Humans instinctually forge loyalties to groups to survive. Being aware of these impulses can help us deescalate arguments and find common ground. Some notable leaders in history show us how it's done.
The subjects were assigned to one of two rooms: 68 degrees or a sweat-inducing 86 degrees. Then they were told to play a computer game that can bring out the worst in human nature.
Nagwa Khalid Hamad, 66, was one of at least 400 killed since conflict erupted last Saturday. Her son spoke to NPR about her death and life — and what she meant to him, to family and to her patients.
We spoke to Dr. Ghazali Babiker, country director for Médecins Sans Frontières in Sudan, who is in Khartoum. He offered a grim assessment of the impact of fighting on the ability to give health care.
Can we end poverty, provide food for all and otherwise make Earth a better place by 2030? By all accounts, the answer is no. So then what's the point of the Sustainable Development Goals?
Dr. Denis Mukwege has spent decades treating women who have been raped in his homeland of the Democratic Republic of Congo. He's calling on the world to take action for women in Ukraine.
Conflicts in Ethiopia, Ukraine and other countries cause psychological trauma that can last far beyond any ceasefire. An Ethiopian-born mental health epidemiologist shares her insights.
Russian forces breached a temporary cease-fire declared yesterday in Ukraine.
Ongoing wars in, say, Yemen or Ethiopia get minimal attention compared with the media focus on the fighting in Ukraine. And there are ramifications on the humanitarian front.