Haitians and other US-bound migrants are boarding boats from Colombia by the hundreds each day. Next stop: the Darien Gap, a jungle that's feared as much for the armed rebels and narcos as for the snakes and jaguars.
Israel has one of the lowest rates of organ donation in the developed world. But advocates hope that religious and political leaders like the late Shimon Peres can help persuade Israeli Jews to sign up.
“We’re not here to convert anyone,” says a woman from Texas whose school teaches Syrian refugee kids Arabic, English and lessons about Jesus and the Bible.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The waters are gone in Louisiana, but the clean-up is only beginning
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.