How the world looks through American eyes, and the myriad and unexpected ways that the world influences the United States.
Subhi Nahas never felt safe as a gay man in Syria — and then IS took over his hometown.
A Mexican immigrant who works in a Trump hotel calls out ‘The Donald’.
Iranian hardliners chant ‘Death to America’ - but these days many Iranians wonder why.
After the A-bomb survivors die, who will be Hiroshima's memory keepers?
The US Navy investigates a possible cancer cluster at Guantanamo Bay
What became of the US project to build schools in Afghanistan?
Two brothers - one in Iran, one in the US - share their hopes post-nuclear deal
A political campaign in Texas takes aim at Islamic law.
US Navy medics train for war in a Los Angeles emergency room
A US woman who escaped an abusive arranged marriage now helps others do the same
Maj Gen Gale Pollock, a trailblazer for women in the US army reflects on a 36-year-career
An architect campaigns to end construction of prisons with solitary confinement cells
Washington lifts its ban on ferry service between the US and Cuba.
An American convert to Islam explains why he was drawn to violent extremism.
How to eat pork, drink booze and be a 'good' Muslim
A war photographer documents life and death on the American home front
A former captive of the Taliban calls for an end to US ‘signature’ drone strikes.
Meet the Pakistani activist fighting the Taliban, and igniting Pakistani students abroad
How the Mexican artist Diego Rivera captured the soul of Detroit, one mural at a time
An American flees war-torn Yemen by small boat on the Red Sea
The city of Boston reacts to the conviction of Marathon bomber Dzhokhar Tsarnaev
A US news agency finds fishermen held as slaves in Southeast Asia.
George Brant on turning drones into drama, and confronting the morality of modern warfare
Technology as a force for social change at the South by Southwest interactive conference
The murder of an Iraqi migrant in Texas has the Muslim community on edge
Practising Islam in short shorts. An on-line essay provokes passionate debate
Photojournalist Lynsey Addario captures the quiet moments of war.
Odin Biron, an American actor and one of Russia’s most popular TV stars, reveals a secret
A New York artist sketches life inside Islamic State-controlled Mosul