A Pakistani tea merchant with velvet eyes saw his life changed this week when his portrait spread around the Internet, sparking ardent debates on class, objectification, and the place of ethnic Pashtuns in society.
Actor Aasif Mandvi and fellow comedians and commentators met at the 92nd Street Y in New York City to discuss American identity, kicking off a week of UnConvention events on issues important to millennials.
Placards in the hands of activists at the Women's March on Washington spanned the spectrum. One thing is certain: Their voices will be heard. Here are some of the political signs you might have missed.
North Korea is one of the most repressive countries on earth, with almost no freedom of religion. But Christian missionaries, it turns out, have a long history with the country. And a number of them are even allowed to operate there today.
The Catholic Church has long been under fire for covering up priests' sexual abuse of children, and for transferring perpetrators among parishes rather than turning them over to law enforcement. Now, GlobalPost investigates a new, international side to the scandal: The church has allowed priests facing credible sex abuse allegations in the United States and Europe to get a new start by relocating to poor parishes in South America.