Family Hires Assassin to Murder Mama in 'Killer Joe'
HOLLYWOOD — Matthew McConaughey stars as a killer-for-hire in Killer Joe, a violent and darkly comic new film by veteran director William ...
Urbanization Grows Worldwide
The World Urban Forum (9/1-7) gets underway Saturday in Naples, Italy to address the growing trend toward urbanization. About 3-thousand par...
Rice Payment Scheme Threatens Thailand's Status as World's Top Exporter
Thailand is risking its status as the world's biggest rice exporter because of a controversial government purchasing policy to boost farmer...
Indicators Show US Economic Recovery Slow, Uneven
A look at some key industries in the United States shows that the economic recovery is a bit erratic and growth seems to be slowing down.
Health Care Program for Seniors Emerges as Key Election Issue
The November U.S. presidential election may turn on how voters react to one key proposal by Republicans involving the popular Medicare progr...
Iranian Hopes Dashed at Non-Aligned Summit
Iran hosted a summit of the 120-nation Non-Aligned movement this week. But the conference did not go exactly as Iranian leaders had hoped, w...
US Presidential Candidates Court Youth Vote
A key voting bloc in President Barack Obama's victory four years ago was the youth vote. But his Democratic Party is finding it harder to e...
US Unions See Wages Fall
Labor Day in the United States is a time to honor the contribution of workers. Recently, workers in the U.S. have fallen on tough times. U...
Scandals and Mistakes Influence US Political Campaigns
WASHINGTON — A hurricane that has slammed into the United States has taken attention away from the race for president - as both major polit...
Independent Cambodian Radio Station Runs Without Jailed Owner
PHNON PENH — Independent radio station owner Mam Sonando is in a Cambodian prison awaiting trial on charges of insurrection. He was Beehiv...
American Pediatrics Group Cites Benefits Of Male Circumcision
Circumcision for baby boys was a common practice in the United States but, in the past several years, many parents and health insurance comp...
Ice Age Melt Offers Future Climate Clues
When the climate began to warm during the last Ice Age about 23,000 years ago, much of the Northern Hemisphere was covered in ice.
Experts Call for Action as Europe's Crisis Festers
LONDON — Europe's economic crisis has continued over the summer, while attention was diverted by the Olympics, the war in Syria and other ...
Patriotism, High Ideals Motivate Many Convention Delegates
TAMPA, Florida — Delegates at U.S. party conventions come from all 50 states and several territories with one simple job - to nominate the ...
Republicans Face Tough Job Winning Hispanic Votes
The Republican convention's host city of Tampa is home to a well-established Hispanic community, with Cuban cigar shops and restaurants tha...
Where Do the World’s Poor Live?
Most of the world’s poor do not live in poor countries. New research says nearly 80 percent are actually in middle income countries. Two bi...
Officials Say New Orleans is Better Protected This Time Around
Hurricane Isaac is churning through the Gulf of Mexico, reminding residents of the death and destruction caused by Hurricane Katrina almost ...
Protesters Converge on Tampa for Republican Convention
More than three years after the U.S. economy fell into deep recession, protesters outside the Republican National Convention point to what t...
Top 5 Wacky Warning Labels Identified
Each year, a group called the Center for America, which is critical of frivolous lawsits, selects the year’s top five “Wacky Warning Label...
Wind Power Fans Development in Kenyan Desert
A few years ago, a Dutchman with a dream entered a sparsely furnished government office in Nairobi. In his hand he carried an application fo...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
Education Report - How Well is English Spoken Worldwide?
Guam Catholic Church to File Bankruptcy Ties to Abuse Claims
Women Help Lead Democrats to US House Majority
Democrats Win Control of House, Creating Divide in Congress
Mountain Birds Will Die Out as Planet Warms
System Recognizes People From Body Shape, Walking Movements
Bill Gates Talks about the Future of Toilets
Amazon Not Commenting on Second Headquarters
Palau to Ban Sunscreen to Try to Save its Coral Reefs
China Opens International Import Expo, Promises to Buy More
Migrant Group in Mexico Pushes on Toward US Border
President Obama Pushes On For Innovation
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