Traveling by train through India's disputed region of Kashmir.
2017 CatchLight Fellow Tomas van Houtryve explores the history of the U.S.-Mexico border through period-accurate photography in this photo essay for Harper's.
A journey through America’s nuclear heartland.
How Cubans deliver culture without internet.
Fourteen miles down the road from their ruined homes, survivors of China's devastating 2008 Sichuan earthquake try to rebuild their lives in a new model town designed by the central government.
What will await Trump in Afghanistan?
Searching for Mutware, Rwanda's elephant chief.
A gay soldier in Syria's army speaks about his experience.
Can Bosnia escape the stranglehold of ethnic politics?
Meet the mobsters who run the show in one of the world's deadliest cities.
When Zoroastrian priest Khushroo Madon stirred controversy in his Mumbai community by performing interfaith marriages, his son became chief priest. Now the son must find a suitable bride.
Ukraine's history of foreign conquest, most recently Russia’s annexation of Crimea in 2014, precludes any clear sense of Ukrainian identity. Could nationalism help mend Ukraine's sectarian violence?