Marc Silver

Marc Silver appears in the following:

Whatever Happened To ... The Kenyan Kid Who Says Yoga Saved His Life?

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?


The Invisible Children With Cancer

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."


A Doctor's Insights Into Gun Violence And Gun Laws Around The World

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.


How The U.S. Compares With Other Countries In Deaths From Gun Violence

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.


The Dark Secret Of Lake Malawi: Trading Sex For Fish

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.


Why A Fearless Dad-To-Be Was Scared Of Fatherhood

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?"


We Asked, You Answered: Are Fly-In Medical Missions Helpful Or Harmful?

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.


A 16-Year-Old's Suicide Calls Attention To Pressures On Girls In India

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.


'Visual Chaos': A Photographer's View Of Cyclone Kenneth

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.


Gefilte Fish From Canned Tuna: Heresy Or ... Kinda Tasty?

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!


5 Cool Things That Could Make The World A Better Place By 2030

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.


A U.S. Hunter Paid $110,000 To Shoot A Pakistani Goat

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.


Goats And Sheep (Indirectly) Fight Fires In Heartwarming BBC Video

Friday, October 12, 2018

The animals are part of a collaboration with shepherds and firefighters to stop the spread of wildfires in northern Spain.


She Was Too Poor To Stay In School. Now She's An Inspiration To Rihanna

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.


Secrets Of Success From A 102-Year-Old Runner

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!


Goat Yoga Is 'Preposterous,' Says Goat Yoga Teacher. It's Also ... Terrific!

Monday, September 03, 2018

I'm not kidding! It is just plain fun to do yoga while curious little goats nibble and nuzzle.


Goats Might Prefer A Smile To A Frown, Study Says

Wednesday, August 29, 2018

The goats in the study gravitated toward a photograph of a happy human face.


Whatever Happened To ... The Street Kid Whose Life Was Saved By Kindness

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?


Aretha Franklin: Just Her And A Piano

Monday, August 20, 2018

A small, sterling selection of the best stripped-down performances the Queen of Soul delivered in her later years.


Why The Thai Cave Rescue Drew So Much Attention Compared To Other Crises

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.