Claire Harbage

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Hawaii's spirit of aloha helps restore a wildfire-damaged community

Saturday, September 16, 2023

Native Hawaiians say the aloha spirit is unique — and it's helping them recover.


Their house miraculously survived the wildfire, but no longer feels like home

Friday, September 08, 2023

It's unclear when water and power will be restored in Lahaina, but one family is working hard to ready their home for return anyway.


This cafe never closed after Lahaina's fires, extending a lifeline of normalcy

Tuesday, August 29, 2023

At Java Jazz, locals displaced by the fires can reconnect, share a drink and listen to music. "We felt like, we will continue on with life," the owner says. "We can't just go and throw in the towel."


Maui's surf pros paddle out with kids from Lahaina for a healing surf session

Monday, August 28, 2023

Families displaced by wildfire get a welcome reprieve as a surf session for kids and families gave them a chance for a normal Saturday.


A Ukrainian rescue worker's memories are on pause as he evacuates people

Wednesday, August 23, 2023

After a classmate was killed in his hometown of Bakhmut — the longest and bloodiest battle in Russia's war on Ukraine — a rescue worker volunteered to evacuate people from the front lines.


She's 12. A rocket took her leg. She defines the pain and resilience of Yemen

Friday, August 04, 2023

Shaimaa Ali Ahmed lost her leg at age 6 after happening upon an unexploded rocket. Children like her bear an outsized burden from the civil war, where land mines and ordnance litter the landscape.


The Cossacks' traditions live on near the front lines in Ukraine

Tuesday, August 01, 2023

Zaporizhzhian Cossacks are warriors who have been revered for centuries in Ukraine. A family is maintaining the Cossack traditions by training people with swords, maces and their bare hands.


She saved the diary of a Ukrainian writer killed by Russia. Then she was killed, too

Saturday, July 15, 2023

Award-winning novelist Victoria Amelina, who retrained as a war crimes researcher to document Russian atrocities and preserve Ukrainian culture, has met a tragic end.


Up past curfew, the party lasts all night at a basement dance club in Ukraine

Friday, June 23, 2023

Despite more than a year of war in Ukraine, regular missile strikes and power outages, the party goes all night long at a basement club in Kharkiv.


Ukraine's troops long planned their move on Russian forces. Then came the flood

Thursday, June 22, 2023

Soldiers spent months making clandestine trips across Ukraine's Dnipro River to plan the counteroffensive. Instead of facing off against Russian forces, this unit found itself fighting floodwaters.


A front-line city in Yemen is desperate for change after nearly a decade of civil war

Wednesday, June 21, 2023

Nearly a decade of civil war has destroyed millions of Yemeni lives, but perhaps nowhere has it been felt more than in the neighborhoods in Taiz that are closest to the fighting.


California wants to store floodwaters underground. It's harder than it sounds

Wednesday, May 24, 2023

Even during epic floods, California is trying to prepare for the next drought by capturing water from this year's epic winter storms.


California's epic snowpack is melting. Here's what to expect

Friday, May 05, 2023

Warmer temperatures are melting the state's historic snowpack. Already flooded communities downstream are scrambling to prepare for the surge.


California's destructively wet winter has a bright side. You'll want to see it

Friday, April 21, 2023

California's year of endless storms has seeded superblooms of wildflowers and provided a boost to some of the state's endangered ecosystems.


This Ukrainian widower's superpower is repairing the home he shared with his wife

Friday, April 21, 2023

"He's giving us hope this neighborhood will come back to life," says a neighbor in the apartment building in Kharkiv damaged during Russia's invasion.


How the war in Ukraine has forever changed the children in one kindergarten class

Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Broken glass, empty desks and a love story: War brought upheaval, scattering classmates across the world. Here's how they're settling in after schooling, friendships and families were uprooted.


Ukraine's elderly often remain behind; here's how they've survived a year of war

Monday, April 10, 2023

Millions of elderly Ukrainians have remained behind since Russia launched its full-scale invasion in February 2022. The country has the highest proportion of elderly affected by war.


A rehab center revives traumatized Ukrainian troops before their return to battle

Thursday, March 30, 2023

Built largely with Western donations, the spa-like retreat provides soldiers with counseling, aromatherapy and more. But most soldiers are there for no more than a week.


Janet Yellen visits Ukraine and pledges even more U.S. economic aid

Monday, February 27, 2023

Treasury Secretary Janet Yellen made a surprise visit to Ukraine and announced $1.25 billion in economic aid as the country's war with Russia goes into its second year.


Turkey's Antakya is in ruins after the quake, erasing cultural and religious heritage

Saturday, February 25, 2023

The city of Antakya, known in antiquity as Antioch, was at the crossroads of civilizations for centuries. After the Feb. 6 earthquake, many of its centuries-old monuments and sites lie in ruins.