How a country’s wishful thinking was shattered by a brutal national defeat.
In 2018 in Japan, more than 1,000 people died during an unprecedented heat wave. In 2019, scientists proved it would have been impossible without global warming.
Pulitzer Center grantee Sarah Aziza discusses what it’s like for women to escape Saudi Arabia when their every move is policed by men.
In this investigative history, Prof. Paul Kramer uncovers the ways that the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan, and the "war on terror," siphoned away resources for natural disaster response.
Survivors are suffering from serious complications, and they need help now.
Slate’s Behold blog interviews photographer Alice Proujansky on her photo essay about an immigrant nanny trying to move her son into the middle class.
In war-torn Ukraine, the world's oldest steppe reserve - home to zebras, buffaloes and wildebeests - fights for survival.
Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan and his Islamist Party are more powerful than ever. Is the nation’s democracy under siege?
Tuberculosis isn’t history, and it’s much more dangerous than malaria or Ebola.
Droughts. Bandits. Locusts. Inside the boom and bust of a Madagascar frontier town.
Azerbaijan's intolerance for journalists, Armenians and gays makes for an awkward Eurovision song contest.
U.N. peacekeepers have been stationed in Abyei since 2005. But when northern tanks rolled into town on May 21, there was little they could do to protect civilians.