Over the course of four days, 26-year-old German photographer Kevin McElvaney met hundreds of young boys and girls, most from the northern part of Ghana, who came south to burn cables and extract the copper from them. It can be sold on the market for pennies, and other electronics burned to extract bits of precious metals -- at a terrible cost to the human body. Read more
Slag heaps of rusting electronics, old refrigerators and monitors are scattered everywhere in Agbogbloshie, a dumping ground in Ghana for electronic waste from the rest of the world -- including the United States.
A Texas man accused of dousing a boy with gasoline and setting him on fire when he was a teenager can be tried as an adult for murder after the victim died from his burns nearly 13 years later, a judge ruled Thursday.
Sen. Ted Cruz kicked off an annual gathering of the conservative faithful by accusing his own party of standing "for nothing" in recent elections and urging the GOP to regain its stride by co-opting President Obama's mantra of "hope and change."
For the past several years, Lindsay Lohan has been in and out of rehab, with her most recent stint court-ordered visit to Cliffside Malibu in 2013. The troubled actress followed that stay by filming a reality show for Winfrey’s OWN network titled “Lindsay.”