In the 1960s, fears of overpopulation sparked campaigns for population control. But whatever became of the population bomb?
Images by Jeneen Interlandi depict life in two Roma settlements in Hungary where residents live with what looks like deep rural poverty: no indoor plumbing, no reliable electricity, no reliable heat.
A Pakistani military offensive uprooted 900,000 tribesmen from areas under Taliban-control, giving health workers in Bannu a rare opportunity to vaccinate people beyond their reach.
In California, a suburban family grapples with the impact of a rare, polio-like syndrome.
While in Pakistan reporting on polio, reporter Tim McGirk has an unexpected "dinner" with the father of the country's nuclear weapons program.
In the wake of World War II, there was one affliction America couldn’t shake: polio. When virologists rallied to fight back, a rift developed between two scientists: Jonas Salk and Albert Sabin.
A California toddler learns to cope with the effects of a mysterious disease that paralyzes.
India's Parsi community has been shrinking for decades. Now, to grow the population—or at least save it from extinction—India's government wants to increase the birthrate.
Sim Chi Yin speaks about her project 'Beijing's Rat Tribe.'
The Chinese dream goes underground.
In a megacity desperate for better planning, activists are calling for a more sustainable future for the Mumbai Port.
Migrant mothers from the Philippines are raising kids through care packages.
"We will illuminate dark places and, with a deep sense of responsibility, interpret these troubled times."
JOSEPH PULITZER III (1913-1993)