A legal brief filed Friday by more than 20 organizations, including prominent medical associations such as the American Academy of Pediatrics, argues a federal regulation that would allow the indefinite detainment of migrant kids is "contrary to the best interests of children." The nonprofits and... Read More.
More than 5,000 Central American asylum seekers have been returned to Mexico under the Trump administration's controversial "Remain in Mexico" policy, a Mexican government official told CBS News on Monday. The policy is aimed at deterring an unprecedented flow of migrant families heading to... Read More.
More than 100 whales are being held in cramped and potentially illegal enclosures on Russia's Pacific east coast. Prosecutors are investigating the site near the city of Nakhodka, which has been dubbed a "whale jail" by local media. Eleven orca and 90 beluga whales are... Read More.
The Earth's oceans have absorbed more heat than previously believed, according to a study published this week in Nature, a scientific journal. Researchers found that the oceans absorbed 60 percent more each year between 1991 and 2016 than was thought. "Imagine if the ocean... Read More.