Launched July 15, 2013 Jonathan Cox
India has launched programs to make healthcare available to rural families, but crippling medical bills and rampant fraud persist. Why is aid failing to reach those who need it most?
Launched July 14, 2013 Stephen Franklin
As Colombia struggles to free itself from a vortex of violence, union members, human rights activists and others still feel threatened by criminal elements––and their own government.
Launched July 10, 2013 Kenneth R. Weiss
The largest generation in history is entering its prime childbearing years, poised to add 2 billion more people to the planet. Ken Weiss investigates the causes and consequences of such rapid growth.
Launched July 2, 2013 Jeffrey Bartholet
Scores of Tibetans have set themselves on fire since 2011 in one of the biggest waves of self-immolation in modern history. What impact will they have?
Launched July 1, 2013 Linda Qiu
Despite Botswana's mineral wealth and rapid development, thirst is widespread across its sandy lands.
Launched June 27, 2013 Fred de Sam Lazaro, Simone Ahuja
A unique residential school offers education and sports to aboriginal children who might otherwise be lured or forced into the long-running Maoist separatist conflict in remote eastern India.
Launched June 26, 2013 Diksha Bali
A push-pull between Ghana’s residents and its department of waste management has been ongoing—trash bins have been stolen and open defecation is commonplace. A turnaround may be in the works.
Launched June 24, 2013 Shirley Coenen
The Ministry of Education in Santiago has been under attack by Chilean students who believe that a quality, free education is not a privilege but a right for all.
Launched June 17, 2013 Tom Hundley, Ana P. Santos
In Indonesia and the Philippines, explosive growth and rapid modernization test religious belief and attitudes toward family planning.
Launched June 6, 2013 Joshua Kucera
Tajikistan is chronically unstable and corrupt—and now bracing for more chaos from Afghanistan. Its president is staking his country's future on the biggest dam in the world.
Launched May 23, 2013 Aaron Nelsen, Fernando Rodriguez
Chile's coastal waters are among the richest in the world, but years of exploitation have exacted a toll on resources. As Congress debates a solution, fishing outfits scrap for their survival.
Launched May 15, 2013 Alexis Okeowo
China's investment in Zambia holds promise: billions of dollars and thousands of jobs. But after violent conflict between Zambian miners and their Chinese supervisors, does it also pose a threat?
Launched May 13, 2013 Roger Thurow
The story of 1,000 days–the vital period from the beginning of a woman's pregnancy to her child's second birthday. The fate of individuals, families, nations–and the world–depends on it.
Launched May 9, 2013 Rieke Havertz, Carlos Javier Ortiz
As the discussion about tougher gun laws gains momentum in the U.S. after mass shootings in Colorado and Connecticut, Chicago is trapped in a daily cycle of gun violence.
Launched April 28, 2013 Larry C. Price
In just a quarter century, one of the world's poorest countries has transformed itself into Africa's fourth-largest producer of gold. But at what cost to the children who labor in the mines?
Launched April 11, 2013 Fiona Lloyd-Davies, Pete Jones
With suffering in Congo unabated, a series of multimedia projects examines a ‘conflict-free’ tin mine and investigates the mass rape of civilians during the November 2012 rebellion.
Launched April 11, 2013 Sarah Neville, Emily Cadman
Britain's government is engaged in the steepest deficit reduction of modern times. A team of reporters from the Financial Times tracks the cuts and their impact.
Launched April 2, 2013 Carlos Javier Ortiz
“Too Young to Die” is a long-term exploration of the tragedy gun violence exacts on Chicago’s streets. Although over 100 children and young people died in 2012, their deaths are often overshadowed.
Launched April 1, 2013 Pete Jones
Armed militias running illegal poaching and mining rackets and backed by a powerful army general come into conflict with conservation efforts—and the local population bears the brunt of the fallout.
Launched March 28, 2013 Jacob Kushner
Chinese companies are investing billions of dollars in pursuit of Congo's minerals. What do Congolese have to gain—and to fear—from China's rise?
Launched March 21, 2013 Sarah Wildman
Jerusalem, the meeting point of three major religions, is always set aside as the final item to be resolved in any discussion of Israeli-Palestinian peace. Have we waited too long?
Launched March 19, 2013 Esha Chhabra
During two days in February, 170 million children will be vaccinated for polio in India. And in the last two years, none of them have seen polio. India moves on from polio and forays into mHealth.
Launched March 14, 2013 Yochi Dreazen
In northern Mali, far from Western eyes, a powerful Al Qaeda affiliate has managed to carve out what is effectively a new country. What they do with it will determine the future of the war on terror.
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?