Full story - September 13, 2019
A child is given an oral vaccine.
Despite the amount of lives saved by the Sabin polio vaccine, in rare cases, illnesses can still occur. New research is looking to make the vaccine even safer.
Full story - September 11, 2019
workers install US steel beams against sunlight in construction of building
If the United States is to remain a leading world power into the future, it must be economically productive and competitive on the world stage in ways that go beyond military firepower.
Full story - September 05, 2019
A soldier hands food to a woman.
The UN peacekeeping mission in Rwanda seemed straightforward at first. But as the mass killings began, the UN ordered its blue helmeted troops to evacuate foreigners — but not intervene to save the Tutsis from slaughter.
Full story - September 04, 2019
Small toy figures are seen in front of a binary code in this illustration picture, April 8, 2019.
Dozens of countries and hundreds of firms and nonprofits are fed up with digital violence. They are working toward greater cybersecurity for all — and even what might be called cyberpeace.
Full story - September 03, 2019
A group of FARC soldiers stand together reading from a paper.
Colombia could be heading for "a new armed struggle." How did this happen? These six stories outline Colombia's complicated peace process.
Full story - September 02, 2019
a button with the word "OK"
What's the history behind one of today's most commonly used words?
Full story - August 30, 2019
An empty shelf in a grocery store.
Hurricane Dorian is expected to make landfall in Florida this weekend. Here are some helpful tips and resources to prepare and stay safe.
Full story - August 29, 2019
A fire burns at night in the jungle.
To combat the feeling of helplessness over the burning Amazon rainforest, here are some tips on how to contribute to protecting the vital ecosystem.
Full story - August 28, 2019
A man in a wheelchair is evacuated during a storm
Hurricane season is here. For frail, older people, the decision to flee to a safe location or ride out the storm at home often comes down to life or death. What can long-term care administrators learn from past hurricanes about the dangers of evacuation?
Full story - August 26, 2019
Soldiers guarding a tomb outside in Poland.
With a change in location and the invitation of US President Donald Trump, Poland's annual commemoration of WWII will likely have a more right-wing political tone, despite Trump's popularity in the country being lower than that of Barack Obama.