Full story - September 18, 2019
Trees in the Amazon on fire.
The destruction of the Amazon rainforest can have global ramifications and some are arguing that those responsible should be prosecuted.
Full story - September 17, 2019
A hurricane is pictured from space going over Puerto Rico.
While hurricanes can be disastrous for people, river fish may be benefiting from them. See how Puerto Rico's fish thrived after Hurricane Maria.
Full story - September 16, 2019
People line up outside a hospital.
While private companies have little incentive to treat and cure many diseases, nonprofits have the potential to save lives by providing valuable funding to help society's most vulnerable people.
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.