Writer Edwidge Danticat speaks with Anchor Marco Werman about her latest novel "Claire of the Sea Light."
Recent reports have accused Pakistan's Islamic, religious schools as being training grounds for terrorists. But most students attend the schools, called madrassas, for a purely spiritual purpose.
A new magazine aims to provide a voice for adult adoptees around the country. Many of the magazine's contributors are from Minnesota, a state with a rich history of international adoption. Minnesota Public Radio's Laura Yuen reports.
The World's multimedia producer Sonia Narang is wrapping up a three-week trip to Nepal where she's been reporting on the difficult lives of women who still abide by centuries-old traditions.
The World's Matthew Bell has the story of a school in Ramallah that's a refuge from the stress of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. It's believed to be the West Bank's only ballet school.
Italian paleopathologist Valentina Giuffra has been studying the skeletons of nine children born to the Medici family in Florence during the Renaissance. She tells anchor Marco Werman that their bones showed signs of rickets.
A new study outlines 10 key nutrition interventions that could save almost a million children a year. Host Marco Werman speaks with lead author Zulfiqar Bhutta of Pakistan's Aga Khan University.
There's a new attraction in Berlin: Barbie - The Dreamhouse Experience. It's a massive pink building with a giant pink high-heeled shoe out front. Even though it just opened on Thursday, it's been drawing protests for weeks now.