Rape and Recovery in the Congo
PULITZER PRIZE FINALIST: Sexual violence is the weapon of choice in this war-torn African nation. Who is helping the victims? (Washington Times)
The Urban Indigenous
Cultures and languages are lost as residents of the Amazon Basin move to cities looking for jobs.
Dustoff Afghanistan
Medevac helicopter crews risk their lives daily to save injured American and Afghan soldiers alike.
America's Battalion in Afghanistan
Loaded down with 100 pounds of gear in 126-degree heat, U.S. Marines fight their way through Helmand Province. (NPR)
The Mother Figure of Morne Lazarre
Haitian activist Rea Dol isn't waiting for outside help to feed and care for a poor and neglected Port-au-Prince neighborhood. (NYT)
Classmates Reunite After 80 Years
Serendipity brings together two 89-year-old men in L.A. for the first time since elementary school in pre-Hitler Germany. (Jewish Journal)
For Haitian Children, a Crisis Escalates
Bureaucratic red tape prevents the airlift of critically injured earthquake victims to the U.S., where lifesaving medical care awaits them. (NYT)
Operation Moshtarak
A pioneering war videojournalist goes on patrol with a small group of British soldiers in Afghanistan when they are fired upon by the elusive Taliban.
An NGO gets homeless Ethiopian children off the streets and helps give them an education. Meet three whose lives have been changed. (Bombay Flying Club)
Beating Drugs and the Odds
Geisiel, 21, abandoned his dangerous life as a begging, drug-taking Rio de Janeiro street kid to build a better life for his own two kids. (VJMovement)