We track four people on their journey.
A look at the history of France's black community
11 Feb 2014 02:38 GMT | Human Rights, Football, US & Canada, United States
The biggest sports league in the US, the NFL, could be about to get its first openly gay player. Michael Sam, a star of college football, revealed his sexuality on Sunday. Sam is widely expected to be selected, but as Andy Gallacher explains, he will be entering unchartered territory.
Source: Al Jazeera
Move represents US "diversity", White House says, as Russia's anti-gay policies overshadow preparations for 2014 Games.
Politics, Human Rights, US & Canada, France, Germany
As Sochi prepares to open the Winter Games, activists call on sponsors to speak out about anti-gay legislation in Russia
Europe, US & Canada, Russia, United States
Transport apps are revolutionising commutes for the middle classes, but poorer citizens still face daily gridlock.
Poverty & Development, Asia, India
Cubans get amnesty at the US border, but reaching it involves a risky journey along the Central American migrant trail.
Human Rights, Latin America, Cuba
In many ways, Michael is just like any other 11-year-old, but he has had four open heart surgeries.
Health, US & Canada
Follow a dancer through the exhaustion and jubilation of Peru's days-long Virgin of Candelaria festival.
Arts & Culture, Latin America, Peru
World leaders meeting in Germany agree on implementation of gradual truce in coming days.
War & Conflict, Middle East, Syrian Civil War, Syria
Vermont senator in the spotlight after becoming the first Jewish candidate to win a US primary in New Hampshire.
Politics, US & Canada, United States, Israel, Palestine
We travel to Chile to meet a group of young scientists determined to develop smart plant-based food to save the planet.
Science & Technology, Chile, Food
We follow the journey of a plastic bottle to find out what it takes to truly recycle the product creating zero waste.
Science & Technology, US & Canada, Environment
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
South Koreans drink twice as much liquor as Russians, but is this national obsession with alcohol reversible?
Health, Asia, South Korea