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Serena Williams 'Won't Be Silent'

The tennis superstar has a unique platform to articulate the angers and anxiety of a community often left behind.

The Number of U.S. Troops in Iraq Keeps Creeping Up

The overall number has grown in sporadic bursts since June 2014, when President Obama first signed off on sending troops in the fight against ISIS.

LGBTQ Festival Canceled in Haiti Amid Threats

Organizers of a cultural festival in Haiti celebrating the Afro-Caribbean LGBTQ community said it has been called off due to numerous threats of violence and a subsequent government order.

Ban Ki-moon: Aleppo Worse Than a Slaughterhouse

The U.N. Secretary-General said those responsible know they are committing war crimes, adding that it's now "a war against Syrian health wor

Video Shows First Pride Flag Launched into Stratosphere

Planting Peace launches the first Pride flag into the stratosphere using a high-altitude balloon.