Ashley Westerman appears in the following:
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
"Dictators see free, fair election as a threat," Monovithya Kem tells NPR. Her father, opposition leader Kem Sokha, is in jail on charges — which he denies — of trying to overthrow the government.
Tuesday, October 17, 2017
Engineers Gui Cavalcanti and Matt Oehrlein have brought science fiction to life. Their giant robot Eagle Prime fights a giant Japanese robot in an epic battle airing on Twitch on Tuesday.
Friday, September 01, 2017
Louisiana State University's live tiger mascot is an institution. Recently, the school got a new tiger — just in time for football season.
Friday, June 30, 2017
The first year of Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte's administration has come to a close. But Filipinos at home and in the U.S. are still deeply divided over his leadership.
Sunday, June 11, 2017
The Philippines has been a recent flashpoint, but violent episodes have taken place elsewhere, too. Islamist groups in the region are diverse and the threat of terrorism is not confined to ISIS.
Sunday, April 30, 2017
Four years after the deadliest garment factory disaster, a new report by Human Rights Watch finds that many global apparel companies have not signed a transparency pledge regarding its supply chains.
Sunday, April 23, 2017
We interviewed Rohingya refugees in Bangladesh and asked about their hopes for the future. We were shaken by their answers.
Friday, April 14, 2017
Rohingya Muslims fleeing a recent crackdown in Myanmar are just the latest wave of refugees to arrive in Bangladesh. But patience is wearing thin in the impoverished country with scarce resources.
Thursday, April 13, 2017
Witnesses say Myanmar forces waged a six-month campaign of murder, arson and mass rape after Rohingya militants attacked border guards. The Muslim minority has long faced persecution in Myanmar.
Wednesday, April 12, 2017
The United Nations calls the Rohingya the most persecuted people in the world. The Muslim minority group has faced abuse from the Buddhist-majority army in their own homeland of Myanmar.
Wednesday, January 25, 2017
A judge has sided with the University of Kentucky in a lawsuit against its own student newspaper, The Kentucky Kernel, over the release of a Title IX sexual assault investigation.
Monday, January 02, 2017
A court case involving the University of Kentucky and its independent student newspaper, The Kentucky Kernel, highlights how confidentiality can sometimes get in the way of justice.
Tuesday, December 06, 2016
The new short web film "It's Asian Men!" aims to tackle a big issue: Why Asian-American men are rarely cast on TV or in movies as the romantic or sexy lead. No Long Duk Dong here.
Friday, November 18, 2016
Donald Trump swept many traditionally Democratic Rust Belt states. NPR's David Greene revisits Fayette County, Pa., where thousands of Democrats crossed the aisle to vote for the real estate mogul.
Tuesday, July 05, 2016
The replica opens in Williamstown, Ky., this week. The group behind Ark Encounter and many local officials say it will be an economic boon to the area, but some locals are skeptical.
Saturday, August 17, 2013
Few American mothers could fathom a situation that would force them to leave their country in order to put food in their children's bellies, clothes on their backs and send them to school. This is the reality for many Filipina women, who cross oceans in search of jobs that pay ...