Marc Silver appears in the following:
Saturday, August 31, 2019
When Walter Mugwe was a teenager in Nairobi, he was angry, frustrated — and getting into trouble. Then came yoga. Now he's 30. Is the practice still his passion?
Friday, August 23, 2019
A study looks at the toll of cancer on children around the world. Co-author Dr. Lisa Force of St. Jude hospital says: "An important prognostic indicator for survival is where that child is living."
Tuesday, August 06, 2019
Vin Gupta, a critical-care physician with military experience and a scientist at the Institute for Health Metrics and Evaluation, talks about the U.S., Mexico, South Africa and Afghanistan.
Monday, August 05, 2019
The national average in the U.S. is 4.43 deaths per 100,000. By contrast, in Canada, the figure is 0.47 per 100,000. In Bangladesh, it's 0.07 deaths per 100,000.
Friday, June 28, 2019
Along the lakes of Malawi and Kenya, men catch fish and women sell the fish. But there's a controversial practice that's part of the business.
Friday, June 14, 2019
Kennedy Odede was frightened by the prospect of becoming a dad: "I should do it the right way. But by the way ... what is the right way?"
Sunday, June 02, 2019
Our readers weigh in on volunteer missions, where Western medical workers spent a short time in a poor country providing free care.
Thursday, May 02, 2019
She was the first in her family to make it to 10th grade. When she saw her final exam grades, she was upset. And then she killed herself.
Monday, April 29, 2019
A photojournalist was "overwhelmed" by what he saw while documenting the second killer storm to strike Mozambique in the past six weeks.
Wednesday, April 17, 2019
The traditional Passover dish can be made from fresh fish or frozen fillets. It's sold at gourmet shops and in jars at the supermarket. Turns out there's one more twist .... tuna fish gefilte fish!
Monday, April 15, 2019
The 5 recipients of the Skoll Awards for Social Entrepreneurship predict how their projects will make the world a better place.
Thursday, February 14, 2019
A trophy hunting program aims to protect the national animal, a goat called the markhor. Local social media was full of protests. But there's another side to the story.
Friday, October 12, 2018
The animals are part of a collaboration with shepherds and firefighters to stop the spread of wildfires in northern Spain.
Wednesday, October 10, 2018
Angeline Murimirwa is lauded as one of the world's most influential women for her work with a charity that gives scholarships to poor girls in Africa. She herself was once one of those girls.
Friday, September 14, 2018
Man Kaur just earned two golds in the World Masters Athletics Championship in Spain. And she didn't even start running until she was 93!
Monday, September 03, 2018
I'm not kidding! It is just plain fun to do yoga while curious little goats nibble and nuzzle.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
The goats in the study gravitated toward a photograph of a happy human face.
Wednesday, August 29, 2018
Kennedy Odede was a homeless kid in the slum of Kibera in Nairobi, Kenya. Now he's the founder of a successful nonprofit helping his community. How are he and his group faring?
Monday, August 20, 2018
A small, sterling selection of the best stripped-down performances the Queen of Soul delivered in her later years.
Tuesday, July 10, 2018
The world was riveted by the 12 soccer team members trapped in a cave in Thailand. But there are many youngsters who are struggling to survive — and who aren't in the spotlight.