One man's quest to honor the once-mighty Muslim Tatar state.
Armed with a cellphone and borrowed camera, a young Syrian seeks refuge in a rockumentary.
"Gross" characters are proliferating in a country known for kawaii, and now even local governments' mascots are trying to out-weird one another.
In many parts of the world, women are having more Cesarean sections than medically necessary. Recent abuses of pregnant women in Brazil have sparked a small, vocal movement of activists who want mothers to have more say in the delivery room.
How war created civilization over the past 10,000 years—and threatens to destroy it in the next 40.
Ten kids, a baby, and a plywood shack in Brazil
The country has lost billions to tax evasion, but it's gained thousands of paintings and sculptures.
Historians, engineers, and linguists have pored over a three-inch piece of papyrus that makes mention of Jesus's wife. What does this discovery actually mean?
Officials hope less time at the office will make workers healthier and more productive.
The new curriculum, sponsored by Putin's party, aims to rouse patriotism among young people.
The country's election was full of surprises. Will the euphoria last?
Eastern Ukraine is home to nine-tenths of the country's coal and one of Europe's largest shale-gas deposits. Will the region soon be Moscow's?
Under Obamacare, the U.S. healthcare system is starting to look more like Germany's. Here's what Germans do right—and how Americans could do even better.
How a welfare program designed to slash poverty ended up improving women's rights.
Here's what I learned.
Does the continent's most-populous country deserve its new title?
Investigating the hype surrounding the man who could be India's next prime minister
Not just a pixel on a screen
How can so many demonstrations accomplish so little?
The country's historic election is a contest not just of candidates but of generations.