The attack on the Somali capital could further destabilize an already tenuous governmental situation in the East African nation.
A round-up of images from Viewfinder, Pacific Standard's daily photo feature.
Music- and art-based outreach programs have been successful in combating extremism in cities like Minneapolis, but they're facing a roadblock. Stringent visa standards from the State Department are blocking many foreign artists from entering the country, and harming communities that need these programs the most.
Why was an aid ship sailing through pirate-infested waters without an escort?
In the documentary film "Welcome to Shelbyville," a small Tennessee town deals with an influx of residents from Somalia.