The good news: Millions of people in developing countries have moved out of abject poverty. They'll need a different kind of aid, centering on education. But millions more are trapped at the bottom and need help just to survive.
This holiday season, get gifts for everyone on your list plus some with gift matching programs. Retailers like Toms and Stone + Cloth are offering buy one, give one programs so you can buy presents for friends while giving to the less fortunate at no extra cost.
Nelson Mandela’s passing has impacted the global community, and a letter from a father to his children aims to capture the impact the South African leader had on his life.
The UN-sanctioned military operation will put 1,200 troops on the ground by the weekend, and follows months of clashes in the increasingly unstable country.