Immigrants to Williamsburg, Virginia, have difficulty assimilating without the support of the large immigrant communities they might find in bigger cities.
Planting and maintaining vegetable gardens on school grounds in South Africa was supposed to be a sustainable operation to maintain food security. Unfortunately, it seems to have proven otherwise.
The famous image "Guerrillero Heroico," captured in 1960 by Cuban photographer Alberto Korda, has become an international symbol of revolution. But has it been taken too far out of context?
A national census in Bosnia in October 2013 may reveal an increasingly ethnic Bosnian population, but getting minorities to officially declare their often-stigmatized identities will be difficult.
The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
More than 520 years after Spain expelled its Jewish population, the government has eased Spanish citizenship regulations for people of Sephardic Jewish descent.
Religion and religious tolerance
Seventeen-year-old Yago Parra wanted to protest Spanish austerity measures. He never expected to become a symbol of the fight for free expression.
How do Tohono O’odham tribal members feel about the primarily Latino migrants crossing through their reservation in order to pursue the "American Dream"? It's complicated.
Due to cultural preferences for sons, 100 million girls are missing worldwide. Carl Gierstorfer looks at India, a country with a highly skewed sex ratio that threatens to destabilize its society.
Asia, Gender issues, Health, Social Studies
The Russian Federation confronts two devastating epidemics: widespread heroin abuse and HIV/AIDS. It appears to be losing the battle against both.
Health, The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
Journalists Steve Sapienza and Jason Motlagh investigate the struggle of migrant children on Malaysia's palm oil estates to gain access to education
Asia, Economics, Food security, Globalization
Journalist Mujib Mashal reports on trans-boundary water issues in Afghanistan.
Céline Rouzet travels to Papua New Guinea's capital city and highlands to discover how the massive Exxon Mobil-led gas project is impacting the country.
Effect of Human Activities on the Earth
Sean Gallagher discusses his approach to photographing issues related to climate change on the Tibetan Plateau.
Photographer David Rochkind and reporter Jens Erik Gould introduce themselves and their project "The Forgotten: HIV and the Garifuna of Honduras."
Travelling across Pennsylvania and Ohio, Dimiter Kenarov explores the economic and environmental issues related to shale gas extraction, and the rising anti-fracking movement in the region.
Economics, Globalization, Health, Ecosystems, Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources
Journalist Louie Palu uses his camera to examine security and immigration issues on the U.S.-Mexico border.
Immigration, Modern Day Conflicts
Shale gas is an energy phenomenon not just in a broad swath of the United States but in places like eastern Europe, too. In both regions there is a tangled mix of hopes, hype, and concern.
Effect of Human Activities on the Earth, Renewable and Nonrenewable Resources, Impact of Global Trade on Regional Civilizations, The Soviet Union and Eastern Europe
Bill Wheeler talks about his experience reporting on far-right extremist groups in Europe.
Economics, Europe, Religion and religious tolerance, Immigration, Modern Day Conflicts
Louie Palu explores the U.S.-Mexico border where violence runs rampant: What does it look like? How has the immigration policy evolved? And what are the economic and security issues?
Regional/border disputes, Immigration
Nearly 20 years since the end of apartheid, discrimination in South Africa has a new form. Healthcare inequality has taken the place of forced segregation in rural and urban townships.