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By Jane Ferguson, Dan Sagalyn, Teresa Cebrian Aranda, Charles Lyons
On Sunday, millions of people across Brazil will vote in the final round of its presidential election. They'll choose between right-wing incumbent Jair Bolsonaro, and former President Luiz Inacio Lula da Silva. To many, the future of the Amazon rainforest…
By Jane Ferguson, Teresa Cebrian Aranda, Dan Sagalyn, Charles Lyons
Preservationists in a tiny lakeside community in Michigan are using new approaches to fight the threat of flooding caused by climate change. While the fishing industry has struggled in the region, saving the historic buildings in Fishtown is critical to…
By Hari Sreenivasan, Aaron Martin, Laura Fong
Jordan is home to an estimated 3 million refugees, and the country's harsh terrain makes supplying food for them difficult. But to combat the food shortages, the U.N. World Food Program is using technologies like iris scans to track refugee…
By Christopher Livesay, Melanie Saltzman, Alessandro Pavone
Despite the release of text messages among Trump administration officials referencing both the president’s desire for Ukraine to investigate the Biden family and the idea of withholding a relationship as leverage, President Donald Trump is insisting his actions reflect a…
By Katrina Yu, Dan Sagalyn
In China, the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, putting more electric vehicles on the road is critical. Determined to become a world leader in the market, that nation has imposed a requirement that’s compelling international manufacturers to go more…
When it comes to military, global economy, and global influence, the two most important countries in the world are China and the U.S. And in recent years, both sides of that rivalry have become more combative. For our new series,…
By Christopher Livesay, Alessandro Pavone
This week Libya's prime minister and the a rival opposition leader agreed to hold nationwide elections in the war-torn country. A previous election attempt was delayed as territorial disputes and instability were allowing groups like ISIS to take advantage of…
By Malcolm Brabant
Three years into the migration crisis, Europe remains as divided as ever about how to handle the influx of people arriving illegally from Africa. Spain has overtaken Italy as their main entry point, in part because of its more welcoming…
By William Brangham, Frank Carlson
For decades, the state of Louisiana has been known as the incarceration capital of America. But over the past year, the state has been trying to shed that reputation with new reforms that decrease the prison population and save money.
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