Jamaica is an extremely difficult place for gays and lesbians. Human Rights Watch says the country has an "epidemic" of homophobic violence. But there's reason to suggest that things might be getting a little better there for gay Jamaicans.
The ordeal for 19 Americans charged in Egypt with working for illegally-funded NGOs is over. But the political fallout from the case created lingers both in Egypt and abroad. The World's Matthew Bell reports from Cairo.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Dutch journalist Linda Polman, author of "The Crisis Caravan: What's Wrong with Humanitarian Aid?" Polman says Haiti is an example of a place where a lack of coordination has hampered aid distribution.
Human Rights Watch says Israel is using white phosphorous in the Gaza Strip. It's illegal under international law to use the chemical as a weapon against civilians. Anchor Lisa Mullins speaks with Mark Garlasco of Human Rights Watch.
Anchor Marco Werman speaks with Marc Garlasco, Senior Military Analyst at Human Rights Watch, who is in Gaza to study how the conflict there was fought -- on both sides. He's examining the human costs of war.
After dropping out of school as a teenager because of poverty and drought William Kamkwamba built a windmill out of discarded materials in his village. Kamkwamba tells anchor Marco Werman how the windmill brought electricity to his tiny village in Malawi.
Greenpeace Switzerland held its annual Public Eye Awards in Davos, Switzerland this week. The award was set up to shame companies considered the Public Eye jury deemed environmentally irresponsible. Anchor Marco Werman has details.
A new survey released by the aid group Oxfam highlights some of the largest concerns of ordinary Afghans. According to the survey, their main concern is living in poverty. Anchor Jeb Sharp speaks with the report's author, Ashley Jackson, who's in Kabul.
Hate crimes are apparently on the rise in Russia and some of the victims are African immigrants. Correspondent Jessica Golloher reports from a small center in eastern Moscow that provides them with treatment.
Oscar-winning films 'Slumdog Millionaire' and 'Smile Pinki' focused on poverty in India. Some charities have already tapped into the films' popularity to steer donations to India's poor. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.
Despite the billions of dollars pledged, reconstruction has been painfully slow. A million people live in tents in the capital and symbolic buildings still lie in ruins. Still, some neighborhoods are coming back to life. The World's Jeb Sharp reports.