This day around the world: Oct. 1

Oct. 1 Barcelona, Spain Despite Spanish national police raiding polling locations and pressure from the central government in Madrid, Catalonia went forward with a referendum calling for independence from Spain….

This week around the world: July 1–7

July 1 Sorriso, Brazil One of Brazil’s most notorious drug kingpins, Luiz Carlos da Rocha, was finally apprehended after eluding capture for over two decades with face-altering plastic surgeries and…