Residents of New Orleans East leave New Orleans City Council in tears on March 8, 2018, after council voted in favor of building an Entergy power plant in their neighborhood. Community members cited numerous environmental, health and financial concerns about the project. On May 4, 2018, Entergy officials were exposed for hiring actors to fill seats and give scripted testimonies in favor of the plant at several public hearings.
Refugees from Afghanistan and Pakistan warm themselves by a fire made from chemically treated railroad wood on Jan. 10, 2017 in Belgrade, Serbia. Across the fence, a private Abu Dhabi-based real estate company, Eagle Hills, constructs luxury apartments as part of the 4-billion-dollar Belgrade Waterfront project.
Lizzy Gilchrist, 10, at her family’s pond in rural Sharpsburg, Ohio.
The Noori family traveled on foot from Afghanistan to Serbia in 2016, where they developed a strong bond to Diana Vasov, a 24-year-old aid worker in Belgrade. Like their daughter Donia, center, Vasov, right, was also born in a refugee camp after her family fled Yugoslavia in 1991. Here, Vasov visits the Noori family on June 29, 2017, in Germany, where they were granted asylum in 2017.
A snowstorm in Southern and Central Serbia blankets the town of Aleksandrovac on Jan. 5, 2017.