Maanvi Singh

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Gang Rape Of Two Teens Leads To An Unusual Step — A Trial

Monday, January 30, 2017

In the Puntland region of Somalia, clan elders usually rule on a rape case. But a community court heard this one — and issued its verdict on Sunday.


Young Syrian Risked His Life To Film Oscar-Nominated Doc

Tuesday, January 24, 2017

He began posting videos of rescue missions on YouTube — and ended up working as a videographer for the Oscar-nominated 'The White Helmets.'


Doctors And Nurses Of Aleppo Wonder What To Do Next

Sunday, January 22, 2017

They took tremendous risks to treat the wounded. Now they've fled the Syrian city and face an uncertain future.


The Friendship Bench Can Help Chase The Blues Away

Tuesday, January 10, 2017

A psychiatrist in Zimbabwe had a brainstorm. What if there were a place where people who are depressed could seek counseling without having to go to a clinic.


What Hashtagged In 2016? Women's Rights, Pollution And Pokemon Go

Thursday, December 29, 2016

They were used to clap back at a racist cartoon and express grief for the Syrian war. The world in 2016, captured in hashtags.


VIDEO: Time-Lapse Google Maps Show How The World Is Changing

Saturday, December 17, 2016

Google sifted through 5 million satellite images to create a series of zoomable, time-lapse videos depicting the human impact on the planet.


Study: Vast Majority Of People Who Are Depressed Do Not Seek Help

Friday, December 02, 2016

In poor countries, only 1 in 27 people received minimally adequate care. In wealthy countries, it's 1 in 5.


The Last Hospital In Eastern Aleppo Is No More

Monday, November 28, 2016

With the fall of Omar Bin Abdul Aziz hospital, the remaining civilians have nowhere to seek treatment for injuries or illness.


Eat It, Don't Leave It: How London Became A Leader In Anti-Food Waste

Tuesday, November 22, 2016

In the English capital, apps and small-scale businesses abound that let restaurants and food vendors share leftovers with the public for free, and otherwise reduce the amount of edibles they toss.


Iran Plans To Hang Child Bride Charged With Killing Her Husband

Friday, October 14, 2016

International laws and treaties forbid the execution of an offender who was a juvenile at the time of the crime. Zeinab Sekaanvand was 17 when she was charged with stabbing her husband to death.


Young Syrian With A Dream Risks His Life To Film New Netflix Doc

Monday, September 26, 2016

Khaled Khateeb wants to show the world the heroic efforts of the White Helmets — a search-and-rescue group in Syria that's the subject of a new Netflix documentary.


Let's Talk Tiki Bars: Harmless Fun Or Exploitation?

Wednesday, September 07, 2016

These faux-Polynesian bars first became popular in the 1960s. Now, they're making a comeback. But some Pacific Islanders say there is a darker side to these downtown slices of paradise.


The Science Of Why Onions Make Us Cry

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

Sure, their beautiful, multilayered complexity has moved poets to weep. But the real answer is more practical: A bulb's gotta keep the baddies away. We get the lowdown from a chemist.


Check Out These Musicians Who Literally Play With Their Food

Friday, May 27, 2016

It turns out beans aren't the only musical fruit. The London Vegetable Orchestra is one of many musical acts that uses all sorts of fruit and veg to produce sweet (and savory) sounds.


VIDEO: Watch An Afghan Calligrapher's Gifted Hands Create A Miniature Work Of Art

Saturday, May 14, 2016

Sughra Hussainy, a 27-year-old artist from Afghanistan, never imagined her talent in traditional Persian calligraphy would take her around the world.


Care Packages: How The U.S. Won Hearts Through Stomachs After WWII

Wednesday, May 11, 2016

Before they were boxes of comforting essentials sent to college students, soldiers and others far from home, care packages were a vital lifeline for thousands of displaced families in postwar Europe.


Notorious FDA? Feds Turn To Hip-Hop To Tamp Down Teen Smoking

Monday, May 09, 2016

For its latest anti-tobacco campaign, the Food and Drug Administration wants to harness hip-hop swagger to reach minority teens — who disproportionately suffer the consequences of smoking.


When It Came To Food, Neanderthals Weren't Exactly Picky Eaters

Friday, April 29, 2016

During the Ice Age, it seems Neanderthals tended to chow down on whatever was most readily available. Early humans, on the other hand, maintained a consistent diet regardless of environmental changes.


In Honor Of #NationalPoetryMonth: Your Favorite Poems About Food And Farming

Sunday, April 24, 2016

Gastronomy and poetry are a natural pairing. After all, both provide necessary nourishment. We asked you to share your favorite selections about farming and food and gathered them up here.


Is Samoa's Obesity Epidemic A Harbinger For Other Developing Nations?

Thursday, April 07, 2016

Obesity and Type 2 diabetes are becoming more common all over the world. But the tiny Samoan islands now have the highest rates. An epidemiologist blames changes in diet brought on by globalization.