"TAPESTRY: The Faces of AIDS" is an ongoing multimedia project that documents the compelling stories of people who are living and thriving in a new and different era of the AIDS epidemic -- an era that is less about death and more about life.
With the sudden bang of a gavel, representatives of 195 nations reached a landmark accord that will, for the first time, commit nearly every country to lowering planet-warming greenhouse gas emissions to help stave off the most drastic effects of climate change.
More than 31 people killed and many seriously injured in attacks at Brussels international airport and a city metro station. Twin blasts hit Zaventem airport at 07:00 GMT, killing 11 and injuring 81, Belgium's health minister said. Another explosion struck Maelbeek metro station an hour later with 20 people killed, the Brussels mayor said. Belgium has raised its terrorism threat to its highest level. Three days of national mourning have been declared.
The surge of refugees fleeing Syria and other war-torn regions is putting immense pressure not only on Europe but also the United States, as the Obama administration faces calls to take a more active role in the humanitarian crisis.
At the same time, some lawmakers on Capitol Hill are warning that loosening immigration rules to take them in would pose a serious security risk. For the Obama administration – and the one that succeeds it – there are no easy answers.
Andrew Pulsipher of Phoenix was born HIV-positive 33 years ago and lost both his parents to the virus when he was just a child.
Many would write off an HIV positive person's dreams of starting a family, but Andrew defied those naysayers and created a beautiful family, who are all HIV negative. Andrew wanted to share his story to help battle the stigma that HIV will completely ruin your life, so he shared this photo on Facebook, which has now gone viral.