Everything changed for Revan Pragustiawan one morning when a World Bank-backed company pulled up in heavy vehicles and order everyone to leave. The family and everyone else in their hamlet fled while their homes were flattened by bulldozers. What is the World Bank doing?
Many Brazilian expats returned to Brazil in 2008. A booming economy led many believe the country would become the next world power. That was enough for reporter Juliana Barbassa, but her experience didn't exactly work out the way she thought.
Greece has had a hard time dealing with austerity measures imposed by its European counterparts. But there's one mayor, the tattooed, foul-mouthed scion of a winemaking dynasty, who European leaders call a "beacon of hope" for the country.
The cost to attend high school varies around the world. Reporter Yepoka Yeebo tracked down the specifics of Ghana's high school fees to see why it's so challenging for kayayei, or "carry-girls" to afford an education.
Going to college is expensive, and how you pay for it — and what you pay for — is an important, complicated question. But we have answers. Author Beth Kobliner offers answers to five common questions about affording college.
Florida Gov. Rick Scott has said thanks -- but no thanks -- to $2 billion in federal funds that were meant to create a high speed line between Orlando and Tampa. We talk with Andrea Bernstein and Mark Simpson.
Louise Story explains how the feds come up with these numbers. And to help us understand whether it's really possible to place monetary value on human life is Peter Singer, philosopher and Professor of Bioethics at Princeton University.