Full story - September 27, 2018
flags of the US and China
Some think that Asia is on the cusp of a new cold war. If it were to happen, it would mean the rivalry that has been growing is transformed into overt militarized competition that drags the region into its vortex.
Full story - September 27, 2018
people protesting supreme court nominee brett kavanaugh
What exactly do we mean by teenage behavior? And who gets to be a "rebellious" teenager?
Full story - September 27, 2018
anita hill
Anita Hill’s experience involved workplace sexual harassment that was sustained over time. Christine Blasey Ford reported an attempted rape at age 15 that was a traumatic, intense one-time incident. Yet there are also clear similarities: similar alleged sexualized mistreatment, similar last-minute accusation derailing what seemed to be a foregone conclusion, similar male-dominated group standing in judgment, similar strong feelings from the public.
Full story - September 27, 2018
A Mobius strip made with a piece of paper and tape.
The Mobius strip has fascinated environmentalists, artists, engineers, mathematicians and many others ever since its discovery in 1858.
Full story - September 26, 2018
A line of migrants stand with backpacks and belongings under a green sign marking the Colombian border.
Cities can provide refugees a better chance to rebuild their lives, but political barriers to integration raise concerns that the growing number of urban refugees could remain in permanent ghettos.
Full story - September 30, 2018
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From Syria to Myanmar and beyond, many of today’s most intractable and brutal conflicts are being documented by everyday internet users equipped with smartphones. But even though they’re documenting vital evidence that could one day help convict perpetrators of atrocities, their footage and photos are at risk from the very platforms that host them.
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.