Washington Week: Obama Trip to Mexico Keeps Focus on Immigration Reform
Washington’s political cacophony will be muffled this week, with Congress in recess and President Barack Obama scheduled to travel outside ...
Boston Mosque Condemns Terrorist Bombers
The Cambridge mosque that the Boston bombing suspects attended held an inter-faith prayer service Friday to mourn the victims of the terrori...
Floods Challenge Midwest Farmers
Farmers in the U.S. midwest are anxious to plant crops. But heavy rains and record flooding are preventing them from heading to the fields. ...
Music Fans Mourn Country Legend George Jones
Music fans are mourning the loss of a true Country legend. George Jones, 81, died Friday at Nashville’s Vanderbilt University Medical Cente...
Residents of Devastated Texas Town Work to Restore Lives
President Obama visited the central Texas town of West, where a massive explosion last week killed 14 people, injured 200 and destroyed or h...
Shrinking EU Economies Deepen Austerity Divisions
Alongside Germany, France has been in the driving seat of European integration, but figures released Thursday show over 3.2 million French a...
Human Rights Trial in Guatemala Could Set Global Precedent
The continuing legal complications that threaten to annul the Guatemalan trial of a former military dictator have brought renewed attention ...
US Budget Breakthrough Ends Air Travel Delays
U.S. lawmakers on Friday stopped the air controller furloughs that have caused thousands of flight delays at airports across the country. Th...
Cambodia's Trauma, Rebirth Reflected in Khmer Sculptor's Work
In the 1970s, the Khmer Rouge murdered some two million Cambodians and sacked the country’s cultural treasure, attempting to exterminate a...
Artist Uses Racy Subjects to Show 'Real' Kenya
As the art scene in Kenya has grown, Michael Soi's works have become searing depictions of society, including the underworld of strip clubs...
Multi, Social Media Play Huge Role in Solving Boston Bombing
The two suspects in the Boston Marathon bombing were identified, in part, through a massive dissemination of information and photos to the w...
NATO Commander: ‘Cautious Optimism’ Ahead of Afghanistan Withdrawal
The top NATO military commander says, with all the challenges still facing Afghanistan, he is only “cautiously optimistic” that the Afghan...
US: Diplomatic, Military Rebalance to Asia No Threat to China
U.S. officials say shifting more diplomatic, commercial, and military assets to the Asia-Pacific region is not a threat to China. Stepped-up...
Automakers Capitalizing on Chinese Appetite for Larger, Luxury Cars
China is cementing its reputation as the most important market for the auto industry. Chinese auto sales are up 13 percent from a year ago ...
Texting Becomes a Health Tool in Kenya
Mobile phone use in Africa has spread far, wide and fast. By the end of last year, it was estimated that 70 percent of the population would ...
Chinese Development Projects in Burma Draw Local Protests
Earlier this month in western Burma, hundreds of villagers, activists, and workers protested against a China-backed pipeline project. Simila...
Global Initiative Unveils Six-Year Plan to Eradicate Polio
A new campaign has been announced to eradicate polio. The six-year plan costing $5.5 billion was unveiled Thursday at the Global Vaccine Sum...
Scary Rides, Spooky House Return to NY's Coney Island
Last October, when Hurricane Sandy slammed the east coast of the United States with powerful winds, sea surges and flooding, it threatened t...
Thanks to Volunteers, Elderly Can Age in Place
Phyllis Ramberg, 85, lives alone in Hyattsville, Maryland, in the same house her parents lived in for many decades.
US Budget Impasse Causes Flight Delays
Flight delays are affecting air travel at U.S. airports as federal aviation officials reduce hours for about 15,000 air traffic controllers....
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
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