Bellingham, Wash., a progressive college town of 81,000, could soon be home to a new coal terminal. Developers want to ship the lucrative commodity to China, but some locals are worried about the potential environmental impacts.
A convoy of Turkish army vehicles drives along a road in the province of Sirnak, near the Turkish-Iraqi border. The conflict between Turkey and Kurdish militants in northern Iraq has intensified in recent weeks.
Members of the South African Commercial, Catering and Allied Workers Union protest against Walmart's acquisition of Massmart, southern Africa's largest retailer, in May. The deal was initially approved but is now under review.