Looking Ahead to AIDS-Free Generation
2012 was a year when political leaders and top health officials freely spoke of attaining an AIDS-free generation. In November, Secretary of...
International Celebration Made for Memorable 2012 in Jazz
2012 was marked by International Jazz Day which made its United States debut in New Orleans, Louisiana and in dozens of cities across the gl...
Country Music Thrives in 2012
Country music thrived during 2012 with increased album sales from the previous year, a strong tour season and even a new television drama, a...
Armed DRC Militias Pose Risk for Children
Thousands of children in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) are at extreme risk of sexual violence, kidnapping and being forced to join ...
'The Impossible' Revisits Devastating 2004 Tsunami
Eight years after the Indian Ocean tsunami which claimed 230,000 lives, a new film depicts the trauma and devastation left in its wake....
Are Violent Games Linked to Violent Crimes?
As video game images become increasingly more realistic and graphic, policy makers are debating if there is a link between the violence depi...
University Plans To Demolish Ronald Reagan’s Chicago Apartment
Former U.S. president Ronald Reagan spent much of his life in California, but residents in the Midwestern state of Illinois note proudly tha...
US Embassy Security Beefed Up Despite Diplomatic Cost
Secretary of State Hillary Clinton has promised to beef up security at U.S. embassies and diplomatic missions after a panel investigating th...
Global Infertility Rates Generally Hold Steady
The World Health Organization says infertility rates around the world have remained relatively stable since 1990. Almost 50 million couples ...
Saving African Elephants: The Global Debate
Wildlife experts and conservationists say African elephants are under unprecedented attack. Organized gangs have turned wildlife ranges into...
Political Conflict Hurts Egyptian Economy
Egypt's President Mohamed Morsi on Wednesday vowed his government will tackle pressing economic problems mainly brought on by nearly two ye...
China's Claims on South China Sea Grow Challenge for ASEAN, World
China's increasing assertiveness about disputed territory in the South China Sea is posing a major challenge to unity in the Association of...
Security Challenges Await Somalia After Historic Year
In the last 12 months, Somalia has approved a new constitution, selected a new parliament, president and prime minister, making way for the ...
Around the World, 2012 Holiday Shopping is Subdued
Holiday shoppers were out in force hoping to get last minute bargains for Christmas but early indications suggest they didn't spend as much...
Christmas Celebrations Underway Around the World
Wherever Christians live around the world, the routines of daily life are coming to a stop as people pause to celebrate Christmas, sometimes...
Thai Migrant Worker Process Flawed, Awareness Low
Thailand this month threatened to deport more than a million migrant workers, most from Burma, if they failed to become documented by Decemb...
Mali on Brink of Becoming a Terrorist Safe Haven
African and world leaders say they will not let Mali become a terrorist safe haven, a failed state, a so-called "Afghanistan" in the Sahel...
Kremlin’s Syria Policy Hurts Russia’s Position in Arab World
In the days of the Soviet Union, Moscow was a major player in the Arab world. But in the last two years, the Kremlin has repeatedly backed t...
Building Relationships in LA Brings Down Crime Rate
Despite violent events like last week's school shootings in Connecticut, the crime rate in the United States has generally been falling, an...
China Shores up Territorial Claims
China has long had territorial maritime disputes with its Asian neighbors, but over the past year tensions over its claims in the East and S...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
Education Report - How Well is English Spoken Worldwide?
Restaurants to Offer Free Food from Leftovers
World's First Nuclear Fusion Reactor 50 Percent Complete
New Year's Traditions Around the World
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S. Korean President Calls Sex Slave Deal with Japan Problematic
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90 Percent of Kenyan Students Failed Secondary Exams
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