David Conrad is a freelance journalist and doctoral student at the University of Pennsylvania's Annenberg School for Communication. David was a summer Google journalism fellow at The World in 2014.
The doctor who initially called police to report his child abuse suspicions of Purvi Patel is listed as a member of a pro-life medical association. Patel was charged with child neglect and later with killing her fetus, and she was sentenced to 20 consecutive years in prison. This makes her the first woman in the US to be convicted and sentenced fon "feticide" charges for ending her own pregnancy.
In becoming the first Nigerian to defeat a sitting president through the ballot box yesterday, Muhammadu Buhari's victory turned into a political flashpoint for African hopefuls determined to set the same precedent in their country.
An abundance of studies yields wildly contradictory data points on the state of women in the world today. Here is a brief (and partial) guide.
Stories of Americans being temporarily detained or refused entry to the US due to often unproven suspicions of terrorist involvement have become increasingly common. Many are unaware of this, however. Let's change that.
Berkin Elvan was 14 years old when he was shot in the head with a police tear-gas canister in 2013. The policeman who shot him remains free.