US Presidents Seek Broader Ties to Africa
President Barack Obama is on a three-nation visit to Africa designed to reinvigorate America’s relationship with the continent. Obama is fo...
EU Confronts Youth Unemployment Crisis
The European Union has agreed to a multi-billion dollar fund to tackle its youth unemployment crisis, which has led to warnings of a lost ge...
New Award Could Become Nobel for Engineering
Britain’s Queen Elizabeth has launched a global prize for engineering that some people involved hope will become the engineering equivalent...
US Senate Passes Landmark Immigration Bill
The U.S. Senate has approved a landmark overhaul of immigration laws by a 68 to 32 vote. The bill is a top item on President Barack Obama’s...
Obama Praises Democratic Progress in Senegal
President Barack Obama, visiting Senegal, praised the country's democratic progress, saying it sets an example for Africa. Senegal was the...
Locust Infest More of Madagascar
The locust plague in Madagascar is getting much worse. More than half the nation is now infested. The U.N. says time is rapidly running out ...
Top 5 Countdown for the Week Ending June 29
We’re counting down the five most popular songs on the Billboard Magazine Hot 100 pop singles chart, for the week ending June 29, 2013.
Trafficking In Persons Report Overview 2013
Around the world, as many as 27 million men, women and children live in modern slavery. In its Trafficking in Persons Report for the year 20...
Homeless Rohingya Boat People Face Detention Deadline
A six-month deadline for a “temporary stay” in Thailand ends next month for almost 2,000 boat people who claimed to be Rohingya ...
2013 World Food Prize
In 1986, Dr. Norman Borlaug, an agronomist and Nobel Laureate who is widely recognized as the "father of the Green Revolution," establishe...
Oral Cancer Caused by HPV Soars in Developed Countries
The human papillomavirus, or HPV, is commonly associated with sexually transmitted infections and cervical cancer. So, when the well-known a...
Development Progress Through Better Nutrition
Improving nutrition is one of the best ways to achieve lasting progress in development.
Congressional Panel Criticizes Management of US International Broadcasting
A former leader of U.S. international broadcasting Wednesday urged Congress to re-organize the journalistic agency so that broadcasters foll...
EU Membership Fails to Spark Enthusiasm in Croatia
Croatia joins the European Union on July 1 - marking the end of its journey to accession, and a remarkable turnaround for a country that was...
Thai-Cambodia Border Decision Risks Renewing Nationalist Protests
The United Nations top court is expected to rule later this year on Cambodia's request to determine ownership of disputed territory on its ...
Marshall Chapman Shows No Signs of Slowing Down
Marshall Chapman turned 64 earlier this year, but the South Carolina-born rocker shows no sign of slowing down. She’s just released he...
India Uses Railway as Mobile Science Classroom
India's railway system is one of the largest and busiest in the world. But it is not just for passengers. The Indian government is utilizin...
EU Delays Turkey Accession Talks, Disapproves Of Protest Crackdown
The EU has decided to postpone talks with Ankara aimed at moving forward on Turkey's membership in the bloc until later this year. Germany...
Obama Moves to Adopt New Climate Change Policies
U.S. President Barack Obama Tuesday laid out his agenda for fighting climate change. The president will issue a series of executive orders ...
Arab-Israeli Singer Bridges Cultures Through Music
Arab-Israeli songwriter and pop star Mira Awad began her weeklong run at New York’s Metropolitan Room by singing a traditional tune from th...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
Education Report - How Well is English Spoken Worldwide?
Two Presidents, Too Little Food for Venezuelans
60 Dead, 300 Missing After Dam Collapse in Brazil
US Official: Talks with Taliban Bring Sides Closer to Ending Afghan War
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US to Offer Nuclear Waste Technology to Other Countries
‘Octopus Whisperer’ Feels Close Connection to Sea Creatures
Huge Space Rocks Are Hitting Earth Twice as Often as Before
Scientists Set Doomsday Clock to Two Minutes to Midnight
Scientists Produce Gene-Edited Chickens to Stop Spread of Flu Virus
'Don't Cry Over Spilt Milk'
President Obama Pushes On For Innovation
American Stories - Short Story: ‘The Lady, or the Tiger?’
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