Global Scan

US government shuts down, as the world makes fun of us...

The US government shutdown has journalists working overtime to come up with the best headlines and most interesting writing about, essentially, what isn't happening. Examples of that, as well as an amazing video of a massive Spanish cathedral's construction, in today's Global Scan.


Global Politics

Love and the Peace Corps

What happens when Peace Corps volunteers fall in love, either with each other or with citizens of the country hosting them? Nina Porzucki, a Peace Corps alum, reports from the frontlines of love in the developing world.