West Virginia is one of the poorest US states, plagued by unemployment and substance abuse. For some people amateur boxing offers an opportunity to gain not only cash, but respect.
The report concludes that the persistence of extreme poverty in the US is a political choice made by people in power. It also criticizes US policy for making health care a privilege, rather than a right.
Russia's economy is the world's eleventh-largest. Following a period of recession, it managed to return to growth last year despite Western sanctions widening. But can the country continue on the road of recovery?
The iconic civil rights leader's vision for the United States has remained little more than a dream for large swaths of society. Half a century after Martin Luther King Jr.'s assassination, what needs to change?
The September 11, 2001 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon using hijacked passenger planes were unprecedented. The effects of these events can be felt even today, DW's Miodrag Soric writes.
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