In El Salvador, erratic weather is taking a big toll, agricultural experts say, compounding the challenges for coffee farmers at a critical moment.PRI's The World
Vermont — a state with a declining, aging population and falling birth rates — is trying to be welcoming, but hasn’t quite figured out how to attract new, diverse residents.
Doctors inspecting detention centers found problems with recruiting and retaining qualified pediatricians and mental health care providers, and a lack of access to emergency and specialty care, given the remote locations of most of the facilities.
The US has told five countries that they must stop buying Iranian oil. But China may continue to import Iranian crude, despite Washington's protests.
More than 100 people were killed in the St. Sebastian church in the village of Katuwapitiya. On Tuesday, the community gathered to mourn their dead in mass funerals.
In Nigeria, many say being a vegetarian is just not ... Nigerian. But a tiny, growing group is trying to promote a vegetarian — even vegan — diet.
An increase in US counterterrorism operations in Somalia brings unintended humanitarian and security consequences on the ground.
It's still too early to expect movement on the genocide recognition issue in Turkey, but "Armenianness" is no longer a black mark.
As Ukraine heads to the polls this weekend, the most likely candidate is comedian Volodmyr Zelenskiy, who is from Kryvyi Rih, a struggling mining town in Eastern Ukraine.
As Russian-speaking Volodymyr Zelenskiy leads in the presidential runoff, his challengers have made his mother tongue a subject of debate.
Boko Haram, al-Shabaab and other extremist groups get their hands on weapons from armies sent to fight them. A new report tries to measure the scope of the problem.
It’s unclear what the ruling means for the hundreds of asylum-seekers who were already sent back over the border to Mexico to await their hearings.
The loss of Temporary Protected Status could be devastating for Haitians in the US and their loved ones back home, who are still struggling to recover almost 10 years after a massive earthquake.
Survivors of WWII Japanese incarceration camps are on the other side of the barbed wire now, but some say they want the world to know that they will not sit idly by and watch injustice happen again.
In last three months, ICE has released some 107,000 migrant parents and children in Texas, Arizona and California, many without next steps in place. Shelters, churches and volunteers have stepped in to help these families get to their next destinations. Most are trying to join relatives and friends elsewhere.
From El Global Warming and La Student Debt to El Safe Space and La Border Wall, each playing card is redesigned with Millennial Lotería’s followers in mind. And while it tackles the political zeitgeist of the Latinx millennial generation, it also has fans howling with laughter over cards like El Food Porn and El Man Bun.
Dilan Engin's short film, “Prenses Model (Princess Ball Gown),” uses the metaphor of a wedding dress being crafted to discuss violence against women in Turkey.
We asked The World's women readers and listeners what they think about when they travel alone. They told us — and shared some incredible photos from their adventures.
When a company, a business or even a government is going through a crisis, a woman is more likely to be promoted or selected to deal with the turmoil. This phenomenon is called “glass cliff.”
Online travel platforms can connect you to amazing experiences. They’re also valuable when you want to find out if a business is worth the money or if a hotel has clean sheets. But when there’s a serious safety concern somewhere, it’s unclear whether the platform will alert you.
As more Orthodox women trade in their short, artificial wigs for longer, natural ones, ultra-Orthodox rabbis have begun to protest — loudly. But Zelda Hair in Brooklyn is all about embracing the natural look.
The Green New Deal is often linked to Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, the freshman congresswoman who is the idea’s most visible champion. But in its current form, it’s the brainchild of a bunch of 20-somethings sick of older generations’ inaction on climate change.
A new United Nations report outlines how low wages, dangerous working conditions, and immigration laws undermine agricultural workers’ right to food.
Coal smog can make many poles feel like they're living in the 19th century. Now a growing grassroots movement is pushing local and national governments to cut smog and rethink the country's heavy reliance on coal.
We talk about "climate refugees" all the time. But they don't exist. In fact, those displaced by climate change have no special protections under international law. But that may be changing.
This year's global climate conference is convening in the heart of Poland's coal country. Poland's leaders are vowing to continue their heavy reliance on coal, but the politics and economics of the highly-polluting fuel are starting to shift.
Playwright Suzan-Lori Parks on “White Noise” with one of its stars, Daveed Diggs. Plus the rich history of the folk song “In the Pines,” and the art of being a supernumerary.
A play about bowling, friendship and an audacious plan to stop police brutality.
Night after night, Iggy Berlin steps on stage at the Met Opera House hoping to blend seamlessly into the background.
The long, rich musical and social history of a great old American song — before and after Kurt Cobain and Nirvana took a turn at making it theirs.
Frederic Tuten’s Zelig-like connection to New York, plus cartoonist Cathy Guisewite on creating “Cathy,” and the music of Helado Negro.