Civil Rights Pioneer Rosa Parks Honored with Capitol Statue
A civil rights pioneer, and her groundbreaking action, were remembered by President Obama and lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. They ...
Cell Phone Use Increasing Pedestrian Danger
Teenagers are often warned against texting on their cell phones while they are behind the wheel of a car, since distracted driving can lead ...
Turkey Provides Schools for Syrian Refugee Children
As the Syrian conflict approaches the end of its second year, authorities in neighboring Turkey have set up schools for refugee children. Mo...
Benedict Bids Farewell; Cardinals Face A Difficult Choice
Pope Benedict makes his last public appearance on Wednesday, a day before becoming the first pontiff to resign in nearly six centuries. The ...
Displaced Kenyan Voters Hope for Reconciliation
As Kenya prepares for presidential elections next week, some communities displaced by the inter-tribal fighting that followed the 2007 vote ...
Pope Gives Final Audience
Pope Benedict XVI bid his public farewell in front of tens of thousands of people on St. Peter's Square in the Vatican, the day before his ...
Fed Chief Warns of Economic Headwinds From Budget Stalemate
Some $85 billion in automatic spending cuts will kick in Friday unless Congress and the Obama administration can agree on an alternate plan ...
Google 'Doodles' Reflect Company's Culture of Innovation
From a marketing standpoint Google, the enormously profitable Internet search engine, separated itself from the competition early on with it...
Talks With Russia in Spotlight as Kerry Visits Berlin
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Berlin Tuesday, on the second leg of an 11-day trip that includes stops in Turkey and the Middle ...
Kenyan Presidential Candidates Make Final Push
With just under a week to go before Kenya’s presidential election, candidates are making their final efforts to court voters. The race...
Seismologists Monitor North Korea Nuclear Blast
North Korea this month set off its third nuclear test device of the past decade. And like the previous tests, this one created vibrations i...
International Community Wants 'Concrete Action' from Iran at Nuclear Talks
Iranian nuclear negotiators are scheduled to meet Tuesday in Kazakhstan with officials from the United States, Britain, France, Russia, Chin...
Washington Week: Focus on Austerity
A federal budget showdown will consume Washington’s political oxygen when U.S. lawmakers get back to work Monday after a week-long rec...
Pakistani Handover of Gwadar Port to Beijing Draws Scrutiny
Pakistan recently handed over management of its strategic deepwater Gwadar seaport to China. Both countries insist the deal is a “pure...
South African Traditional Healers Face Increased Competition
In South Africa, traditional healers known, as sangomas, are deeply entrenched in the culture. So much so that a 2012 court case affirmed th...
Obama Calls For US Election Reforms
While Americans are proud of their democracy, some are saying the election system is not working as it should. Reports of long lines at the...
100-Year-Old African American Sorority Leaves Its Mark
February is Black History Month in the United States. It draws attention and pays tribute to people, organizations and events that have shap...
Foundation to Send More American Students to China
Last year the number of Chinese studying abroad in the U.S. rose 23 percent, to surpass 200,000. Far fewer American students study in China,...
Economy Slow Down Predicted As Sequester Looms
U.S. President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to take action to prevent $85 billion in automatic spending cuts -- known as the "sequest...
With Lincoln, Day-Lewis Ponders His 3rd Oscar
British-born actor Daniel Day-Lewis is a front-runner to win the Academy Award for his portrayal of the 16th U.S. president in Steven Spielb...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
Education Report - How Well is English Spoken Worldwide?
Another Big Year for Largest Comic Book Event of its Kind
Study: North Korea, Eritrea Have Highest Levels of ‘Modern Slavery’
Duck Boat Accident Kills 17
'The Caliph, Cupid and the Clock,' by O. Henry
Diego Maradona Signs with Belarus Football Team
Death Sentence Having Little Effect on Drug in Southeast Asia
US Farmers Preparing for Long-Term Effects of Trade War
US Prosecutors Say Russian Woman Has Ties to Spies
Separated Families Win Small Victory from US Court
EU Fines Google a Record $5 Billion
President Obama Pushes On For Innovation
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