Bitter political divisions in Ukraine have created a split in Orthodox Christianity.PRI's The World
What does Trump's energy independence policy mean for science at the EPA? The World's Carolyn Beeler moderated a panel exploring this question and more at The Forum at Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health on on Friday, Oct. 19, 2018.
A group of Koreans dumps water bottles loaded with rice, medicine and USB drives into the sea on the North Korean border. They hope that the information loaded into those USBs can spark some sort of revolution in the North.
Who will care for Japan's elderly? The government is now welcoming foreign workers to fill the labor gap, but some say racism and discrimination are major obstacles in Japanese society.
Vijay Boyapati says he 'immediately felt very uncomfortable' when he say censorship requirements for the project.
For generations, Alaskan Natives crossed the Bering Sea to visit family on nearby islands. It’s harder today, thanks to international politics, high costs and weather.
A sculpture in Iceland marks the location of the Arctic Circle — at least the circle's location this year, because it turns out that the Arctic Circle doesn't stay in one place. It's a suggestion of how difficult it is to pin down anything in the Arctic.
A government program has created 800 full-time Indigenous rangers who patrol to make sure water sources are clean and restore resources damaged by intensive farming practices.
The number of Aboriginal children removed from their families in Australia and placed in out-of-home care has doubled in the last 10 years. In the Northern Territory it is three times as high as a decade ago.
For decades, the Aboriginal community has politely asked tourists not to climb Uluru, one of their most sacred sites. Beginning in October 2019, the site will finally be closed to climbing.
You receive information that the US might be under nuclear attack. You have five minutes to ignore or respond to the threat. The clock is ticking. What do you do? Play Nuclear Decisions, a new high-stakes game where your choices will determine what actions the US takes.
Aye Aye Dun says her parents told her to ignore what was happening to Rohingya in Myanmar. So she got organized.
During World War II, the US forcibly relocated and detained thousands of Japanese Latin Americans, but left them without legal entry documents. Today, their fight for redress and recognition continues.
With millions of lives in immigration limbo, the long-term effects of uncertainty are beginning to worry mental health experts.
Despite everything that happened, and even though he would like to remain with his family intact in Guatemala, her father sees no hope. He still wants to go to the US.
A US government court settlement leaves one mother, separated from her daughter and then deported in 2017, wondering whether the US will do anything to help her reunite with the daughter it took from her at the US border.
Far-right candidate Jair Bolsonaro's hardline positions speak to working-class voters who say they feel the left has abandoned them.
The changes come as migrants’ pathways across the Mediterranean evolve to make Spain the busiest gateway into Europe.
Behzad says he was imprisoned and tortured in Iran for four years before fleeing to Greece. In Athens, a special clinic for torture survivors, run by Doctors Without Borders, is helping people like him rebuild their lives.
Yemenis mourned the deaths of about 30 children following a Thursday air strike on a busload of school boys.
Saudi Arabia and the United Arab Emirates have long spent huge sums of money on lobbyists to win favor with those in power in the United States. But when the two countries launched a blockade of fellow US ally Qatar last year, organizations with ties to their governments tried something new: fake news.
University of Florida graduate Lara Alqasem applied and got accepted to a master's program at Hebrew University. But Israeli authorities say her political past disqualifies her.
Well before the events in Charlottesville, Virginia, or the rise of the UK Independence Party, the co-owners of Solstar gym in the London neighborhood of Tottenham were training to fight back against what they see as the rise of violence on the part of the right-wing.
The Hampstead Heath Ladies’ Pond has been a place where women having been taking a dip for over a century. But earlier this year, there were complaints when transgender women used the pond
Zere Asylbek's feminist song asks for respect for women — but she's now facing threats and criticism over the clothing she wore in the music video for her song.
Fashion is powerful. It can be used as a political tool. It can be a statement about identity. It can also be healing. In Afghanistan, it is all of that and more.
The many aspects of speculative fiction: sci-fi, fantasy, horror, alternate history and everything else otherworldly.
Harlan Ellison wrote for “Star Trek,” and authored the dystopian classic “A Boy and His Dog.” But don’t call him a science fiction writer.
Kristian Nairn has one of the hardest jobs on “Game of Thrones.” He has to make an entire character come to life with only one word: Hodor. So why has it made him so famous?
Before he was old enough to fully understand he was transgender, Evan Urquhart found Isaac Asimov’s “The Robots of Dawn.”
How musicians like Sun Ra and George Clinton imagined a better world through Afrofuturism.