Full story - September 24, 2018
Trump meets with Jinping in China
The US and China once again exchanged fire in their escalating trade war. Tariffs have been the main source of ammunition thus far, but China has other weapons it could begin to deploy.
Full story - September 20, 2018
children play in the dark in puerto rico 8 months after hurricane maria
Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans in 2005, forever changing the lives of the children who survived. Their stories can help Puerto Rico identify and aid the kids most traumatized by Hurricane Maria.
Full story - September 20, 2018
Hosay commemorations is a religious ritual performed by Trinidadian Muslims with roots in India.
Full story - September 19, 2018
a man on a battered beach in puerto rico
To say that the island of 3.3 million has not yet recovered — from the damage or the trauma — is an understatement. One year after Maria, nearly every pillar of Puerto Rican society remains devastated.
Full story - September 17, 2018
boats rescue pets from a flood
Researchers have found that social networks, especially connections to those beyond immediate family, influence decisions to leave or stay in place before disasters.
Full story - September 13, 2018
It's impossible for the National Hurricane Center to manipulate hurricane forecasts in a political manner, given that all the raw information is accessible to anyone today with an internet connection.
Full story - September 13, 2018
a boy scouts of america uniform
The Russians are not just aiming to influence political activities in the US. Rather, it’s extremely likely that they will soon target American civic society.
Full story - September 16, 2018
a vendor at a poultry market in India
India has a reputation as a vegetarian nation, and Indians certainly consume far less meat than the global average. But the view of India as a predominantly vegetarian nation may not be quite accurate.
Full story - September 12, 2018
children in a classroom in Russia
The Russian government has now adopted new amendments to an education bill that will make minority languages lessons in ethnic republics optional, and which limit their teaching to a maximum of two hours a week.
Full story - September 15, 2018
passports from several countries
When and how did governments get the power to limit people’s movements? And how did passports come to play such a crucial role?