“Baseball practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. According to records obtained from the FAA, which issued 1,428 domestic drone permits between 2007 and early 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U.S. Navy have applied for drone authorization in Montgomery County.” Image by Tomas van Houtryve. United States, 2014.
April 18, 2014 by Tomas van Houtryve

A drone's-eye view of America reveals the changing nature of war, privacy, and government transparency.

Image by David Rochkind. Vietnam, 2014.
April 15, 2014 by David Rochkind, Jens Erik Gould

Vietnam has less than 30 percent of the funding needed to fight tuberculosis. Only able to finance the most basic treatment programs, the country may soon be faced with the spread of a drug-resistant

Image by Caryle Murphy. Saudi Arabia, 2014.
April 1, 2014 by Caryle Murphy

Saudi Arabia's religious landscape is evolving, posing challenges to the ultraconservative version of Islam on which the kingdom was founded. What will that mean for its future governance?

Image by Sami Siva. India, 2014.
March 31, 2014 by Michael Edison Hayden, Sami Siva

Doctors have demanded fixes to India's public hospitals for years, but have been stifled by mismanagement.

Reinventing China’s Emptying Countryside. Image by Leah Thompson. China, 2013.
January 10, 2014 by Yunfan Sun, Leah Thompson

As China rapidly urbanizes, many villages—and their distinct cultural heritage and folk traditions—disappear daily. Two urban Chinese artists go back to the land in search of meaning in modern China.

Rio de Janeiro
September 5, 2013 by Jawad Wahabzada

With the 2014 World Cup fast approaching, 170,000 Brazilian favela residents are scheduled to relocate. Losing their homes will mean losing their identity and their past.

Image by Rick Loomis/Los Angeles Times. Egypt, 2011.
July 10, 2013 by Kenneth R. Weiss

The largest generation in history is entering its prime childbearing years, poised to add 2 billion more people to the planet. Ken Weiss investigates the causes and consequences of such rapid growth.

October 10, 2012 by Paul Salopek

As Paul Salopek journeys around the world on foot, he will follow the migration pathways of our ancestors who walked out of Africa 50,000 years ago.

June 9, 2012 by Anna Nemtsova

After 20 years of fading industry, rampant corruption, and no clear ideology, Russia is now on the move. Its young people are finding new homes in—and out—of the country.

December 7, 2011 by Jina Moore, Jake Naughton

This reporting initiative partners African and US journalists to explore critical challenges in reproductive health and family planning—and what they mean for life, death and socio-economic stability...

October 17, 2011 by Deborah Jian Lee, Sushma Subramanian

By 2020, China is expected to have 24 million more men than women, leaving the countryside filled with aging bachelors, the consequence of a gender imbalance caused by sex-selective abortions.

August 29, 2011 by Fred de Sam Lazaro

In Brazil, increased access to education, information and contraception have combined to lower the birth rate by two thirds over the last five decades.

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