Syrian Refugees Strain Jordan's Resources
The scale of human suffering from more than two years of war in Syria is massive.
Female Senators Lecture Military Chiefs on Sex Assault
The U.S. Senate Armed Services Committee held hearings Tuesday into sexual assault in the military, following a Pentagon report that found a...
Obama, China's Xi to Hold Informal Meetings In California
President Barack Obama hopes that his meetings with China’s new president, Xi Jinping, at an estate in California will help the two leaders...
It's Hip to be Asian in the US
Asian Americans growing up in the United States, especially in Southern California, are having a different experience than their counterpart...
Albright Applauds Burma Reforms
Burmese Service Correspondent Kyaw Kyaw Thein interviewed former Secretary of State Madeleine Albright June 4 in Rangoon. She was in Burma f...
Iran Tightens Information Stream Ahead of Vote
With less than two weeks until Iranians head to the polls, access to news and opinion has become an issue for voters, especially those hopin...
Turkey Protests Reveal Wider Political Struggle
The continuing demonstrations in Turkey started as a protest against plans to develop a popular square in Istanbul that is a symbol of Turke...
Crowd-Sourced Funding Provides 'Kickstart' to New Business Ventures
Yael Krigman is equal-parts baker and businesswoman. She sells her treats through her company's website. She was a lawyer but she knew she ...
Sahel Attacks Prompt Fears in France Over Energy Supply
Security is being stepped up at Western installations across Africa's Sahel region following twin attacks in Niger late last month by Islam...
Disabled Express Themselves with Filmmaking
More than a dozen people with physical and intellectual disabilities go to a daycare facility outside Washington twice a week and turn into ...
Kerry Fears Fallout From Fighting in Syrian Town
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says the Syrian military's siege of Qusair risks widespread civilian casualties.
Global Concern Grows About Deadly Middle East Respiratory Syndrome
The World Health Organization says [as of June 2] that since September 2012 there have been 53 laboratory-confirmed cases of infection with ...
Hagel Wraps Up Visit Aimed at Reassuring Asian Allies
U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel has wrapped up a visit to Asia, where he attended the Shangri-La security summit in Singapore. Hagel sou...
Study: Bad Teeth, Gums Major Problems
A new report says nearly four-billion people – more than half the world’s population – have major tooth decay, or cavities. Health offici...
South Sudan Hopes New Mining Law Will Unearth Treasures
South Sudan won independence and vast oil reserves in 2011, when it split from civil war foe Sudan. As the rocky relationship with its north...
US Report: Iran's State-Sponsored Terrorism Rises
The United States said 2012 saw a marked resurgence of Iran's state-sponsored terrorism, including its aid to the Syrian regime during its ...
Musical Prodigy Emily Bear Wows Audiences Worldwide
Emily Bear has performed at Carnegie Hall, the White House, world-class festivals, with symphony orchestras, and on an album produced by Qui...
Tips to Minimize Your Risks From Cybercrime
Cybercrime strikes an estimated 1.5 million people every day. That’s about 18 victims every second, 556 million people around the worl...
Online Classes May Force Changes at Universities
U.S. colleges face a "perfect storm" of problems as tuition costs soar, opportunities for graduates sag, and employers complain they cannot ...
Jordanians Wary of US Force on Syrian Border
The United States has been slowly building a small military contingent on the Syrian border in Jordan as conflict rages in Syria.
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
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Protests, Viral Videos and a Divided Nation
Economic Experts Worry About China Slowdown and US Shutdown
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The Forest for the Trees: New Device Tells Scientists About Climate Effects
Researchers Look to Sodium to Make Better Batteries
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Martin Luther King, Jr. Popularized Peaceful Protest in US
Scientists Make Progress on Ebola Virus Treatment
Researchers Test for Cancer in a Person's Breath
Marchers in Washington Call for Indigenous Rights
President Obama Pushes On For Innovation
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