After reporting in Alabama and California, NewsHour Weekend Special Correspondent Simon Ostrovsky visits the final state that the UN says can exemplify some of the country’s most egregious human rights issues. More than one third of residents in McDowell County, West Virginia are below the poverty line, and many of them only have access to dental work when the pain becomes unbearable.
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We have a moral imperative to let no Canadian child go to bed hungry. The North, a land isolated by geography and traumatized by colonialism, puts that principle to a difficult test.
How a self-testing kit for cervical cancer is changing the way Hatian-American women are getting screened.
What prevents kids in Haiti from getting the care they need?
Health organizations have been offering cervical cancer screenings to female factory workers in Haiti as a way to reduce deaths from the preventable disease.
In Haiti, where there is no radiation therapy or access to the HPV vaccine, women are dying from cervical cancer, a disease that’s both preventable and treatable.
Moises Saman’s latest work captures the terrible aftermath of the country’s civil war among its Tamil minority.
Australia and New Zealand contract with companies to design and manage facilities and reward the companies financially if their prisoners’ recidivism rates fall.
A Yemeni boy was offered a free motorcycle from al-Qaida militants trying to lure recruits. This led to a search by his parents to rescue him in time—while a U.S. drone overhead was on the prowl.
The United States has waged a drone war in Yemen for 16 years, trying to suppress al-Qaida’s branch here. But the campaign has had a hidden cost: civilians cut down by the drones’ missiles.
By investing billions of dollars in Pakistan and dozens of other countries, China is gaining cultural cachet worldwide.
Abandonment, persecution, violence: childhoods are lost as young Nigerians are branded as witches.