Tetanus vaccinations like this one, at Palmview High School in Mission, Texas, are harder to come by in Ukraine.
Sections of Ukraine's national medicine cabinets have been running empty since the country's conflict with Russia began. As a result, diseases that were under control for many decades are making a comeback.
A worker fogs the corridor
At least 56 people in Singapore have contracted Zika in what is a major case of local transmission far from the Americas, where the disease has become established.
Women attend an evangelical church service in Almolonga, Guatemala.
Guatemala is reported to be the most evangelical country in the Americas. And, according to the Pew Research Center, it has the highest rate of believers that faith reaps success. Almolonga, a small mountain town, is held up as proof.
Armenian sisters Arev, left, and Lida stand in front of their home built from a shipping container.
We visited a town in the former Soviet country to see what life is like in the “domik” container villages — almost 30 years after they moved in.
Kochi (formerly Cochin), part of Kerala, which has embraced the Fab City movement
From a storied past as spice market and trading hub, India’s southwestern state of Kerala now aims to become a hub for the Internet of Things. It has joined the Fab Lab network, started by MIT’s Center for Bits and Atoms, and was the first region or state to sign on as a Fab City.
A homeowner cleans up debris from her home in Louisiana.
The waters are gone in Louisiana, but the clean-up is only beginning
Sammy Kang’ete, an intern from Kenya
In the hills north of San Francisco, a new form of farming is taking root. It's called biointensive farming, and it has the potential to give small farmers a much bigger impact on the global food supply.
Louisiana floods — and music
Songs have been written about Louisiana's great flood of 1927, and about Katrina. As the state is inundated anew, music plays a role in bringing communities together.
A Haitian with symptoms of cholera is transported in a wheelbarrow
"Once you start lying about something at the beginning ... it’s very hard to stop." The issue of responsibility for thousands of deaths in Haiti may end up in the US Supreme Court.
Three men sit in rubble in white helmets
Here is a list of some of the organizations trying to rescue the massive number of Syrians caught in the nation's civil war.