Pete Frates, who inspired the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge, has received the 2017 Inspiration Award from the NCAA. The former Baseball player was diagnosed with ALS in 2012. The Ice Bucket Challenge raised hundreds of millions for ALS research.
The lead candidate in the Greens’ election campaign could be Germany’s next foreign minister. He is not just a critic of Chancellor Merkel; the centrist is also often at odds with the left wing of his own party.
The Chinese artist Ai Weiwei recreated the photo of Alan Kurdi, a drowned three-year-old refugee from Syria found washed up on a Turkish beach, in September 2015. That image came to symbolize the plight of refugees.
Social media campaigns have underscored how polarized Turkey is over its constitutional referendum on the presidency. At stake is the future of the country.
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