Earlier this year, Filipino journalist Maria Ressa’s arrest became the focus of international attention. In an event that was later made the subject of the documentary “A Thousand Cuts,” Ressa and former colleague Reynaldo de Santos Jr were convicted of ...

While several countries around the world have been forced to shut down yet again due to resurging COVID-19 cases, others are faring well and slowly beginning to open up. Desperate to salvage their economies, previously shut-down by internally-imposed lockdowns, certain ...

The resurgence of COVID-19 cases in South Korea has not only posed huge health challenges but also revealed deep political divides within the country.  Once citing fewer than 10 COVID-19 cases a day, cases have risen to triple digits since ...

In March, the University of Southern California made the decision to switch all classes from in-person to completely virtual as a result of the early stages of the COVID-19 crisis in the United States. Since then, Glimpse from the Globe’s ...

With the ongoing 2020 presidential election, it’s worth noting which political issues are prioritized among current candidates. This year, climate change has received increased awareness among voters and an increased pressure to respond to voter concerns from the current U.S. ...

An influencer sits in front of a table. Beside her are dozens of baby back ribs, a whole rack of lamb and a large bowl of noodles. In front of her is a large plate of shrimp, and surprise: another ...

In many ways, the coronavirus pandemic has started a global biotechnology “race.” Powerful countries have rapidly invested in vaccine research, eager not only to attain a sense of normalcy for citizens, but to display technological dominance. The results have been ...

Much of the world has grappled with widespread deaths, economic instability and political turmoil since the advent of the coronavirus in March 2020, but Venezuela has plunged into a state of absolute chaos — complete with economic collapse, the uncontrollable ...

“America is respected again in the world, and looked to for leadership.” When former U.S. President Ronald Reagan left office in 1989, his farewell address was proud and triumphant. His view of the United States was that of a ‘city ...

On August 25, the world received a piece of good news from the public health sector: the continent of Africa eliminated wild poliovirus. However, the overall global fight against polio is still raging, and the coronavirus epidemic is only exacerbating ...