By Bea Heard and Rudra Saigal As relations between the United States and Russia grow hostile amidst the invasion of Ukraine, India is caught between two of its most powerful allies. Long-held historical and military ties with Russia make it ...

By Thomas Chow and Ruhi Ramesh LOS ANGELES — Imagine if your favorite sports team suddenly got an unlimited amount of money to spend. They would be able to recruit star players, invest in upgrades to their facilities and eventually ...

By Mane Berikyan and Molly Miller LOS ANGELES — In nearly every humanitarian crisis of the 21st century, realpolitik rears its ugly head.  Although the state of human rights is on a downward trajectory globally, “human rights” and “democracy” remain ...

By Anya Moturi and Lauren Schulsohn LOS ANGELES — Though there is no universally accepted definition of a political prisoner, the most widely accepted one is that of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (PACE). PACE states that ...

By Molly Miller and Ruhi Ramesh LOS ANGELES — On Oct. 31, the 2021 United Nations Climate Change Conference officially began. This conference, also known as COP 26, revisited the Paris Agreement to evaluate the progress countries have made towards meeting ...

By Lauren Schulsohn and Emily Morris LOS ANGELES — Dire famine in Madagascar, locust invasions driving Ethiopians into food insecurity, devastation from Cyclone Idai in Mozambique – climate change already endangers the lives and livelihoods of people across the African ...

By Talia Tao and Valerie Wu Warning: This article may contain spoilers. LOS ANGELES  — It might seem paradoxical that a film set in China and featuring a Chinese-American superhero is banned in China. But alas, this has become the ...

By Adam Fazal and Shashwat Singh LOS ANGELES — In light of the recent Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, the country is experiencing yet another tumultuous period in its history; from economic meltdowns to extreme social upheaval, the current state of affairs ...

By Talia Tao and Alicia Liu Trigger Warning: This article contains material about sexual assault that may be sensitive for some readers. LOS ANGELES — Earlier this year, a teenage influencer named Du Meizhu publicized her experience of being seduced ...

By Kennedy Zak and Aidan Martin LOS ANGELES — In April 2020, the International Olympics Committee decided to uphold Rule 50, which states that “no kind of demonstration or political, religious or racial propaganda is permitted in any Olympic sites, ...