Priyanka Boghani

Deputy Digital Editor

Why the U.S. Doesn't Always Know Who It's Killing in Drone Strikes
The U.S. has broken drone strikes into two categories: One where officials identify a specific individual to kill, and another where they don't.
April 23, 2015
After a Month of Airstrikes, Where Does Yemen Stand?
A Saudi-led coalition ended a campaign of airstrikes on Tuesday only to launch a new operation on Wednesday. What does it mean for the future of Yemen?
April 22, 2015
Report: Boko Haram Has Abducted More Than 2,000 Since Start of '14
It is now one year since the militant group Boko Haram kidnapped more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls from Chibok. We may not know where they are, but a grim report from Amnesty International offers a glimpse into the trials the kidnapped girls may be facing.
April 14, 2015
Al Qaeda Exploiting the Conflict in Yemen, says Pentagon Chief
Defense Secretary Ashton Carter warned that Al Qaeda in the Arabian Peninsula was exploiting a power vacuum in Yemen and "making direct gains on the ground."
April 8, 2015
Who's Who in the Fight for Yemen
Who is fighting who in Yemen, and what does each side in the increasingly complex battle stand for?
April 6, 2015
With Yemen in Turmoil, Al Qaeda Breaks Hundreds Out of Prison
The assault on a prison in the city of Al Mukalla comes as a new United Nations report finds that Al Qaeda and ISIS have attracted more than 25,000 foreign fighters from over 100 countries.
April 2, 2015
Report: Boko Haram Has Claimed More Than 1,000 Lives in 2015
A new report from Human Rights Watch finds that the pace of attacks by the Nigerian extremist group is up over last year, when nearly 4,000 were killed by them.
March 27, 2015
Dr. Paul Offit: "A Choice Not To Get a Vaccine Is Not a Risk-Free Choice"
"The only way in which you can really effectively stop transmission is to vaccinate," says Paul Offit, the chief of the division of infectious diseases at Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and a co-developer of a vaccine for rotavirus.
March 23, 2015
Dr. Robert W. Sears: Why Partial Vaccinations May Be an Answer
In the absence of consensus between concerned parents and public health officials over vaccine safety, partial vaccinations for children may be a middle ground, says pediatrician Robert Sears.
March 23, 2015
Alvaro and Myriam Fontan: Herd Immunity is the "Only Thing" to Protect a Child Like Ours
Alvaro and Myriam are the parents of Vanessa, who was just 40 days old -- too young to have been vaccinated for whooping cough -- when she became extremely ill.
March 23, 2015
J.B. Handley: No Study Shows "Vaccines Didn't Cause My Son's Autism"
The cofounder of the autism advocacy site Generation Rescue says that if he ran the CDC, he would give "far fewer" vaccinations to children, "and I'd give them in a much more careful way."
March 23, 2015
Study: Antibiotic Use in Animals Projected to Soar
The use of antibiotics in food animals has become a public health concern due to the growing threat of antibiotic-resistant bacteria. A new study predicts that antibiotic use will only increase around the world as the demand for meat rises.
March 23, 2015