Lebanon, like many of Syria's neighbors, is groaning under the weight of refugees as that country's civil war continues with no end in sight. In Lebanon, officials recently imposed a curfew on foreign laborers in an effort to restrict Syrian refugees.
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.
The Beat Making Lab organizers have never returned to the place where they held their lab. This week, though, they're back in Ethiopia, presenting what they learned with the lab and reconnecting with the beat-makers they worked with.
It's a story that's familiar to Americans but largely ignored in Israel: Black communities are abused and discriminated against by police — and they've had enough. That's why Israel hosted protests, some of them violent, over the last week as Ethiopian youth demand equal rights.
Hussein Mohamed hosts a radio show called Sagal Radio in Atlanta. His show is aimed at issues relating to the immigrant community from Africa, and he says one of them is the danger that Ebola is making people suspicious of all Africans.
For today's Geo Quiz, we were looking for the Afar Rift in northeastern Ethiopia. That's where scientists found a 4.4 million-year-old hominid skeleton. Anchor Werman speaks with Tim White and Owen Lovejoy about their findings.