Jason Patinkin

US & Canada

Standing Rock tribe protests over North Dakota pipeline

Clashes erupt as police break up protest camp in the path of pipeline construction that threatens sacred land.

Business & Economy

Endangered camel caravans of the Ethiopian salt mines

Arrival of big companies and technology advances, threaten ancient livelihood at Ethiopia's dried, salty inland seabed.


Dozens dead in plane crash in South Sudan's Juba

At least 36 people killed after Soviet-era plane crashes near capital's international airport shortly after takeoff.

Humanitarian crises

Hiding from horror in the swamps of South Sudan

Civilians in Leer county describe being caught in the deadly crossfire between government and rebel forces.

War & Conflict

Displaced and hungry after South Sudan's peace deal

Precarious peace agreement has failed to end fighting in South Sudan with fears of famine and disease outbreaks.