June 9, 2016 / The New York Times
Alexandria Bombach
For Afghans who are struggling with the question of whether to leave or stay in their country, the debate goes beyond wanting to improve their lives — it is about survival.
January 13, 2016 / The New York Times
Ankita Rao, Atish Patel
Ankita Rao reports on a revolutionary palliative care program in Kerala, India, that has successfully addressed one of the world's most difficult health challenges.
December 28, 2015 / The New York Times
Dimiter Kenarov
After nearly two years, it’s time to recognize what can’t be changed and what’s best for the peninsula.
December 11, 2015 / The New York Times
Misha Friedman
Earlier this year, Ukraine began the process of reforming one of its most oppressive institutions: its police force.
November 24, 2015 / The New York Times
Wes Enzinna
At a college in Kurdish Syria, Rojava tries to train its future leaders.
November 16, 2015 / The New York Times
Emily Gogolak
Upon release with their children from south Texas family immigration detention centers, mothers are tracked by GPS ankle monitors as they fight deportation orders.
October 6, 2015 / The New York Times
Renaud Brothers
From Central America, thousands of children fleeing poverty and danger make multiple attempts to reach the United States despite increased efforts by Mexico to turn them back.
September 16, 2015 / The New York Times
Pierre Kattar
The 2015 Nepal earthquakes threatened to exacerbate the ongoing struggle with waterborne diseases by damaging already fragile sewer systems that leak pathogens into the water supply.
August 13, 2015 / The New York Times
Yana Paskova
Yana Paskova witnessed communist Bulgaria's transition to capitalism after the fall of the Berlin Wall. Now, she chronicles Cuba's recent slow evolution, noting parallels to her own youth.
August 10, 2015 / The New York Times
Andrew Lawler
Peru's indigenous tribes depend on dwindling resources in disappearing forests. As they increasingly emerge from the jungle, these hunter gatherers face unfamiliar pathogens, people, and laws.
June 23, 2015 / The New York Times
Sim Chi Yin
After years of working in an illegal gold mine, He Quangui, of China's Shaanxi Province, battles silicosis—an irreversible and painful lung disease.
June 12, 2015 / The New York Times
Jens Erik Gould, David Rochkind
In Vietnam, rural areas still lack tuberculosis vaccines and accurate diagnostic tools. The GeneXpert machine has improved TB diagnosis and spurred a wave of innovations in TB testing.
June 8, 2015 / The New York Times
Beth Gardiner
Poland is home to six of Europe’s 10 most polluted cities. The filthy air is largely a result of Poland’s heavy reliance on hard coal for power and heat.