Vacationing in Afghanistan
Two filmmakers travel through stunning landscapes to show a side of this war-torn country rarely seen by westerners.
Iraq and Back
Wounded Marine Major Justin Constantine returned from Iraq and is rebuilding his life while helping other wounded veterans.
Thug Life
Run almost entirely by ex-cons, a D.C. outreach organization works to help gang members and at-risk youth.
High School Heroin Ring
A serious drug epidemic sweeps across Northern Virginia, where upper-middle-class adolescents are getting hooked, overdosing and dying.
Rape in Haiti's Tent Cities
Following the devastating earthquake, many Haitian women and girls now face a new kind of terror. (Time)
Finding Supermodels in Rural Brazil
Scouts comb farming villages offering winsome teenage girls the opportunity to become the next Gisele Bündchen. (NYT)
All That Jazz
Top musicians from around the world descend on Rochester, NY for its annual 9-day music festival. A series of multimedia portraits. (Rochester Democrat and Chronicle)
Tami Tushie's Toys
After unhappily struggling to balance career with homemaking, a Minnesota mom decides to host women's parties to hawk sex aids.
Weed Warriors Turn Vines into Art
A Maryland couple turns pesky, non-native plants into whimsical sculptures. (WP)
Grounded by Reality
Jessica is a physically disabled artist who refuses to buy into societal stereotypes regarding her physical appearance. Her artwork documents her body's decline.