A new documentary follows nine girls living in developing countries, sharing their stories of struggle and perseverance. The film is part of a global campaign to educate and empower girls -- using new techniques, storytellers and a mix of film genres.
Scientists and those without a science background are finding creativity through collaboration at Science Hack Day events all over the world. But for some participants, these events are impacting their professional careers in unimaginable ways.
The United Arab Emirates has embarked on a campaign to expand its global presence as a leader in foreign aid. In the latest effort, the UAE has made a major investment in Joplin, Mo., which was devastated in 2011 by a tornado.
A Chinese company hired a well-known British architect to build a new complex in Beijing. Before the building could even be finished, however, another company, in the southern Chinese city of Chongqing, had produced a design so similar, it's virtually impossible to think it's anything but a knock-off of the original design.
China has become the largest trading partner for much of the world. Though, and perhaps because, China is in a position of economic power, income inequality and migration have become large problems for the country's new leadership to address.
Yen Yen Woo and Colin Goh want their daughter to learn to speak Chinese. They moved to New York from Singapore, so it's important to them that their daughter reflect both American and Chinese cultures. So they created the Dim Sum Warriors to do just that.
A Louisiana college student wants to get creationism out of the syllabus in Louisiana's schools. He's been waging a years-long battle and, while he's a long way from succeeding, he says he's made remarkable progress.
When Meehan Crist was younger, her mother had a concussion. It changed her mother's life, so much so that sometimes she'd walk into a room and not remember where she was. When Crist found out what happened, it sent her on a journey of trying to understand more about the brain.
When Haiti was devastated by an earthquake, many fled the country. Jardonna Constant was among them, and arrived in New York, unsure of what her future held. Now three years later, Constant has graduated high school, entered college and has a bright future.
In an effort to battle the increasing number of childhood obesity cases in the United States, FoodCorps is turning to schools. Rather than just teaching the basics of healthy eating, they're tapping into a generation of passionate young adults to make health food more real.