April 4, 2013 /
Photographer Tomas van Houtryve began exploring North Korea's borders after two trips inside the country in 2007 and 2008.
April 2, 2013 /
Photographer Carlos Javier Ortiz grew up in Chicago and was so affected by the young people dying around him, he decided to document the death toll.
April 2, 2013 /
Health workers in India are overcoming cultural mistrust about polio immunization by turning to local Muslim clerics for support.
April 1, 2013 /
As North Korea threatens to barrel down a warpath, South Korea braces for an impending attack.
March 29, 2013
The neighborhood of garishly opulent mansions is aptly known to locals as "Cocainebougou," or Cocaine Town. It stands as testament to the sudden collapse of Mali.
March 28, 2013 /
Indian society strongly prefers boys at every stage of life. Here's how some mothers are trying to change that.
March 26, 2013 /
In India, where female fetuses are aborted by the thousands, violence percolates all through a woman's life. These images were taken in a Mumbai slum where oppression is pervasive.
March 22, 2013
President Obama was in Jerusalem this week on a visit that was expected to be long on symbolism and short on substance.
March 20, 2013 /
"Western" diseases such as heart attacks, diabetes, and hypertension hit poor countries, too, but you don't hear much about them. One challenge: making the story interesting.
March 19, 2013 /
India has now gone two full years without a single new case of polio. If it continues on this track, it will be declared polio-free in February 2014.