[中英对照] Fed Ends Bond-buying Program, Keeps Rates Low
The U.S. Federal Reserve says it is ending its bond-buying program this week, but it assured investors that short-term interest rates would ...
More US Women Birthing the Old-fashioned Way
A small but growing number of women in the United States are choosing to give birth using the services of a certified nurse-midwife rather t...
CAR Food Security Hard Hit
Violence in Central African Republic has taken a heavy toll on food security. A new U.N. assessment says crops, livestock and fishing have a...
Myanmar Foreign Investment Zone Sparks Land Grab Outrage
As Myanmar’s real estate market booms, there are increasing complaints of land confiscation from people who say they are being illegally ev...
MDR-TB May Succumb to Shorter Treatment
There’s encouraging news about treating multi-drug resistant tuberculosis, which killed about 210-thousand people last year. Preliminary da...
Death of Zambian President Comes as Country Considers New Constitution
Zambian president Michael Sata died Wednesday in London, where he had been undergoing treatment for an undisclosed illness. His death comes...
Control of Senate in US Midterm Elections Could Hinge on Iowa Turnout
The balance of power between Republicans and Democrats in the U.S. Senate hinges on the outcome of the November 4 midterm elections. Each pa...
[中英对照] Grim Fate Awaits Women, Girls Captured by Islamic State Group
The Islamic State militant group, also known as ISIS or ISIL, has captured hundreds of women and girls over the last few months. The very fe...
Thai Muslims Create Thriving California Mosque
A mosque in suburban Los Angeles that began as a center for Muslim immigrants from Thailand now serves Muslims of many backgrounds. The thri...
Malnutrition Cripples Child Development in South Africa
Every day, one in four South Africans faces hunger. The number of children with severe stunting due to malnutrition has increased in the pas...
Solar Power Plant in Africa to Supply Europe
By 2018, a large solar power plant in the Tunisian part of the Sahara desert may start sending power to energy-hungry Western Europe. The co...
Texas Voter ID Law Discourages Some Voters
The U.S. Supreme Court recently upheld the Texas voter identification law, which requires voters to show an approved form of picture ID in o...
Prominent Bahrain Activists Face Jail Time
Two prominent Bahraini human rights activists face prison sentences at trials this week for activities that Amnesty International and other ...
[中英对照] With Failed Launch, US Private Space Industry Suffers Setback
Wednesday's successful launch of a Russian space vehicle taking supplies to the International Space Station was in sharp contrast to the ex...
Syrian Refugees Brace for Harsh Lebanese Winter
As winter approaches, analysts say the Lebanese-Syrian border region is at risk, with Islamic State and al-Nusra fighters camped in the moun...
Kerry Working 'Quietly' to Restart Mideast Peace Process
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry says he is working “quietly” to restart an Israeli-Palestinian peace process. Kerry is facing many of t...
Does Ebola Reveal WHO Shortfalls?
As the Ebola outbreak rages in three West African countries – and raises fears abroad – some are questioning whether the World Health Orga...
[中英对照] Modern Technology Helping Weather Predictions
Severe storms that cause heavy damage throughout the world are a reminder of how important it is to be able to predict the weather. A meteo...
Audio Tapes Open Window to Muhammad Ali's Private Life
I Am Ali, a new documentary by Clare Lewins, offers an intimate portrait of boxing legend Muhammad Ali, through anecdotal audio tapes he rec...
[中英对照] Kobani Youth Kidnapped by Islamic State Tells His Story
During their offensive across northern Syria, Islamic State militants in June kidnapped more than 150 mostly Kurdish students from the city ...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
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