#United States

  • Article: How Bill Gates Hopes $1.7 Billion Can Transform the US Education System
    Education

    How Bill Gates Hopes $1.7 Billion Can Transform the US Education System

    By David Brand|Oct. 26, 2017

    Instead of a top-down approach, local communities will drive innovation. Read more

  • Article: Water in Hundreds of US Towns Contains Cancer-Linked Chemical, Report Finds
    Water & Sanitation

    Water in Hundreds of US Towns Contains Cancer-Linked Chemical, Report Finds

    By David Brand|Oct. 18, 2017

    Nitrate from fertilizers seeps into rural wells and increases the risk of “blue-baby syndrome." Read more

  • Article: Trudeau Says Canada Is Ready for Surprise Decisions From Trump on NAFTA
    Finance & Innovation

    Trudeau Says Canada Is Ready for Surprise Decisions From Trump on NAFTA

    By Jackie Marchildon|Oct. 12, 2017

    The prime minister repeated a number of times that the government is “ready for everything.” Read more

  • Article: This Is the Public Health Crisis — and Cost — of Gun Violence in America
    Health

    This Is the Public Health Crisis — and Cost — of Gun Violence in America

    By Phineas Rueckert|Oct. 3, 2017

    There is a troubling relationship between gun violence and poverty. Read more

  • Article: This Guy Visited 27 US Monuments in 2 Weeks to Protect Them From Destruction
    Environment

    This Guy Visited 27 US Monuments in 2 Weeks to Protect Them From Destruction

    By Colleen Curry|July 24, 2017

    The Trump administration will decide in August whether to save them. Read more

  • Article: Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Will Get to Compete in the US After All
    Girls & Women

    Afghan Girls’ Robotics Team Will Get to Compete in the US After All

    By Meghan Werft|July 13, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    "We just wanted to show the power and skills of Afghan girls to Americans." Read more

  • Article: Trump’s Foreign Aid Budget Cuts Take Aim at Menstrual Health
    AdvocacyGirls & Women

    Trump’s Foreign Aid Budget Cuts Take Aim at Menstrual Health

    By Zachory Nowosadzki|May 30, 2017|CHIME FOR CHANGE

    Far too many girls around the world miss out on their full potential. Read more

  • Article: Trees in the US Are Moving North, West to Escape Climate Change
    Environment

    Trees in the US Are Moving North, West to Escape Climate Change

    By James O'Hare|May 19, 2017

    If you like trees, don’t move to Georgia anytime soon. Read more