The report finds a dramatic rise in the number of Americans who are being wrongfully held, as a growing number of countries embrace the practice as a way to gain leverage over the U.S.
People with disabilities, people who can't afford it and people who don't want to abandon their pets are among the many who can't easily get up and leave before a hurricane.
Cuban officials said they had begun to restore some power Wednesday after Hurricane Ian knocked out electricity to the entire island.
Separatist leaders in occupied areas of Ukraine moved to join the Russian Federation — after claiming that the people there had chosen to join Russia, in referendums denounced by the West as a sham.
The scandal has been the talk of the chess world this month. Interest exploded last week after Carlsen resigned from a match against Niemann after making only one move.
Many of the new movie superheroes star Latino actors or have Latino characters. Their origin stories are diverse.
The so-called referendums — which Ukraine, the U.S. and others have denounced as shams — are widely viewed as an initial Kremlin move toward formal Russian annexation of the territories.
NPR's Ailsa Chang speaks with Meghan Bodette, the director of research at the Kurdish Peace Institute, about the protests in the Kurdish region in Iran following the death of a young woman last week.
Japan held a rare state funeral for ex-Prime Minister Shinzo Abe, who was assassinated in July. It could impact on the country's administration, as it grapples with political and economic challenges.
The European Union is split over whether to give refuge to Russians fleeing after President Vladimir Putin announced last week that men with military experience would be called up to fight in Ukraine.