"Conflict-related sexual violence" is as old as the Bible and as topical as current wars around the world. We talk to three experts about why it persists, why it's underreported and how to stop it.
Earth, for the second year running, is nearing apocalypse, a science-oriented advocacy group said, pointing to its famous "Doomsday Clock" that shows 90 seconds till midnight.
In his Christmas Mass address Sunday, he said the word of God is being drowned out by the violence in Gaza. Pope Francis has called for a ceasefire multiple times since the war started on Oct. 7.
Foreign policy doesn't always make headlines in presidential campaigns, but with the U.S. involved in two foreign wars — and facing a rising adversary in China, voters are paying more attention.
Doomscrolling won't help the people who are suffering and it might put you into a state of chronic stress. A psychiatrist who works with trauma shares advice for how to process global tragedy.
More than 200 medical personnel have been killed since the war started. Their colleagues say there's been no time to mourn. In that spirit, doctors shared details about the lives that were lost.
Hamas denounced the actions by the Israeli military. The group denied the assertion by Israel and U.S. officials that militants were embedded in Gaza City's Al-Shifa Hospital.
The Israel-Gaza conflict is likely to leave people in the region struggling with trauma-related mental health symptoms for a long time to come.
A former Israeli combat soldier runs a nonprofit out of his in-laws' front yard that fact-checks posts on social media about the Israel-Hamas war in real time.
Residents of the Gaza Strip struggle to find safe passage as conditions deteriorate and no aid is allowed in. Also, a Hamas spokesman says the group has no plans to release some 200 hostages.
The death toll is rising. At least 1,300 Israelis and more than 2,600 Palestinians in Gaza are dead as the war continues into a second week.
After the brutal attack on Israel by Hamas militants, Israel has begun air strikes on Gaza. The World Health Organization warns that the health system there is at a breaking point.
For many Americans, 9/11 is now simply a date to mark, much like December 7th and the Pearl Harbor attacks. Even the military war colleges are moving on.
Since the war began, there's been concern about getting Ukrainian grain to countries in need. A deal was struck in 2022 to keep exports flowing — but Russia put an end to it on Monday.
NPR's Scott Simon recounts Ukrainian President Volodymyr Zelenskyy's words to a joint session of Congress this week, and how his country has managed to survive, so far, against Russian aggression.