One of the cities hit hardest by the wave of home foreclosures was Stockton, Calif., a city that later declared bankruptcy.
One of India’s biggest challenges is providing clean water to all of its 1.3 billion citizens.
Thousands of Africans attempt to reach European soil by scaling fences surrounding Spanish cities.
A Brazilian organization uses ballet to help disadvantaged youth improve their lives.
A growing number of Maasai in Kenya are ending female circumcision and replacing it with other coming-of-age rituals.
The City of Philadelphia Mural Arts Program has produced more than 3,600 murals throughout the city.
Papua province is the epicenter for HIV/AIDS in Indonesia, the world's fourth largest country.
Women and even girls continue to be the victims of acid attacks by men in Bangladesh and other countries.
There has been a renewed interest in traditional Indian spiritual practices by Native and other Americans alike.
Every year nonprofits and government agencies partner to help resettle the more than one million new immigrants to the United States.