As much as 'patriotism' blooms in the national debate, there is little agreement on what it is. Or who owns it. Or who is a patriot.
As Boko Haram’s war against education grinds into its 10th year, a quiet counterinsurgency is also building strength. It’s a fight with unlikely front lines.
Men may come into fatherhood programs feeling like unappreciated “cash registers,” but the idea is to have them leave better equipped to play a unique, essential role in their children’s lives.
Although migrants have been important contributors to Beijing’s economic growth, they have also placed a considerable burden on its infrastructure and public services. Over the past three years, officials have embarked on an aggressive campaign to limit their numbers.
A coral reef is thriving mysteriously beneath a busy shipping zone in Colombia. The secrets of its resilience could help protect other vulnerable reefs, scientists say.
A wave of vets-turned-candidates are vowing to temper the culture of tribalism with a greater spirit of bipartisanship.
The world’s superpowers rush to exploit the Arctic as the sea ice melts.
For Puerto Ricans hit hard by hurricanes, feeling forgotten as they pick up the pieces is yet another blow. But as communities band together to recover, some also find encouragement, empowerment, and inspiration for deeper changes after the power returns.
The South African city has avoided becoming the world's first to run out of water – for now. It's 'good to learn these lessons now,' one water engineer says. 'Cape Town isn't the only city in the world that's going to need them for the future.'
In the past decade, the Vermont maple syrup industry has boomed, bringing outside investors, private equity firms, and a host of new challenges and opportunities to the Green Mountain State.
Development experts around the world are increasingly focused on girls as a linchpin of economic and social progress. In Thennamadevi, though, teen girls have taken action on their own, improving their village with a speed that would make any official envious.
In the struggle to deal with the explosion of abusive and hateful content on social media sites, Germany is staking out one of the most aggressive and far-reaching positions of any country in the world – and is being closely watched as a result.
Many low-income students who are the first generation in their families to go to college feel pressure to succeed and grapple with one of the most difficult transitions in a modern, developed society – moving from one socioeconomic class to another.
Investors, the news media, and academia are all beginning to recognize that interactive gaming lies at a confluence of evolving technology and shifting demographics that is transforming entertainment.
Giselle Mörch realized how much the concept of forgiveness had always been an abstraction for her. But now, confronted with the call to forgive in a way she could never have imagined, it has become something more wrenching and tumultuous, she says.
From Iceland and Israel to Mexico and South Korea, schools around the world increasingly see rooting out sexism as their domain, before it takes hold and expresses itself in workplace abuse or domestic violence. Part 8 of Reaching for Equity: a global series on gender and power.
As the world prepares to watch the best athletes on earth bedazzle with their talents in the snow-gauzed mountains of South Korea, there's a fundamental question: When it comes to sports – especially Olympic sports – is culture destiny?
This is a story of two men – a lawman and an outlaw – and of promising lives shattered, of families betrayed, and, maybe, just maybe, of redemption. It is a story of a crime as old as the country (cattle rustling) and of a scourge as new as last night’s news (methamphetamine use).
For a visiting journalist, the country of today feel worlds away from the China she first encountered decades earlier.
A year into the presidency, Trump’s freewheeling, norm-busting approach to the office is the new normal.
A broad movement has sprung out of Ferguson, in which white people are increasingly joining a spirited crusade by black people to foster racial equity in St. Louis. They see the Midwestern city as a modern Selma, Ala., fueling a new civil rights movement.
New technologies on the horizon will transform how we work and live.
Iran has achieved milestones of leverage and influence that rival any regional power in the past half-century. While there are limits to how far it can extend its authority, Tehran’s rapid rise poses new challenges to the US, Israel, and Saudi Arabia as it undermines their previous dominance. How far can Tehran extend its reach?
One method of stemming greenhouse gases – by pruning excessive undergrowth that prevents forests from flourishing – is one of a slew of quixotic ideas being worked on by scientists and researchers around the world to help solve what could be the dominant issue of the next 100 years.
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