Researchers at Boston University say the autopsies of 85 brains should leave no doubt that repeated head injuries can cause a progressive degenerative disease of the brain.
A Massachusetts couple launched a social media campaign to find their daughter Allie. Now, they’re teaching other parents of runaway children how to do the same.
Almost 25 years have passed since the town of Halabja in northern Iraq suffered the worst chemical weapons attack ever perpetrated against a civilian population.
Nearly half of all children under age three in India are underweight and 80 percent are anemic. That means more than 30 million children – the population equivalent of Canada – are going hungry.
In May 2013, composer Igor Stravinsky’s landmark work “The Rite of Spring” turns a century old. Already, there have been conferences and performances all over the world to celebrate.
Jeremy Hobson joins Robin Young as co-host of Here & Now in its new 2-hour format, from WBUR and NPR.
Opposition leader Olga Bielkova says the attempt by the police to disperse protesters overnight in Ukraine was yet another instance of the country’s president breaking a promise.1 Comment | more »
Marianne Mollmann, director of programs at the International Gay and Lesbian Human Rights Commission, joins us to discuss gay rights from India to Uganda.4 Comments | more »
In the early 1980s, Nelson Mandela’s name was virtually unknown in the United States. In fact, it was Steve Biko, who first put the struggles of black South Africans into public consciousness in the U.S.9 Comments | more »