In a country where a large part of the population struggles to make ends meet, a working class woman has skyrocketed to fame in post-revolutionary Egypt with a new kind of cooking show. Tara Todras-Whitehill reports from Cairo.
In the US, the push is on to recognize gay marriage across the country. It's an especially crucial issue for gay US citizen spouses who cannot get a green card for their partner. WHYY reporter Emma Jacobs met one couple in Philadelphia.
Today, many urban Indians ignore caste, except when it comes to choosing a marriage partner. But abroad, some upper caste Indians have a nostalgic affection for a system that favored their forefathers.
Emma LeBlanc has spent much of the past five years in Syria, documenting life there with a camera. LeBlanc has assembled an exhibit of photographs taken at a ballet school in a Damascus, as a way to show daily life routines during times of conflict.
Over the summer, university students will pour into the US. And the number of Chinese students flocking here is growing. Yet many of these students can lack know-how of life in America; some colleges are aggressively trying to help them integrate.
In Africa's child-centered cultures, women who cannot give birth often endure stigma, scorn, and social isolation. A rare clinic in South Africa offers high-tech fertility treatment to those of low-income.