COSAT is a science and technology high school teaching some of South Africa's poorest kids. Yet it has one of the highest graduation rates of any public high in the country. Its principal, Phadiela Cooper, is one reason why.
Many Mexican families are tuned into news from Washington and whether Congress will change immigration laws. From the public radio collaboration Fronteras Desk, Jude Joffe-Block reports from Mexico about families hoping for long-awaited reunions.
Carol Hills speaks with investigative reporter Lowell Bergman from our partner program PBS Frontline, about his documentary film 'Rape in the Fields' which uncovers the ongoing sexual assaults endured by migrant women working in America's farm fields.
The World's Rhitu Chatterjee reports on some of the obstacles to India's ambitious plans for nuclear power. There are concerns within India about liability in the case of accidents and land takings to build the plants.
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.
Monday's legislative elections in Pakistan are critical to the country's future, but voter turnout may still be low because not only is there the threat of violence, but as The World's Mary Kay Magistad reports
Heba Aly has the story of a young man from Kenya who went to fight with the insurgents in Somalia. He's believed to have blown himself up in a suicide bombing. Now his family and friends worry that other young men from his village will follow his path.