Satellites can offer forecasters a basic view, but hurricane hunters flying into the storm itself can really pick the hurricane apart.
The majority of front-line Ukrainians surveyed viewed the idea of Russia keeping seized Ukrainian lands as “absolutely unacceptable.”
Without Mikhail Gorbachev the political changes surrounding South Africa would not have taken place, and without them it is unlikely that De Klerk would have moved as he did, unbanning the ANC and freeing Mandela.
RIP Medical Debt is freeing patients of medical debt, thousands of people at a time—buying bundles of delinquent hospital bills and then simply erasing the obligation to repay them.
Nichelle Nichols almost left Star Trek during the original seasons due to racist harassment at the studio. But a fan, Dr. Martin Luther King, saying that Star Trek was the only TV show he approved of—because of her role—convinced her to stay.
Doomed Jewish doctors trapped in the infamous Warsaw Ghetto in WWII conducted detailed research on the effects of starvation on the human body, and their research survived despite being forbidden by the Nazis.
The story of Rosie Greenstein, The Redhead of Auschwitz shows the power of a single person's decision to survive no matter what.
Democratic gubernatorial candidate Beto O'Rourke accused Texas' GOP leaders of "doing nothing and offering us nothing" in the wake of the massacre at Robb Elementary School.