Emily is a senior reporter for WORLD Magazine. She is a World Journalism Institute graduate and previously reported for the New York Daily News, The Indianapolis Star, and Philanthropy magazine. Emily resides in New York City.
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A spike in murders means more witnesses face intimidation and retaliation
American veterans, aid workers, and others who worked or fought in Afghanistan are trying to dodge despair and brace for the country’s future under Taliban rule
A longtime translator for the U.S. military watches his options for escaping the Taliban disappear
The Sept. 11 terror attacks 20 years ago changed the trajectory of young Americans’ lives and gave many a cynical outlook on the world. But some have found redeeming outcomes in the aftermath of terrorism, war, and discouragement
The story of one U.S. soldier and his interpreters illustrates heartbreak and opportunity in Afghanistan
The last milkmen of New Jersey carry on their solitary work each night—come rain, snow, or pandemic
Some Christian ministries have begun to avoid using nondisclosure agreements, but total eradication is harder
A wave of pandemic deaths has triggered a reevaluation of long-term elder care, as nursing homes weigh options for preventing viral spread and families look to bring relatives back home
Democrats’ court-packing proposal appears dead in the water. But is it influencing the conservative justices now?