German Bundeswehr army soldiers of the International Security Assistance Force (ISAF) wear Santa Claus hats as they attend a Christmas celebration at Camp Marmal in Mazar-e-Sharif, Afghanistan, on Dec. 22.
The three keys to successfully helping out in a new community, he says, are being humble, volunteering constantly – and sharing the credit.
Returning to Afghanistan from the US, Razia Jan stood up to opposition and founded the Zabuli Education Center, which now has a roster of more than 400 girls in kindergarten through ninth grade.
With presidential hopeful Rick Perry now leading polls of GOP voters by double digits, Mitt Romney is having to pivot toward the tea party, which is not his natural constituency.
The number of people around the world without access to clean water is growing. The answer may not be huge dams but rainwater collection and other micro-projects involving families and communities.
Readers write in about the US Civil War and Africa's agricultural promise.
Two great American traditions merge when horror icon Stephen King turns his attention to baseball.
Leslie Clark, a California artist, creates ‘fixed points’ along nomads' routes to bring health care and education to Niger.
Gen. Frederick C. Weyand, the last commander of all US forces in Vietnam, passed away on Friday. From Vietnam and Korea, where he was a battalion commander, Weyand surmised 'that Iraq and Afghanistan will be with us for a long time to come.'