A toxic brew lingers in the skies over India, created by everything from agricultural burning to industrial pollution. Cars are also a major contributor, with roughly 1400 vehicles added to the roads daily. Special correspondent Fred de Sam Lazaro examined…
“The predominant response that I've had has been--they've waited their whole lives for this,” said NiK Kacy, who launched a footwear company that makes smaller-sized masculine dress shoes.
Cities, residents and businesses across the U.S. and the world are seeking ways to end the expensive cycle of rebuilding after natural disasters.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
The concept of orphanages has long been considered outdated in developed countries. In the developing world, however, these institutions still house hundreds of thousands of children. But the surprising reality is that the parents of most of these children are…
Chef Sean Sherman, founder of the company The Sioux Chef, uses ingredients native to the Americas to draw attention to the long-forgotten Native culinary tradition. His research and cooking are also a way to push back against processed foods that…
By Deema Zein, Mahlia Posey
Schools and nonprofits are trying to address what they see as a growing problem, as more children need eyeglasses but can’t afford them or haven't been tested.
By Gretchen Frazee
The head of the United Nations is setting a daunting goal at the U.N. climate summit in New York this week: completely transform the world’s economies to be more sustainable and find solutions to climate change.
By Nsikan Akpan
A new thermoelectric generator could bring light to one billion people who live without power...if market forces will let it.
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
From Angola to the former Yugoslavia, land mines are a lethal legacy of wars over long ago. Cambodia is among the most affected countries, with millions of buried explosives that kill and maim people each year. Now, an organization is…
By PBS NewsHour
It’s been one year since the Ebola epidemic outbreak in the Democratic Republic of Congo. So far, more than 2,400 cases have been detected and over 1,700 people have died from Ebola. Richard Preston’s new book “Crisis in the Red…
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