Nashville musician Abigail Washburn performs the folk classic "Black Waters" in the context of the Center on U.S.-China Relations' "Coal+Ice" exhibition.
Star trails over the winding Great Wall of China on January 25, 2013. (Michael.Dai/Flickr)
Investigative conservation journalist Shawn Heinrichs seeks to combine powerful stories with captivating images to reach millions and mobilize them to action.
A white car sits stationary by the water in Kerala, India on January 24, 2013. (julien mrt/Flickr)
Pakistani-American multimedia journalist Nushmia Khan gets poignant images of a small, sometimes embattled religious minority.
"Khan and his supporters have been using this medium as a core tool from the beginning. For other politicians it is an afterthought," says Dr. Awab Alvi, head of social media for Imran Khan's political party, Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf.
Ships can be seen gliding on the water from an airplane window flying over the Strait of Malacca on January 21, 2013. (leogaggl/Flickr)
In an excerpt from his latest book, Singapore's former diplomat and academic Kishore Mahbubani assesses the rise of the middle class in Asia.
Colorful knickknacks line the stall of a night market in Singapore on January 18, 2013. (kodomut/Flickr)