Sonia Narang recently returned from reporting on reproductive rights in the Philippines for Across Women's Lives. She visited Manila's Fabella Hospital and shows us through her photography what it's like for Filipino women to endure one of the world's most crowded maternity wards.
Climate change is already being felt around the world, in terms of more extreme weather and changing agricultural environments. As the situation worsens, militaries in the US and abroad are beginning to think about climate change in terms of its impact on national security.
The global climate talks in Lima, Peru, were a disappointment for activists. But, for the first time, almost 200 countries, rich and poor, agreed in principle to cut their emissions. And there could be reason for optimism about next year's even-bigger talks in Paris.
Extraordinary storms are just part of weather and life. It may be tempting to blame them on climate change, but it's hard to prove that. Still, climate change may be one reason why the damage caused by Haiyan was so high.
Maggi seasoning is popular among American immigrants of all kinds of nationalities -- and they all think of it as coming from home. But, in reality, few American immigrants are from the actual home of Maggi seasoning. But, for some reason, it still reminds each of them of where they've come from.
The same kind of rhetoric that fueled Trump's rise and Brexit has powered Rodrigo Duterte's ascent to the presidency in the Philippines. The 71-year-old political outsider is recruiting armed civilians to join a “bloody war” on drug dealers.
With Congress poised to tackle comprehensive immigration reform, some are worried about what will be left out. In particular, there's concern that a policy overhaul might eliminate some categories of family visas.