Beijing Reacts to Record Smog Cloud


China is the world’s fastest growing major economy, but the resulting pollution from factories and vehicles has made it dangerous for some city residents to…read more

Mali Conflict Puts Manuscripts in Danger


Click here to download video Although the city of Timbuktu in Mali is now an impoverished town of about 30,000 people, it has a long…read more

French Forces Advance in Mali


Click here to download video The ongoing conflict in the North African nation of Mali between the combined Malian and French forces in the south…read more

African “World War” Flares in Congo


For the last two decades fighting in the Central East African countries of Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has killed…read more

On Thanksgiving, a Look at Programs That Aim to Feed the Hungry


In November, millions of people across America sit down at a dinner table and enjoy a generous Thanksgiving Day meal, but this isn’t the case…read more

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