Full story - October 18, 2017
Salem Abdullah Musabih, 6, lies on a bed at a malnutrition intensive care unit at a hospital in the Red Sea port city of Hodaida, Yemen, Sept. 11, 2016. Millions of Yemenis face food shortages and the threat of famine after more than two years of civil wa
Around the globe, about 815 million people — 11 percent of the world’s population — went hungry in 2016, according to the latest data from the United Nations. This was the first increase in more than 15 years.
Full story - August 03, 2017
a boy shows off his handwriting practice
The writing performance of school-age children is a matter of considerable concern. Educators and researchers from around the world have highlighted the challenges students face to master writing.
Full story - July 26, 2017
pigs and calves
Researchers at the University of Western Australia have developed non-invasive means for measuring stress and mood in animals and are now working with sheep farmers to improve the well-being of their animals. PTSD has been identified in elephants, dogs, chimpanzees and baboons, for example.
Full story - February 27, 2017
Revelers catch Mardi Gras beads during the Krewe of Thoth parade down St. Charles Avenue in New Orleans, March 5, 2000.
Each Mardi Gras, 25 million pounds of beads hit the streets of New Orleans. The story of how they got there — from the Middle East, to China, to Bourbon Street — reveals a cycle of environmental degradation, worker exploitation and irreparable health consequences.
Full story - February 13, 2017
African migrants sit atop a border fence during an attempt to cross into Spanish territories, between Morocco and Spain's north African enclave of Melilla, Oct. 22, 2014.
What do border walls cost? And — do they work?
Full story - February 03, 2017
President Donald Trump attends the National Prayer Breakfast event in Washington, DC, Feb. 2, 2017.
The rules are pretty clear — and really crucial reading for anyone drafting, say, an executive order.
Full story - January 11, 2017
Oil facilities at Venezuela's western Maracaibo lake November 5, 2007.
Venezuela and ExxonMobil have been spatting over oil for decades. How will that history impact relations under a Rex Tillerson-run State Department?
Full story - January 04, 2017
A Syrian refugee woman, who is stuck between the Jordanian and Syrian borders, holds her child near the town of Ruwaished, in the Hadalat area, east of the capital Amman, May 4, 2016.
More than 4 million Syrian refugees have fled to neighboring countries of Turkey, Lebanon and Jordan. Millions more are trying to escape Syria's borders. Here's what they can expect from the new year.
Full story - December 13, 2016
Benito Mussolini and Adolf Hitler in Munich, Germany.
How do you cover the rise of a political leader who’s left a paper trail of anti-constitutionalism, racism and the encouragement of violence? That's a question US journalists faced after the ascendance of fascist leaders in Italy and Germany in the 1920s and 1930s.
Full story - October 04, 2016
The Twitter logo is displayed on a screen on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange
The NFL streamed games on Twitter in recent weeks, which illustrates just how much TV may change in the months and years ahead.