In New Orleans, Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) officials are investigating workers helping to clean the BP oil spill.
An international cast from the United States, India and Israel are creating a business of international surrogacy. But are we making commodities out of children?
Think those "organic" strawberries from China are better for the environment? Think again.
Human Rights Watch is on the offensive, trying to combat female genital mutilation in the Kurdish region of Northern Iraq.
Under Egypt's dictatorial regime, the creators of El Koshary Today satirical newspaper must walk a fine line between being funny and staying safe.
This fall, nearly 100 schools across France will be forgoing some afternoon class time to spend more time on sports.
Some 500,000 women die during childbirth each year. Mary Issaka, 2010's Midwife Champion of the Year, has some ideas on how to bring that number down.
More than 170 lives have been lost to a lead poisoning outbreak linked to informal mining in Nigeria. Now, the global medical community is scrambling to help.
Fans are flooding into South Africa for the World Cup and officials insist that they're ready. Not everyone agrees.
For inspiration into a potentially life-saving device, students at Rice University looked to the humble salad spinner.