We track four people on their journey.
Caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs
22 Nov 2013 02:42 GMT
US President Barack Obama is losing public confidence.
The botched rollout of his signature healthcare law has hurt him politically and his poll numbers are plummeting.
Al Jazeera's Patty Culhane reports from Washington.
Source: Al Jazeera
West Bengal long suffered cancerous effects of arsenic-laced water, but projects to provide clean water show promise.
Health, Poverty & Development, Environment
Muslim fashion designers reflect on a rapidly growing industry.
Arts & Culture, Islam, Business & Economy
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Business & Economy, United States, Politics
How peat swamp destruction in Malaysia is causing devastating health problems and irreversible environmental damage.
Environment, Climate Change, Climate SOS
North Korea says rocket carries an earth observation satellite but critics say it is a disguised ballistic missile test.
War & Conflict, North Korea, South Korea, China, Space
Turkish border remains shut as thousands continue to flee government offensive on rebel-held areas of Aleppo City.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Turkey, Bashar al-Assad, Syria
A couple working to protect LA communities from gang violence is caught in the crossfire of the US war on gangs.
Politics, Gang violence, US
How improving relations between communist Cuba and the capitalist US will change the lives of people on both sides.
Politics, United States, Cuba
Mayotte is a magnet for Comoros islanders who risk their lives crossing hazardous seas in search of a better life.
Poverty & Development, France, Refugees
A three-part series looking at the history of France's black community and their long struggle for recognition.
Politics, US & Canada, France