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Lifestyle & Belief

Treating blindness in Africa

Health problems the afflict the world's poor have received unprecedented attention in recent years. But medical workers who focus on lesser known diseases say their efforts remain as difficult as ever. On PRI's The World.

Arts, Culture & Media

Super-centenarians

The title of world's oldest person now belongs to a Japanese woman living in Okinawa. She's 114 years old. Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Stephen Coles, director of the Gerontology Research Group at UCLA. He keeps track of the world's super-centenarians.

Lifestyle & Belief

Away game in Afghanistan

Jess Markt is a member of the New York Rolling Knicks, a wheelchair basketball franchise team. He recently returned from a trip to Afghanistan, and he speaks with anchor Marco Werman about the conditions and coaching players there.

Global Politics

Doctors without Borders in Somalia

News of piracy often overshadows another story of Somalia: the suffering of ordinary Somalis. MSF nurse Javier Roldan started photographing the Somalis who came to the hospital in Jamaame. The result is a rare glimpse into the life of ordinary Somalis.