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25 September 2016
In a “living laboratory for disaster,” a social media app is helping Jakartans improve upon the government's response to frequent flooding.
24 September 2016
After spending years in an Israeli prison, these two Palestinian men are hoping their concept for an urban food truck catches on in the West Bank city of Ramallah.
18 September 2016
The island of Crete is a crossroads for migrants and refugees. It's there that musician Stelios Petrakis finds his inspiration.
17 September 2016
4 September 2016
3 September 2016
28 August 2016
27 August 2016
"This program is trying help push us to make sure we’re not just coming out and often looking at things very simplistically or paternally..."
21 August 2016
Nicaragua has the highest cervical cancer death rate in the Americas —and women must face down societal pressure even to get treated.
20 August 2016
With all the attention being lavished on Rio, the city's poor have been largely sidelined. But one organization is hoping to give them a bit of a leg up.
7 August 2016
6 August 2016
31 July 2016
30 July 2016
24 July 2016
23 July 2016
17 July 2016
16 July 2016
Mercy Krua is a Liberian refugee who lives in Boston. Her son was also a Liberian refugee. But he decided to move back to Liberia and make his life there.
10 July 2016
Advocates say as many as 15,000 people who were adopted from abroad but never naturalized are waiting for legislation that would give them the chance to get documented too.
9 July 2016
A year before he was killed, Adel Al-Jaf said: "One day I'll leave Iraq and go to a place where people love dancing and they're not fighting it."