Demonstrations in front of Nigerian embassies, the ubiquitous #BringBackOurGirls hashtag, and charges that the Nigerian military had advance notice of the Boko Haram attack that ended in the kidnapping of more than 200 girls has the Nigerian government on the defensive.
Last year, two bombs made an average city street suddenly exceptional. A year later, what is exceptional is that the city street has returned to normal. And for much of the world, that must seem like great fortune.
Monday Thai opposition leaders kicked off a campaign to "Shutdown Bangkok" continuing weeks of protests against Thai Prime Minister Yingluck Shinawatra. What do the protesters want? You just might be surprised.
Scientists say a girl born with HIV two-and-a-half years ago appears to have been cured. Though the apparent breakthrough is limited to one infant case, the news may give hope to the millions of people living with the HIV virus around the globe.
Friday's release of a major UN report on climate change shows scientists are about as sure as they could possibly be that global warming is real, and that humans are in large part responsible. And yet denial of the crisis persists.
Across Africa, many HIV-positive women would like to have children, but they face a dilemma: How can they become pregnant without putting their partners at risk? Dr. Okeoma Mmeje, an ob-gyn at the University of Michigan, offers an inexpensive solution.
After winning Major League Baseball's home run contest this week, Cuban-born Yoenis Cespedes was interviewed by ESPN's Pedro Gomez. Gomez was blasted by many on Twitter for speaking Spanish. Host Marco Werman speaks with Gomez about the angry reaction.
A Pakistani singer who fled the Taliban to pursue her career was shot dead Monday night. Several Pakistani musicians have been gunned down by local Taliban, who have declared their music "un-Islamic." Marco Werman talks with the BBC's Zarghuna Kargar.
George Steinmetz is the photographer behind a new book of aerial photographs called "Desert Air." Steinmetz took all the shots while riding a motorized paraglider, capturing unique views of desert landscapes from above.
About a half million Syrian refugees are living in Jordan. Adrienne Fricke tells anchor Marco Werman that it's important to find a way for these people to get back to school because they could be instrumental in rebuilding Syria after the war.
Interest in George Orwell's novel "1984" has spiked in recent days since the leaks about NSA surveillance. Was Orwell prescient? Anchor Marco Werman speaks with journalist and author Cory Doctorow about science fiction's vision of the future.
A new BBC documentary follows up on the case of Malala Yousafzai, the Pakistani girl who was shot in the head by the Taliban. Reporter Nel Hedayat traveled to Pakistan for the BBC to find out what has happened since Malala was shot.