Analysts Discuss Impact on Assad From Syria Strike
As U.S. officials took to the U.S. airwaves, insisting that the Assad government was responsible for last week's chemical attack in Syria, ...
Activists: Protests Over Chicago Schools Continue King's Work
Dr. Martin Luther King spent time in the midwest U.S. city of Chicago in the mid 1960s to promote open housing and equality in public school...
Historic Ferry Keeps Giving Passengers Enjoyable Rides
Ferries once were a vital means of transportation across rivers. On the Potomac River, which runs through the Washington region into the Che...
Skepticism Grows in US Over Syria Military Strike
With Americans weary over more than a decade of war, and strong memories of the faulty intelligence that led to the invasion of Iraq, skepti...
Obama Faces Resistance in Congress, Abroad on Syria
President Barack Obama is facing increasing resistance to a potential military strike against Syria - both among U.S. allies abroad and at h...
US Fast-Food Workers Strike for Higher Wages
Leading up to the Labor Day holiday celebrating the contribution of American workers to society, thousands of low-wage workers at fast-food ...
How Would US Attack on Syria Affect Washington's Asia Pivot?
What does a possible U.S. attack on Syria mean for the Obama administration's pivot to Asia, which Washington is presenting as part of its ...
Drumming Recalls Centuries-old Link Between Caribbean, Africa
Throughout the ages and around the globe, drumming has been used for communication, entertainment, and prayer. That is especially true for t...
Indian Farmers Fighting Pollution One Tree at a Time
To anyone else, the patches of poplar and eucalyptus trees that dot the flat, green landscape of Indri are just added greenery.
NOAA Bets Forecasting Success on Supercomputers
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Amnesty: Sexual Violence Endemic in Somalia
Amnesty International said two decades of conflict have allowed sexual violence to become endemic in Somalia. The human rights group says mo...
People Remember Historic 1963 March on Washington
Fifty years ago, civil rights leader Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. led a march that changed the lives of all Americans. On August 28, 1963, Ki...
World Disagrees on Possible US Intervention in Syria
The Obama administration is preparing a legal argument for undertaking a military response to the use of chemical weapons against civilians ...
Did Morsi Ouster Save or Destroy Egypt’s Democracy?
While the West frets over the Egyptian military’s seizure of power and condemns the violent suppression of protesters, the response wi...
Arabs Brace for Possible US Strike on Syria
The threat of a U.S. military strike on Syria in response to an alleged chemical weapon attack by the Assad government has set an already te...
Iran Walking Fine Line on Syria
Iran is wording responses to Syria's alleged use of chemical weapons very carefully, although its rhetoric towards the international commun...
Sand Sculptors Celebrate Transient Art
Sculptures made of sand are transient, here today and gone tomorrow, subject to the whims of wind and waves. Yet each year, artists spend ho...
US Immigration Reform Battle Has Electoral Implications
The fate of U.S. immigration reform could hinge on whether the Republican-controlled House of Representatives embraces a path to citizenship...
New Nicaragua Canal May Change Global Trade
A Hong Kong-based company is working out the route for a canal across Nicaragua that would rival the Panama Canal, bolster world trade, and ...
Madonna Tops Highest Paid Entertainers List
Madonna tops Forbes magazine's 2013 list of the highest-paid celebrities in the world. In total, the 14 celebrities making the top 10 earne...
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