February 10, 2014
Widowhood is not merely a tragic personal sorrow, it is a devastating state of diminishment that can trigger economic ruin and cruel social consequences that are felt for generations.
February 6, 2014 /
Brookings Institution | Up Front
As the Olympic Games begin in Sochi, Ukraine totters towards an economic and political collapse—a condition so potentially contagious to Russia that a concerned President Putin has begun a crackdown.
February 3, 2014 /
Meena was married as a young teenager, kept strictly in the house by her husband, then rejected by his family after he died. Her young daughters are headed toward the same fate.
January 28, 2014 /
Outrage and Inspire
In Guatemala, a marimba band uses its music to spread the word about breastfeeding and good nutrition during the 1,000 Days.
January 27, 2014 /
In 2012, more than 5,500 Americans over the age of 65 were killed in traffic accidents. Older drivers need to adjust to changing highway conditions.
January 22, 2014 /
As the conflict destabilizes Syria, Washington must finally face the hard choice: Either compromise with Iran, or decisively support and arm the rebels.
January 15, 2014 /
Sun Yunfan and Leah Thompson use up-to-the-minute technology to document the changes facing a traditional Chinese village in an era of urbanization and globalization.
January 14, 2014
A guide for journalists interested in rigorous reporting on solutions to issues related to maternal health.
January 13, 2014
Writer Jeff Kelly Lowenstein and photographer Jon Lowenstein talk about their project that looks at Chile's past, present and future 40 years after the Pinochet coup.
January 13, 2014 /
Members of Nigeria's Redeemed Christian Church of God, the fastest-growing church in Africa, want to make it to heaven—and they want to take you with them.