October 21, 2014 / Harper's
James Harkin
How did a terror organization considered too bloody for Al Qaeda morph into something like a government with its own territory—and with troops at the border of a NATO member state?
October 20, 2014 /
Misha Friedman
The Crimean Peninsula’s annexation by Russia means a return to the shadows for LGBT people who now face public prosecution.
October 20, 2014 / Untold Stories
Michelle Ferng
Older adults in Peru carry a disproportionate burden of disease yet they are least likely to receive appropriate quality care.
September 16, 2014 / Newsweek
James Harkin
Since the first week of July, Kobani has been under intense attack on all fronts. Though the results of the campaign are inconclusive, it’s clear that the Islamists are making incremental gains.
September 15, 2014
Tom Hundley, Samuel Loewenberg
In Uganda, only 30 percent of the population has access to improved sanitation. It will take innovative solutions to help a country harmed by its own waste.
September 15, 2014 / Moment
Yigal Schleifer
A member of the European Union, Hungary finds itself led by a populist who has publicly declared he would like to turn the country into an "illiberal democracy." Where does the country go from here?
September 15, 2014 / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Moriah Balingit, Julia Rendleman
Refugee women in mixed marriages say they're forced to choose between their husbands and a future in the United States.
September 15, 2014 / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette
Moriah Balingit, Julia Rendleman
Reporter Moriah Balingit and photojournalist Julia Rendleman spent a night in a refugee camp in Nepal.
September 12, 2014
Lauren Shepherd, Meghan Dhaliwal, Louie Palu, Carlos Javier Ortiz, Dominic Bracco II
Reviewers and exhibit-goers reflect on gun-violence photography juxtaposed against an extensive exhibit of arms and armor.
September 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Reana Thomas
The residents around Wular Lake are directly affected by the severe environmental changes occurring in Kashmir's water systems and live with less than the basic necessities.
September 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Robert Eric Shoemaker
Paolo Olbi, a bookbinder in Venice, believes that the older breed of tourist is dying. Now "they come, they look, but they do not buy,” he mourned. And he's not the only artisan suffering.
September 12, 2014 / Untold Stories
Paul Short
Recent legislation in Turkey allows for new methods of urban transformation—and government intervention—in Istanbul's housing development.
September 11, 2014 / Untold Stories
Selin Thomas
Just one family of thousands forced to flee Syria after the eruption of war, the Koksals illustrate the tremendous hardships and complexities of the refugee population in Turkey.

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