May 31, 2010 Photojournalist Steven Clevenger has spent three years documenting the warrior tradition of Native American soldiers serving in Iraq.
May 28, 2010 Over the years, NASA and other space agencies have taken countless images of outer space. Artist Michael Benson has culled through these images and assembled new ones, currently on display in a new Smithsonian exhibition.
May 28, 2010 NPR photographer John Poole took a vacation in New Zealand and brought back photographic souvenirs.
May 28, 2010 See how many sex offenders have been registered in each state, and which states have the highest rates of registered sex offenders per capita, according to a December 2009 report from the National Center for Missing & Exploited Children.
May 26, 2010 Transparency International has focused its fight against corruption on schoolchildren — by encouraging them to express their frustrationst through art.
May 26, 2010 Compare the people and military capabilities of North and South Korea, and view timelines of recent tensions and North Korea's nuclear and missile programs.
May 26, 2010 In 1907, the Lumiere brothers brought a dazzling new color to photography, with the invention of the autochrome. National Geographic adopted the medium for its pages and now, more than 100 years later, has unearthed originals for an exhibition.
May 25, 2010 Over the past few weeks we have seen and heard a lot from Haiti and, unfortunately, many of those stories are negative. But NPR's David Gilkey has the story of an sculptor who is, literally, constructive amid destruction.
May 21, 2010 NPR's Morning Edition explores the Grand Trunk Road that once connected the Mughal empire, from Afghanistan and Pakistan to eastern India. Now, the road Rudyard Kipling called the "river of life" links the present to the past — and it's full of young people, trying to make their way toward the future.
May 21, 2010 They look cuddly, but red-eyed treefrogs have a secret dark side. When Michael Caldwell, Smithsonian postdoctoral fellow, filmed the frogs under infrared light he saw a curious behavior: they started shaking. Caldwell and colleagues decode the shakes in Current Biology.
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May 21, 2010 NPR photographer John Poole explains how traveling the Grand Trunk Road is like stepping back in time.
May 20, 2010 A new book of photography simply called Shirin Neshat, after the artist, is anything but simple. It chronicles the artist's exploration of complex themes such as exile and the role of gender within Islam.
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May 20, 2010 Nature and wildlife photographer Florian Shultz has been working on a conservation series in the Arctic for years. He wrote this reflection in the aftermath of the Gulf of Mexico oil spill.
Two municipal police officers embrace after they were ambushed by unknown gunmen in the northern border city of Ciudad Juarez on April 23, 2010.
May 19, 2010 The Sinaloa drug cartel, Mexico's largest organized crime syndicate, has been involved in a bloody battle with the rival Juarez cartel for control of the border city of Juarez. An NPR News investigation, including an analysis of 2,600 arrest documents, found strong evidence that Mexico's drug fight is rigged, with federal forces appearing to favor the Sinaloa cartel. This video tells the story.
May 19, 2010 Mexican drug cartels have displaced Colombian groups as the dominant cocaine traffickers in the world. Several drug cartels have operations in Mexico and much of the violence stems from struggles over territory.
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