Launched March 1, 2013 Joanne Silberner
Like many poor countries, Cambodia is being hit by hypertension and diabetes epidemics. Most charities focus on infectious diseases. Can anything stop these chronic conditions from killing millions?
Launched February 24, 2013 Tony Leys , Mary Chind
An Iowa-based medical team has been traveling to rural Haiti for years, assisting residents with health crises while searching for long-term ways to help the people improve their own situations.
Launched February 22, 2013 Aly Brahe, Sarah Caspari
The Pulitzer Center and The College of William & Mary continue their unique initiative to provide deeper global learning and storytelling experiences for students.
Launched February 21, 2013 Carl Gierstorfer
Due to cultural preferences for sons, 100 million girls are missing worldwide. Carl Gierstorfer looks at India, a country with a highly skewed sex ratio that threatens to destabilize its society.
Launched February 19, 2013 Catherine Schurz
High profile cases often sweat under the media's spotlight. In London, the 15-year focus on Lawrence's 1993 murder pressured the justice system to try two men twice, for the same crime.
Launched February 19, 2013 Gregory Gilderman, Misha Friedman
The Russian Federation confronts two devastating epidemics: widespread heroin abuse and HIV/AIDS. It appears to be losing the battle against both.
Launched February 11, 2013 Callum Macrae, Zoe Sale
While the world looked away as many as 70 thousand civilians lost their lives, most at the hands of government shelling. This is the story of the final bloody weeks of the Sri Lankan civil war.
Launched January 31, 2013 Kassondra Cloos, Rachel Southmayd
Farm workers at Organoponico Vivero Alamar, an organic, sustainable farm in Cuba can earn more than government employees. This project explores what other countries can learn from Cuba's model.
Launched January 23, 2013 David Rochkind, Jens Erik Gould
The Garifuna have historically been forgotten in Honduras and currently face one of the highest HIV rates in the Western Hemisphere. Traditional music and dance help raise awareness.
Launched January 2, 2013 Matthieu Aikins
Ten years of the US-led war in Afghanistan has drastically transformed Pakistan’s trucking industry. Matthieu Aikins explores how NATO’s supply lines have brought the borderlands to the big city.
Launched December 30, 2012 Beenish Ahmed
Pakistan is home to more out-of-school children than almost any country in the world. And there's more than just the Taliban keeping the country’s young people from an education.
Launched December 29, 2012 Dimiter Kenarov, Steve Sapienza
Shale gas is an energy phenomenon not just in a broad swath of the United States but in places like eastern Europe, too. In both regions there is a tangled mix of hopes, hype, and concern.
Launched December 21, 2012 Kathleen E. McLaughlin
Today China focuses much of its foreign aid on healthcare in the developing world. It has achieved some success but also brought problems.
Launched December 18, 2012 Jason Berry
Cardinals in Rome ordered two investigations of American nuns. Is this a modern-day Inquisition? Jason Berry explores the forces behind this inner struggle of the church on both sides of the Atlantic.
Launched December 17, 2012 Louie Palu
Louie Palu explores the U.S.-Mexico border where violence runs rampant: What does it look like? How has the immigration policy evolved? And what are the economic and security issues?
Launched December 14, 2012 Samantha Thornton
Nearly 20 years since the end of apartheid, discrimination in South Africa has a new form. Healthcare inequality has taken the place of forced segregation in rural and urban townships.
Launched December 12, 2012 Allison Shelley, Allyn Gaestel
In rural western Nepal, many women are sent to live in animal sheds while they are menstruating. This ingrained cultural practice, called chaupadi, can wreak unintended havoc on their health.
Launched December 6, 2012 Mike De Sisti, John Schmid
Faced with the devastating twin threats of digital and China, can a critical Wisconsin industry survive?
Launched December 4, 2012 Reese Erlich
While opposition activists in Bahrain have continued their protests for almost two years in mostly Shia neighborhoods, they are now back in the streets of central Manama.
Launched November 26, 2012 Steve Sapienza, Jason Motlagh
Profitable as it is for multi-national companies, palm oil is extracted at a heavy social and environmental cost, making it one of the most controversial commodities in the world.
Launched November 12, 2012 Alia Malek
As Syrian Armenians flee their country’s violence to begin new lives in Armenia – a homeland they have never known – the high stakes of the unraveling of Syria come into clearer focus.
Launched November 6, 2012 Larry C. Price
Tiny children and teens toil in the gold mines of the Philippines and Indonesia. A risky, often deadly, business, child labor is growing as families rush to exploit the worldwide demand for gold.
Launched October 31, 2012
Launched October 31, 2012