiators hunt band-aid for Yemen’s agony

Yemen is the poorest Arab nation, caught in the world's worst humanitarian disaster. But can UN-brokered talks in Sweden stave off mass starvation?

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It’s not all bad news on the income front

Income inequality is spurring populist movements. But income growth has curbed poverty in many areas, and wealth, not income, can hold the key to equality.

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Yellow vest protests rattle France — and Europe

A surprise uprising of "yellow vests" in France has forced authorities to backtrack on a climate change policy, sparked riots and rattled the government.

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Climate emergency mired in economic & political upheavals

Climate change is wreaking havoc. But skeptics remain, while economic and political instability make it hard for political leaders to take tough decisions.

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Macron’s call for “a real European army” highlights rift in NATO

Should Europe build its own army? Or spend more to support the transatlantic alliance? A rift has opened up between Europe and the United States.

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Shooting survivors, UK paper receive youth news award

Survivors of a killing at a U.S. school and The Guardian paper have received an award from News-Decoder for coverage of a protest in favor of gun control.

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Listen: Standing up for gay rights in Israel

Israel is the most gay-friendly nation in the Middle East. But it's not perfect. Listen to two activists discuss their work to uphold gay rights in Israel.

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Listen: Who are the victims of the Venezuelan crisis?

Venezuelan citizens scrounge for food and medecine while prices soar. We speak to two émigrées and an expert about the formerly prosperous oil exporter.

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Listen: Is social media a friend or foe?

Social media has revolutionized how we work and communicate, but questions about privacy continue to perplex government and industry leaders.

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Listen: How will robots transform society?

Can we trust robots? Innovative technologies will radically change the skills of tomorrow. The challenge lies in keeping humans up to date.

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Listen: Want to be an entrepreneur? Here’s the scoop

Want to be an entrepreneur? Starting with a simple hair balm, Simi has launched a business with a full line of natural beauty products.

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Listen: Where have all the corals gone?

In this episode of "The Kids Are Alright" podcast, we learn how global warming is threatening crucial links in our ecosystem -- sharks and coral reefs.

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Climate change: What’s happening on the ground?

Schools and local authorities are adopting a mix of strategies to fight climate change, students from three News-Decoder partner schools report.

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Vulnerable New York hunkers down for future storms

One of the most exposed port cities in the world, New York is still recovering from a 2012 hurricane and taking steps to prepare for big, future storms.

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New York turns urban jungle against global warming

From plants on roofs to huge ice tanks, New York is devising creative solutions to cut emissions from its main greenhouse gas culprit -- buildings.

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Fight for change, Parkland shooting survivors tell webinar

Two survivors of a mass shooting at a U.S. high school in Parkland, Florida urge youth to work for change, saying journalism can make a difference.

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California plans “own damn satellite” to fight warming

California plans to launch a satellite, barely bigger than two shoe boxes, to pinpoint greenhouse emissions as part of its fight against global warming.

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U.S. elections: Signing up students in the heartland

Key U.S. elections take place next month. This week Indiana University students scrambled to boost participation of young voters, which is historically low.

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