Produced by Nancy Isenson, Kate Laycock and Thomas SchmidtA complex hero
Whether or not Oscar Pistorius is deemed guilty of having killed his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, the story of South Africa's blade runner is far more complicated than at first glance. A conversation with Johannesburg-based journalist Dagmar Wittek.
Interview: Nancy Isenson and Kate LaycockOysters or bust
Along the Gulf of Mexico, fishermen and women saw their existences destroyed by the Deepwater Horizon oil spill in 2010. As BP goes on trial for the spill, a Louisiana fishing community finds itself desperate for the oysters to come back.
Report: Christina BergmannA city on the mend
Two years ago, Christchurch, New Zealand, was devastated by a 6.3-magnitude earthquake. Residents still face a long haul to recover and rebuild, which they're doing with the pluck the Kiwis are known for.
Report: Vanessa O'BrienHealing the wounds of genocide
Youk Chhang is one of up to two million Cambodians who suffered at the hands of the Khmer Rouge regime. He's devoted himself to researching the time of the genocide and helping his country heal and move on.
Report: Kyle JamesPhotographer under duress
When the first US tanks entered Baghdad, architect Ghaith Abdul-Ahad picked up his camera and started taking pictures. Now he's one of the world's most prestigious war photojournalists.
Report: Cintia TaylorTaming the beast
As one of the most recognizable British news anchors, Marverine Cole is known for being calm and cool. But her past is a story of addiction, an addiction she managed to shake.
Report: Marverine ColeHollywood insider
Barbra Paskin has been covering Hollywood for decades. But she never gets tired of the Academy Awards, even if Oscars night is the toughest time of the year to be a show biz reporter.
Report: Kev Mclean