How the Indy Star felled USA Gymnastics

It started with a story in the Indianapolis Star about executives at USA Gymnastics failing to forward allegations of sexual abuse against young gymnasts to law enforcement. That led to first one, then two,...

Ukraine’s displaced struggle amid forgotten war

Though it's receded from the headlines, the war in Ukraine grinds on nearly five years after it began. Among the hardest hit are the estimated 1.5 million people internally displaced by fighting between...

Special Edition: #MizzouNobel

On this week's special edition of Global Journalist, a team of Missouri School of Journalism reporters and professionals pull back the curtain on the high-tech process behind the recent live coverage from...

Peace Corps spurred career of New Yorker’s Hessler

On this special edition of Global Journalist, an extended interview with award-winning foreign correspondent and author Peter Hessler. In 1996, the U.S. Peace Corps sent the Columbia, Mo. native to the city...

India’s toilet boom

The the practice of outdoor defecation is a major cause of diarrheal diseases that kill about 2,200 children a day - more than die from HIV/AIDS, malaria or tuberculosis combined As of 2015, an estimated...

Tanzania’s crackdown on media, gay rights

Over the past two years, Tanzania's President John Magufuli has led what critics say is a broad assault on human rights, including freedom of expression. His government has suspended the publication of...

The problem of child soldiers

Thousands of children have been used as soldiers in at least 18 countries around the world in the past two years. For the children who survive, the trauma of war can have long-lasting impacts. On this...

War in space [rebroadcast]

Earlier this year, Vice President Mike Pence renewed a call by the Trump Administration for the U.S. military to create a “Space Force.” The White House’s effort comes in response to advances by...

Starving Yemen

The struggling nation of Yemen is on the brink of what could become the worst famine the world has seen in decades. The country’s economy has collapsed amid a three-year-old civil war involving a...