Betty Nanozi was robbed of everything she owns, twice. Her cow was beaten to death. Her land was forcefully taken from her. Her child's life was threatened. All because she is a widow in Uganda.
In some cultures, the death of a husband has meant exile, vulnerability, and abuse. But bereaved women are beginning to fight back.
"Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain's Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal" is Pulitzer Center Grantee Erik Vance's new book.
Science is showing that how you feel isn’t just about what you eat, or do, or think. It’s about what you believe.
A tradition of metalworking has left a historic village contaminated with high doses of lead. Now the threat continues from battery recyclers spewing toxic smoke.
Mercury waste from small-scale gold mining contaminates air, water and food to sicken and kill. In a series on global pollution, we look at mercury's deadly toll, especially on the young.
A personal story of redemption in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, formerly one of the most violent cities in the world.
Serge Rwigamba is the head guide at the Kigali Genocide Memorial in Rwanda, a role he finds therapeutic. Like any job though, it comes with its quirks, characters, and challenges.
Millions of Syrians escape an apocalyptic civil war, creating a historic crisis.
In Haiti and the Dominican Republic, two lakes are flooding farmland, swallowing communities and leading to deforestation.
Daniella Zalcman explores the legacy of Canada’s Indian Residential Schools. In interviews with the people she met, Zalcman heard stories of routine sexual and physical assault.
Yana Paskova juxtaposes family photos taken in Bulgaria before the fall of the Berlin Wall with pictures she recently shot in Cuba, revealing the visual and sociopolitical connections between the two.