For the past decade, research has found that depression disproportionately affects the children of immigrant parents. One reason is the difficulties adjusting to life in America. But why are depression rates for Latinas higher than anyone else?
According to FlightStats in June of this year only 18 percent of flights out of Beijing's international airport left on time. This has led to an increase of air rage among passengers. Anchor Carol Hills speaks with Tea Leaf Nation's Liz Carter.
The traumatic events in the Boston area in the past week affect people in different ways. Survivors and witnesses might face life-time scars. Another group of people are also vulnerable: Refugees from violent trouble-spots now living in the Boston area.
The United Nations Security Council is scheduled to tackle a particularly disturbing tactic of war this week: the use of rape as a weapon. Jeb Sharp talks with Anne-Marie Goetz of UNIFEM, the UN's development agency for women.
Ten years ago Portugal decriminalized drug use. All drugs. From cocaine to heroin. The idea is to treat drug users as sick people, not criminals. Most feel that decriminalization is working. The World's Gerry Hadden reports from Lisbon.
In New York's West African immigrant communities, friends and families take it upon themselves to deal with those who show signs of mental illness. Some say this is a compassionate response, but others say it is driven by shame. Laura Starecheski reports.
More than a month has passed since unprecedented monsoon rains started to cause devastating flooding throughout Pakistan. But the crisis isn't over, especially for millions of displaced people. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with reporter Fahad Desmukh.
The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports on the anxiety felt by Tokyo residents about possible radiation exposure from Japan's earthquake and tsunami damaged nuclear reactors. Many city residents are skeptical of official statements.
Ron Capps is a veteran of five conflicts, having served with the US Army and State Department in Rwanda, Kosovo, Afghanistan, Iraq and Darfur. He came home scarred by what he witnessed, and turned to his keyboard for help processing his war stories.
War has forced hundreds of thousands of ethnic Karen from Burma, first to refugee camps, and then on to resettle elsewhere. In the US, it turns out that North Carolina is home to a growing Karen community.
Pachinko, a Japanese game that resembles a cross between pinball and a slot machine, is huge business. Sam Harnett reports on how the industry's success depends on straddling the line between gaming and gambling.
A new report out this week focuses on a serious problem for the Pentagon: the high number of suicides among active service members and veterans. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Kathy Kilcoyne, whose 25 year old son Colin took his own life in January.
Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with the BBC's Jonathan Head about the trial of Aung Sung Suu Kyi. The Burmese opposition leader is charged with violating the terms of her house arrest. The prosecution wrapped up its case today.