January 11, 2009 /
This Gateway provides compelling material related to the role of women in society and the impact of industrialization and international development on women, children, and families.
Thousands of people have been executed on the streets of the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his all-out war on drugs. But shooting his way out of the problem is taking a heavy toll. Image by Jason Motlagh. Philippines, 2016.
December 9, 2016 /
Jason Motlagh
Thousands of people have been executed on the streets of the Philippines since President Rodrigo Duterte launched his all-out war on drugs. But shooting his way out of the problem is taking a heavy...
The USS Michigan, a Trident class nuclear submarine, in for repairs at the naval yards in Washington. Image by U.S. Navy. USA, 2002.
December 7, 2016 / Bulletin of the Atomic Scientists
Rachel Oswald
For good or ill, the new president's decisions on missile defense will shape the US-Russia relationship and the future of the entire arms control regime.
Richard Bernstein at the Collegiate School of Medicine and Bioscience
December 7, 2016
Richard Bernstein, Mark Schulte
Taiwanese sovereignty became news recently, and because of a recent education tour, St. Louis students were well-prepared to discuss the issue.
December 7, 2016 / Foreign Policy
Sally H. Jacobs
With the passing of Fidel, a young generation of Cubans worries that the nascent rapprochment with the U.S. may be stalled or worse. Some worry that their future is bleak.
Image from PBS NewsHour. Cuba, 2016.
December 6, 2016
Tom Hundley
This week: Castro's legacy in Cuba, China's Charter 08 civil rights manifesto, and changes in India's cotton farming.
Richard and Elixa and their two daughters. Image by Natalie Keyssar. Venezuela, 2016.
December 5, 2016 / The California Sunday Magazine
Natalie Keyssar
As Venezuela slides deeper into crisis, inflation, food and medicine scarcity, and insecurity seem to escalate endlessly. Amid the chaos, families are struggling to hold their lives together.
Still image from PBS NewsHour. Image by Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin. Cuba, 2016.
December 5, 2016 / NPR
Nick Schifrin
PBS NewsHour's Nick Schifrin was on hand as Cuba's longtime ruler Fidel Castro was buried in Santiago, where he launched his revolution more than half a century ago.
Still image from video. Image by Nick Schifrin and Zach Fannin. Cuba, 2016.
December 5, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
Fidel Castro was laid to rest on Sunday during a private ceremony that capped nine days of mourning in Cuba. Castro ruled the island nation for 49 years before he stepped down in 2008.
“Baseball practice in Montgomery County, Maryland. According to records obtained from the FAA, which issued 1,428 domestic drone permits between 2007 and early 2013, the National Institute of Standards and Technology and the U.S. Navy have applied for drone authorization in Montgomery County.” Image by Tomas van Houtryve. United States, 2014.
December 4, 2016
Tomas van Houtryve, Jon Sawyer
Winston-Salem Journal explores exhibition, part of the Pulitzer Center's NewsArts initiative.
The writer Hu Fayun at his home in Wuhan, summer 2016. Image by Sim Chi Yin/VII Photos.
November 30, 2016 / The New York Review of Books
Ian Johnson, Sim Chi Yin
Talking China: the latest in a series of interviews with Chinese thinkers on how they push for change, the writer Hu Fayun reflects on how tough it is to remain an honest person inside the system.
November 29, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
President-elect Donald Trump has has threatened to pull out of trade agreements with Mexico. How will this affect lives on both sides of the border?
In the dry riverbed that separates Mexico from the United States, the promise of a better life is only a few hundred feet away. This woman is a 23-year-old Mexican from Ciudad Juarez who asked to remain anonymous. Everything beyond the flood light is El Paso, Texas, on the other side of the fence. She is trying to cross illegally. “There’s work here but the wages are very low,” she told us this past weekend. “You can barely survive here… Life there is better than here.” Image by Nicholas Schifrin. Mexico, 2
November 23, 2016 / PBS NewsHour
Nick Schifrin, Zach Fannin
Mexicans feel pressure to cross the border before Trump presidency.

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