Anne Marie Houppert

Who’s Skipping School?

A young Ariaal girl carries a container of water pulled from a well in Marsabit District, Kenya. Photo by Maria Stenzel   The new Nat Geo movie, The First Grader, tells the story of a Kenyan man in his 80s who ...

Pakistan, bin Laden, and the World of Terrorism

  President Barack Obama announced late Sunday, May 1 that Osama bin Laden had been killed by U.S. forces outside Islamabad, Pakistan. Bin Laden was head of terrorist organization al Qaeda, and had been hunted actively since he orchestrated the ...