Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Despite pandemic, thousands of Syrians protest against government as economy collapses

In Syria, which is in the final stages of a nine year civil war, the coronavirus is creating more pain […]

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

Venezuela has another obstacle: the pandemic

The president imposed a nationwide quarantine on March 17 after the first case of COVID-19 was confirmed in the country.

Special Report: Shutdown: The Coronavirus

South Africa’s lockdown exposes inequalities

Lockdown has brought this lingering inequality to the forefront as South Africans of different economic levels complain about different aspects of their lockdown experiences. 


Irvington High School seniors are football standouts

Irvington linebacker Nashawn Brooks poses with his mother after signing his letter of intent to Wagner College. Brooks is also […]

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State of Baltimore

The staff of Pavement Pieces, traveled to Baltimore for a 3-day multimedia project.


Poorest of Chinese immigrants live in tiny cubicles

No private bathroom, no kitchen and no stove make daily life very hard

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Blizzard 2015: Sunset Park

Disabled and jobless, he makes money by singing upbeat ballads and playing his accordion every morning in his neighborhood.


“Homeless” ballet builds awareness and stirs emotion

The performance revealed the uncensored side of homelessness,

Special Report: Election 2012

American Catholics Divided over Politics of Contraception and Poverty

Far from being a voting bloc in the Nov. 6 elections, they are sharply divided over abortion, contraception, same-sex marriage and poverty.

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Rebuilding Detroit: Number of homicides are growing

Homicide rate is up 19.7%. since 2010.