From migrants in Greece, to the Taliban takeover in Afghanistan, to rebuilding Lebanon and Haiti, our correspondents from around the globe bring you images of the important stories of 2021.
Yemen? Boko Haram? Syria's massive refugee crisis? All missed the cut in the president's speech.
Inspired by Philadelphia’s South Asian American Digital Archive, and its project that collects immigrants' stories about their first days in America, we’ve begun gathering similar stories from immigrants throughout the globe. This next installment comes from Vladimir Voina, a journalist from Moscow who has written for Russian and US newspapers. In 1989, he moved to Boston for a journalism fellowship and stayed. He spoke about his early memories of America with The World's Global Nation editor Monica Campbell.
Soccer is like a religion for many Mexicans, but for many in the Yucatán Maya community, baseball is also a top sport. And some Mayas have brought that passion with them to California. There's even a mostly Maya baseball league there.
As word spread about the new Pope, many Latino Catholics in the US celebrated the historic choice of a pontiff from Argentina. But it is also clear that, just like in Latin America, the Catholic monopoly over Latin America immigrants is also shrinking.
Many Americans with family roots elsewhere in the world celebrate Thanksgiving meals that don't include turkey or cranberry sauce.
Between their religion and their generally conservative culture, Mitt Romney ought to have a lock on their vote. But many in the Latino Mormon community are torn between voting for a fellow Mormon — and their dislike of his immigration policies.
Some Catholic priests are trying to protect the migrants from central and south America by setting up shelters along the way.
Students at Oikos University in Oakland, California, are still waiting for their classes to resume. A lone gunman killed seven people there Monday and police are still collecting evidence.