Emily has already helped hundreds of refugees make it safely to shore. Now, roboticists are trying to make the craft even more effective — by making it more autonomous.
Zozan Khaled Musa decided not to speak Arabic on a train ride to Germany. That changed everything about her journey.
Twenty-eight-year-old Ocean Vuong captures his experience coming from Vietnam to the US in his debut poetry collection "Night Sky with Exit Wounds."
For many parents, it is a desperate measure sought in extreme circumstances.
The refugee crisis in Europe dominated the world's headlines for much of 2015. But it’s a challenge that’s likely to define 2016 as well.
Fifteen-year-old Nawras Soukhta left Damascus three years ago with a dream to land in Sweden. Unlike thousands who die on the journey, he actually made it.
Thousands of refugees are dying trying to find refuge in Europe, and the continent's leaders want to stop the deaths by stopping the smugglers — and blowing up their boats. But that tactic may not fix the problem, and may simply endanger the lives of migrants.
"We will conquer Rome," says a masked jihadist in a video released by a jihadist group affiliated with ISIS. Now Italy wants the UN to intervene to stop ISIS from gaining a stronghold in Libya.
Photographer Jodi Hilton visited a Syrian refugee camp last fall. And she came across something unexpected: beauty. Kurdish women there have facial tattoos, also known as "deq."
In less than two months the refugee camp in Bentiu, South Sudan, has swelled far beyond capacity — leading to dire conditions and death.
19-year-old Fouad Faris fled his hometown of Aleppo, Syria, a year ago and moved in with his aunt and uncle in Shrewsbury, MA. He left behind bombs and tear gas, but also education, friends and family. For the past seven months, he's been waiting for asylum and a chance to restart his life.