Kenyan Designer Finds Her Niche in Fashion Industry
For 35-year-old Mercy Makena, fashion is part of her soul. Culturally, she’s African. But like other business people on the continent, she ...
Creeping Lava Has Hawaiians on Edge
Hawaii's Kilauea, one of the most active volcanos on Earth, has been erupting for more than 30 years. But lava from a vent near Pahoa that ...
Pro-Kremlin Youth Group Creatively Promotes 'Patriotic' Propaganda
As Russia's President Vladimir Putin faces international pressure over Ukraine and a failing economy, unofficial domestic groups are rallyi...
Rock-Consuming Organisms Alter Views of Life Processes
Kenneth Nealson can be described in many ways, including "expert in microbiology and biochemistry." But that's not the one he is most pr...
Groundbreaking, Hand-Painted Documentary About Van Gogh in Production
The troubled life of the famous 19th century Dutch painter Vincent van Gogh has been told through many books and films, but never in the way...
Obama Reviews Middle East Strategy
The death of Saudi Arabia’s king, the collapse of a U.S.-friendly government in Yemen and a problematic relationship with Israel’s leaders...
Super Bowl Ads Compete for Eyes on TV, Web
Super Bowl Sunday (Feb. 1) is about more than just the NFL's American football championship and big parties to watch the game. Viewers also...
Carnivores Spread Distemper to Lions
New research shows that dogs are no longer the primary source of a disease that has infected and killed lions in Tanzania. Canine distemper ...
Top 5 Songs for Week Ending Jan. 31
We’re lighting up the five most popular songs in the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart, for the week ending January 31, 2015.
[中英对照] Weekly Korea Protests Keep Japanese WWII Atrocities Alive
Protesters gather in front of the Japanese Embassy in Seoul every week to demand an apology and reparations from Tokyo for the thousands of ...
Smartphones About to Make Leap, Carry Basic Senses
Long-distance communication contains mostly sounds and pictures. For now. But scientists in Britain say they are close to creating additions...
[中英对照] Somalia Aims to Improve Lives of Children
Somalia's president signed into law the Convention on the Rights of the Child on January 20. Somalia’s children continue to face daily cha...
Lawmakers from Africa's Great Lakes Region Discuss Challenges
The debilitating political crisis that has wreaked havoc in the Great Lakes region became a top issue of discussion at a recent inter-parlia...
Saved By a Mistake: an Auschwitz Survivor's Story
Dagmar Lieblova was 14 when she arrived at Auschwitz in December 1943, along with her entire Czech Jewish family. All of them were to die th...
Brussels Shaken as New Greek Leader Challenges Europe’s Austerity Drive
Greece’s youngest ever prime minister, 40-year-old Alexis Tsipras, was sworn in Monday after his victorious far-left Syriza party entered a...
National Geographic Photo Camps Empower Youth
The images on display at National Geographic headquarters in Washington were global, yet intimate - two friends embracing, a baby sleeping b...
Gavi's Goal: Vaccinate Millions More Children; Many US Parents Reject Vaccines
Gavi, the Vaccine Alliance is seeking funds to extend its early childhood vaccine program in developing countries. Gavi's CEO says he's co...
Yemen in Turmoil, Emergency Parliament Session Planned
Yemen's parliament is scheduled to hold an emergency session Sunday following the resignation of the president and the government. Armed H...
US, Japan Offer Lessons as Eurozone Launches Huge Stimulus
The Euro currency has fallen sharply after the European Central Bank announced a bigger-than-expected $67 billion-a-month quantitative easin...
Activists: Nigeria Elections Should Be Postponed
Nigerian expatriates and activists recently gathered in Washington to denounce the deadly raids and massacres by the militant group Boko Har...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
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