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First Person: How This Palestinian Made Friends With Israelis

Aziz Abu Sarah grew up throwing stones at Israelis. Then he took a class with them.

February 16, 2013: Winter Mountain Climbing, Great Ape Stakeouts and More

This week on National Geographic Weekend, we attempt a winter ascent of Denali for a third time, live with Idaho’s wolves for six years, and wait for months, just to capture a perfect moment in Indonesia’s jungle canopy.

Innocent Until Proven Pretty

A study finds that beautiful women are more likely to be viewed as guilty in cases involving the murder of abusive partners.

Violence in Nuevo Laredo, Mexico

In Nuevo Laredo, Mexico, two bodies were recently found with a note warning others about using social media to report on cartel drug activities. Blogs and twitter feeds have sprung up to facilitate anonymous reporting on cartel activities. Revisit National Geographic magazine articles on Nuevo Laredo and drug-related violence in Mexico for background on the area and issues.

Famine in Somalia

The UN has declared a famine in southern Somalia. How did Somalia become a failed state, and are we facing a perpetual global food crisis? Revisit National Geographic articles for some answers.

A Death Foretold

In Brazil’s violent backwoods, environmental destruction and murder go hand in hand.