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Dictionary.com chooses 'existential' as word of the year

World / Social Issues Dec 3, 2019

Dictionary.com chooses 'existential' as word of the year

Climate change, gun violence, the very nature of democracy and an angsty little movie star called Forky helped propel "existential" to Dictionary.com's word of the year. The choice reflects months of high-stakes threats and crises, real and pondered, across the news, the world and throughout ...

Zimbabwe facing 'man-made' starvation, U.N. expert warns

World / Social Issues Nov 29, 2019

Zimbabwe facing 'man-made' starvation, U.N. expert warns

Zimbabwe is facing "man-made" starvation with 60 percent of the people failing to meet basic food needs, a U.N. special envoy said Thursday after touring the southern African country. Hilal Elver, special rapporteur on the right to food, ranked Zimbabwe among the four top countries ...

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