El Salvador has been gaining a bigger and bigger reputation for violence. But in one part of the country, Marcelo Castellanos has been central to an innovative effort to counter the challenges.
Letters to the editor for the Aug. 20, 2018 weekly magazine.
From campaign slogan to oath-of-office attire, Imran Khan has signaled he wants a new chapter for Pakistan. It‘s a frequent promise of charismatic, break-the-mold politicians. But it often collides with the realities of government in this case, a powerful army.
For most of the world when it comes to gun control, Canada is America‘s responsible neighbor. But as high-profile shootings and gun deaths rise in Canada, the gun debate there is increasingly resembling the US one.
Asteroids collide with planets all the time, so scientists at NASA are working to prepare for the unlikely possibility of a major collision.
A group of Rohingya refugees have painstakingly pieced together the only record of those killed ina brutal crackdown by Myanmar‘s military. The lists tell the stories of10,000 people which the group hopes will serve as a historical record of atrocities that otherwise might be forgotten.
World jitters over Turkey‘s economy are based on its leader not listening to deliberative bodies, such as the central bank, that can sift the best in wise advice, even from dissenters.
As wildfires continue to rage on through the summer, the Forest Service and other agencies will ramp up prevention projects. California and other states are dealing with longer wildfire seasons due to drought, warmer weather due to climate change, and homes built deeper into the forest.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Russian President Vladimir Putin will meet Saturday to discuss worries about President Trump‘s foreign relations strategy as well as Syria‘s civil war, the conflict in Ukraine, and a gas pipeline criticized by Mr. Trump as Russian control over Germany.
The estimate for the parade 92 million was more than there times the initial number proposed by the White House. President Trump blamed local DC politicians for the high cost.
Two missions to bring back space rocks will provide clues about the origins of solar system and the threat of a doomsday collision with Earth.
A crop of female veterans, mainly Democrats and many of them mothers, are running for office in this year‘s midterm elections. They boast expertise in national security and veterans issues, with a track record of thriving in institutions dominated by men.
It isn‘t easy for the conquered to see the contributions that a conqueror made to their country. It‘s even harder when that conqueror is Genghis Khan in Russia. But in the republic of Buryatia, the view is indeed shifting. Third in a five-part series.
The four rockers who make up the band Arikayn are Afghan refugees, whose struggles mirror those of millions of other Afghans who have fled to Iran. While they face discrimination, they continue to create music they love and to perform both in Iran and in Afghanistan.
A heat wave in Europe this summer has given vacationers pause for thought about whether they want to broil while traveling. How can the world‘stourist destinations stay attractive in the face of global warming?
News of language barriers between volunteers and children at a US border facility prompted today‘s contributor who faced a similar challenge working at a refugee camp in Asia to share ideas about the power of divine Love in fostering meaningful connections.
Loyal readers will be rewarded with an extended cameo from the star of Steinhauer‘s ‘Tourist‘ trilogy.
Monitor TV and movie fans share what they‘ve been watching lately.
A new National Geographic video explores the biggest wholesale market in the world,Marvel‘s various heroes join together to fight a powerful foe in ‘Avengers: Infinity War,‘ and more top picks.
For Catholics, the past two decades have forced the faithful to grapple with wide-spread sexual abuse among clergy. Now, as other traditions discover similar predators among their ranks, a new report still has the power to shock the nation, as well as those still seeking solace in the church.
Saudi Arabia‘s young and powerful crown prince has billed himself as a reformer, modernizer, and liberal. So the kingdom‘s summer of jailed activists and a feud with Canada is a puzzlement.
Women are being nominated for office in record numbers this year, perhaps revealing how views on gender are shifting.
At a time of rebellion and division in the 1960s, Aretha Franklin‘s hit records were a musical union of the church and the secular, man and woman, black and white, North and South, East and West. Ms. Franklin‘s legacy spans a half century and dozens of hits showing her sophisticated and eccentric taste.
Fatal shootings of people with mental illness have spurred advocates of de-escalation training to call for a slower, smarter approach to policing that could save lives.