December 18, 2012 Global deaths from malaria have dropped sharply in the past decade, thanks in part to powerful drugs called artemisinins. But on the border between Thailand and Myanmar, doctors are starting to see cracks in artemisinin's armor. The medicine is working more slowly, and sometimes not at all.
December 17, 2012 Gin, Jesuit priests, communist bravado — the history of malaria is littered with strange bedfellows, as our video shows. The parasite has proved to be a wily foe, frustrating human efforts to control it time and time again.
December 7, 2012 It's been 40 years since NASA launched Apollo 17, its final human mission to the moon. The commander of that mission says he'd love to give up his claim to fame as "the last man on the moon" but concedes that it probably won't happen in his lifetime. And future trips might be run by companies in the private sector.
December 5, 2012 Residents of Austin, Texas, like to think of their city as the live music capital of the world. A new effort is putting some of the city's well-known and surprising venues on an interactive map. Host Michel Martin learns more from Delaney Hall, one of the producers of the Austin Music Map.
December 5, 2012 What becomes of the stuff we donate? Photographer Wesley Law got access to a Goodwill Outlet store in St. Louis to make photos of giant piles of your castoffs.
December 3, 2012 Gotcha! An underwater camera caught large Maine lobsters gobbling up their younger brethren along the coastline. Biologists think this turn to cannibalism may be due to a recent spike in the Maine's lobster population, combined with a decrease in the numbers of their natural predators.
November 30, 2012 Photographer Jacquelyn Martin explores issues of race, identity and beauty in a portrait series on Tanzanian people with albinism.
November 22, 2012 Erik Jacobs took a leap of faith when he gave up photojournalism for Farm School. Now he is combining his two passions to tell the story of where your food comes from.
November 8, 2012 Photographer Allison V. Smith finds beauty in the abandoned spaces of Dallas' shuttered schools.
November 6, 2012 There are many diverse ways to vote around the world; see a gallery of just a few.
November 5, 2012 Photographer Ryan Donnell visits bakeries, bars and barber shops to find the strangest places Americans vote.
October 31, 2012 The name is pretty grisly. But these annual or semi-annual festivals, which involve yak blood and take place high in the mist-wrapped highlands of Nepal, reflect the complex relationship that Buddhists have with eating meat.
October 30, 2012 Superstorm Sandy slammed into the East Coast on Monday leaving hundreds of thousands without power and causing millions of dollars of damage.