National Geographic

For Widows, Life After Loss

In some cultures, the death of a husband has meant exile, vulnerability, and abuse. But bereaved women are beginning to fight back.

Suggestible You

"Suggestible You: The Curious Science of Your Brain's Ability to Deceive, Transform, and Heal" is Pulitzer Center Grantee Erik Vance's new book.

The Toxic Toll of Indonesia's Gold Mines

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.

Diego's Rebirth

A personal story of redemption in Ciudad Juarez, Mexico, formerly one of the most violent cities in the world.