US College Students' Inventions Help Developing Countries
Innovations and inventions which can help people in developing countries were on display recently in Washington. Cutting-edge ideas of 13 co...
Scientists say Climate Change, Dams Threaten Mekong Livelihoods
Scientists meeting in the Thai capital have warned extreme weather caused by climate change will reduce fish stocks and major crops in the M...
UN Team Faces Tough Task in Syrian Chemical Probe
The United Nations is preparing to send a team to Syria to investigate whether chemical weapons were used earlier this month in a deadly roc...
SXSW 2013 Showcases Megastars, Unknown Artists
This month saw the 27th annual South By Southwest Music Conference (SXSW) in Austin, Texas, where more than 2,000 acts from 49 countries pla...
Airport Towers Close Under Forced US Budget Cuts
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration will close 149 air traffic control towers beginning in early April as part of mandatory spending cu...
Cyprus Banks Reopen, Bailout Negotiations Continue
Banks across Cyprus reopened as scheduled Thursday, nearly two weeks after being shut down amid the country's brush with economic collapse....
OECD Says Global Economy Rebounds, But Not In Europe
The Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development (OECD) says the outlook for growth in the world's most developed economies has st...
Video Game is Latest US Diplomacy Tool
The U.S. State Department is using a new kind of public diplomacy to counter extremism. And it's not what you'd expect.
Cyprus Crisis Burns Russian Investors
For years, construction companies in Cyprus lured Russians to invest in the Mediterranean island. Over the last decade, 40,000 Russians move...
'Muscle Shoals' Documentary Tells Story of Small-Town Recording Studio
Some of the world's biggest hit records from the 1960s onward came from a recording studio in a little town in northern Alabama called Musc...
China Works to Improve Image in Africa
China’s activities in Africa have long been a target of criticism. Its support of controversial leaders on the continent and massive h...
India’s Auto Industry Hit Hard by Lagging Economy
In India, car sales are expected to fall for the first time in nearly a decade. India's slowing economy is hurting an auto industry that w...
Exhibit Highlights Butterfly's Beauty, Diversity, Value to Ecosystem
As spring makes its slow return to the hemisphere, the Smithsonian Institution's Natural History Museum in Washington, D.C., is marking the...
Supporters of Gay Marriage Await US Court Rulings
The U.S. Supreme Court will consider same-sex marriage in two historic cases being argued this week. Gay couples - both married and unmarri...
US Supreme Court Considers Gay Marriage
The U.S. Supreme Court plunged into the controversial issue of same sex marriage Tuesday. The high court heard the first of two cases relat...
Banks in Cyprus Remain Closed After Bailout
Depositors with more than $130,000 in Cypriot banks could see about 40 percent of their deposits turned into bank shares, the country's fin...
Chinese Pursue Volunteer Opportunities in Africa
China's ties with Africa are growing. Media coverage generally focuses on the controversy over Beijing’s surging investment and trade...
Trumpeter Gabriel Johnson Releases Debut Album
Up-and-coming trumpeter Gabriel Johnson's spare, jazzy melodies have drawn comparisons to a young Miles Davis.
Burmese Skateboarders Lobby for Official Recognition
A small community of skateboarders in Rangoon, who lost their skate park four years ago, has made a film to try to promote their dream of bu...
Iraqi Journalists Battle to Report Freely
Journalists in Iraq face more and more obstacles to their reporting, according to media activists. Nevertheless, some media outlets continue...
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
American Stories - Short Story: ‘The Lady, or the Tiger?’
Science in the News - Ancient Footprints Let Experts Step Back in Time
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