See photos retracing the route of Gandhi’s famous Salt March and learn about the photographer’s experience in this interview.
Survival experts discuss what the Thai soccer team that was trapped in a cave did right to get through the two weeks before they were rescued.
The brief found at the top right of the link summarizes this report’s analysis of global protests since the mid-2000s. Click “Annex” for a chart that lists dozens of protest movements from 2010-2015 and their motivations.
What happens to the stuff you no longer need? In this interview, author Edward Humes describes the huge amount of trash created in the United States and explains where it goes when we throw it away.
Champion runner Kayla Montgomery refuses to let Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis halt her running career. Read about her here.
Many high school and college seniors looked forward to markers of success such as graduation for years. Now they’re coping with disappointment.
COVID-19 has the potential to overwhelm hospital resources and infect staff. Find out how robots are helping to ease both of those problems.
Italians sing to each other, offering camaraderie and solace during these difficult times.
Read about how the global coronavirus pandemic exacerbated existing prejudices around the world.
During a pandemic, simply going to work is a big risk for medical professionals. Read one doctor’s story.
A journalist reflects on the relationship she formed with a woman finding hope even in turmoil.
The minority Uighurs in China face mistreatment, re-education, and forced labor. Learn what some big companies have to say about their role.
In challenging times, some people step up to help others, even people they don’t know. Read about some of the lighthearted kindnesses being shared.
A surprising side effect of the lockdowns imposed during the global coronavirus pandemic is the sight of wild animals on deserted city streets.
A global pandemic shines a light on how different nations respond to a crisis. Read about why some countries have had better results than others.
The U.S. Women’s National Team (USWNT) has for decades won far more games and sold far more merchandise than their male counterparts. So why are they still paid less?
Many previously deadly diseases have been reined in by vaccines that we now take for granted. But the development of a vaccine can take a year or more.
With the way we learn and work upended by social isolation rules, one writer argues that it’s time to change the way educators’ work is valued.
Learn about the complicated path a virus must take to jump from animals to humans.
In the uncertainty surrounding the global coronavirus pandemic, many people feel worried or anxious. Here are some tips for managing fear.