It's hard to learn to read when your country has been torn apart by war and disease. It's even harder when children's books come from far away. But Wayétu Moore, whose family fled Liberia's civil war when she was five, is setting out to change the odds for kids in Liberia and other countries with low literacy.
Coal-fired power plants in the US are working to comply with new EPA rules limiting mercury and sulfur dioxide. New equipment and other measures are being taken because of clean air rules the Obama administration imposed on the coal industry. It is a massive undertaking.
Record producer and DJ Michael Brun is from Port-au-Prince, but is now based in Miami. For his latest project, Brun wanted to go back to Haiti and record a song. He recorded the song with students at an arts institute and connected with a non-profit that helps raise money for the arts in Haiti.