Ukrainian soldiers fire toward Russian position on the frontline in Zaporizhzhia region, Ukraine, Saturday, June 24, 2023. 

A team of journalists are on a mission to count Russian casualties


Getting accurate casualty numbers in Russia’s war against Ukraine has been very difficult. Now, a team of Russian journalists and researchers are doing the grueling work of counting Russian casualties on their own, using some unusual methods. 

Pallbearers carry the coffin of Stephen Hawking into Great St. Mary's Church.

Crowds gather to say goodbye to Stephen Hawking


Eight killed and numerous others injured in Manhattan attack called ‘terrorism’

A Salvadoran father carries his son tries as he tries to board a train with another immigrant and head to the Mexican-U.S. border, in Huehuetoca, near Mexico City.

MacArthur grant winner studies the things left behind at the US-Mexico border

A photograph of Nancy Hatch Dupree, and a bouquet of flowers are seen in her office after she passed away, in Afghanistan Centre at Kabul University (ACKU), in Kabul, Afghanistan September 10, 2017.

How Nancy Dupree became the ‘Grandmother of Afghanistan’

Professeur Jean-Marie Servant

In Niger and worldwide, legendary surgeon and humanitarian Jean-Marie Servant is mourned


Jean-Marie Servant learned his surgery techniques in the great hospitals of the world. But it was in Niger, the poorest country on the planet, where he was able to pioneer a facial reconstruction technique that now helps poor children suffering from a poverty-related disease that goes back to ancient times. Servant is remembered by his friend and colleague Daniel Cataldo.

German tanks in Poland, just days after Clare Hollingworth spotted them massing across the border

Remembering Clare Hollingworth, the journalist who broke the news of World War II


As a rookie reporter in 1939, British journalist Clare Hollingworth got the scoop of the century: World War II. It was the start of a spectacular career for a woman in the historically male world of war reporting. She died Tuesday, age 105.

Vidal Guzman

Remembering a colleague who is gone too soon


PRI’s Vidal Guzman, who worked on the client relations team, died while on vacation in Puerto Rico with his family. He was 61.

​Russia's President Vladimir Putin (L) and head of 'Fair Aid' fund Elizaveta Glinka attend a state awarding ceremony to acknowledge charity and human rights activists at the Kremlin in Moscow, Russia, December 8, 2016.

Remembering the Russian woman who traveled to war zones to save children’s lives


Elizaveta Glinka died last weekend when a Russian military plane taking off from Sochi crashed into the Black Sea. Glinka ran a Russian humanitarian foundation that helped orphans and elderly people and was flying to Syria to help deliver food and medicine to children caught up in the civil war.

Carrie Fisher poses for cameras

Remembering Carrie Fisher’s outspokenness about her alcoholism and other challenges


Carrie Fisher, who died Tuesday at the age of 60, never shied away from her personal struggles — confronting them head-on and even turning them into inspiration for her art.