For decades since the 1970s, the Duluth-Superior port has been a juggernaut of coal, shipping it primarily around the Great Lakes region. But as energy use in the Great Lakes changes, so does the port.
There has been a growing climate movement in Duluth, a city that has increasingly advertised itself as an outdoor haven with access to fresh air, clean water, and Lake Superior.
Collaborating with local journalists in Tanzania sheds new light on critical topics.
Women in sub-Saharan Africa provide more than half the farm labor yet are five times less likely than men to own land.
Many African women still struggle for rights — for the right to go to school, to marry when and whom they choose, to own farmland and livestock.
Mariam was the victim of double bad luck: First, that mosquito gave her malaria. Second, it was cerebral malaria, a form of the disease that is so severe it often kills children.
Costa Kiggundu had one question for an American visitor to her home in a gritty Kampala slum: "What will happen if you stop sending the drugs?"
It's a life-or-death question for Kiggundu, her son and all of her friends at the clinic where she gets medicine to help her body fight HIV infection, which killed her husband.