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From Murals To Tweets: The Global South Shows Solidarity With George Floyd Protests

Saturday, June 06, 2020

Whether by painting murals, tweeting or taking to the streets, people in countries struggling with conflict, poverty and other crises are showing support for the Black Lives Matter movement.


Coronavirus FAQs: How To Stay Safe While Protesting, When To Go Out After Recovery

Friday, June 05, 2020

Also: If I head to a new state or country for a visit, do I need to self-isolate to protect others in case I'm contagious?


Coronavirus FAQs: Is It Safer To Fly Or Drive? Is Air Conditioning A Threat?

Saturday, May 30, 2020

They're not exactly easy questions to answer. In the first case, you must consider motel cleaning regimens and the hazards of driving vs. the risk of sitting next to a sneezy air traveler.


6 Pieces Of Advice From A Veteran Contact Tracer And A Newbie

Monday, May 25, 2020

Get friendly with community leaders; be prepared to be judged by others. Disease detectives from California and Liberia share their best insights.


Exiting USAID Chief On The Pandemic, Foreign Aid, Trump's Policies

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Mark Green talks to NPR about what it's like leaving during a global health crisis — and what the future may hold for the agency.


Gen Z Under Lockdown: How They're Coping, From TikTok To Virtual Drinks

Wednesday, April 08, 2020

Gen Z has been criticized for not taking social distancing seriously. We talk to teens and people in their early 20s around the world about why they're staying home — and how they're staying sane.


As Restaurants Across The Country Close Their Doors, Deliveries Pick Up

Sunday, March 22, 2020

The service industry is taking a serious hit due to social distancing. But delivery drivers for Uber Eats say their business is on the rise.


Pole Dancing Made It To The Super Bowl. Now It Wants Another Stage: The Olympics

Thursday, March 12, 2020

The International Pole Sports Federation is working to get pole dancing permanently recognized as a sport. Advocates say it combines strength, flexibility, creativity and a whole lot of training.


Bad Bunny Shows Us His Version Of Old-School

Monday, March 02, 2020

One of the most creative pop stars of the era gets back to basics, as only he can.


20 Years After She Unplugged For MTV, Shakira Taught Me To See Myself

Thursday, February 27, 2020

Dancing to the mariachi horns of "Ciega, Sordomuda," one young Latina found a deep, unwavering love staring her in the face. It just took a song about being blinded by emotion to see it clearly.


Obamas' Portraits Going On Tour Next Year

Friday, February 07, 2020

The National Portrait Gallery unveiled the official portraits of Barack and Michelle Obama two years ago this month. Now it is sending them on a yearlong tour to five cities.


Women's March Draws A Smaller, But Passionate Crowd

Saturday, January 18, 2020

In its fourth annual iteration, the anti-Trump protest focused on climate change, reproductive justice and immigration.


After Controversial Leaders Step Down, The Women's March Tries Again In 2020

Friday, January 17, 2020

For the fourth year, the anti-Trump Women's March will stage events in Washington, D.C., and other places. After years of controversy, the group now has new leadership and a new focus.


Scrunchie Cat And Friends: Global Social Media Moments We Loved In 2019

Saturday, December 21, 2019

They're sweet. And funny! And weird! Here's a sampling of viral videos, tweets and TikToks from around the world.


7 Of Our Most Popular Global Health And Development Stories In 2019

Friday, December 20, 2019

Secrets of Inuit parenting, a Mongolian heavy metal band and a controversial medical center in Uganda were among the topics that drew the most readers.


How Online Grocery Delivery Could Help Alleviate Food Deserts

Thursday, December 19, 2019

Delivery service could make it easier to access fresh, healthy food in these areas, a study finds. It lends support to a pilot program that lets people pay for these groceries with food stamps.


Miss Universe 2019 Is Young, Gifted And An Outspoken Believer In 'Black Girl Magic'

Monday, December 09, 2019

Zozibini Tunzi of South Africa speaks out on "natural" beauty, gender equality and climate change.


How Evo Morales Made Bolivia A Better Place ... Before He Was Forced To Flee

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

After a controversial reelection in October, the Bolivian leader has sought asylum in Mexico. But despite the turmoil, there is another perspective on the nearly 14 years he held office.


PHOTOS: How Families Eat In The Arctic: From An $18 Box Of Cookies To Polar Bear Stew

Tuesday, November 26, 2019

In the Canadian Arctic, food that's shipped in can be costly. People still hunt as their ancestors did — for seal, polar bear and narwhal.


Meet The Filmmaker Reinventing How African Women Are Portrayed In Movies

Sunday, November 10, 2019

Two deeply personal films from Cameroonian Rosine Mbakam won critical acclaim in the U.S. by grappling with how families maintain traditions in a time of global migration and generational change.