Moscow Restaurants Suffer in Bad Economy, Look for Opportunity
Moscow's casual dining scene has grown exponentially in the past decade, but Russia's economic decline, the drop in the value of the ruble...
Solar Plane Prepares for Global Circumnavigation
Pilots of the sun-powered plane Solar Impulse 2 completed two successful test flights Thursday in the United Arab Emirates, in preparation f...
Islamic State Sets No Limits to Destruction
There seems to be no limit to the atrocities committed by radical Islamists in their intent to create a world designed according to their ow...
FGM Remains Rampant in Some Kenyan Communities
Each February, the United Nations holds the International Day of Zero Tolerance for Female Genital Mutilation, or FGM. The practice is belie...
Western Students Outsource Work to Kenyan Writers
On the University of Nairobi campus, talent is on sale.
New Tool Maps Buildings' Energy Efficiency
Architects, engineers and building managers will soon be able to quickly collect data about building interiors that once took weeks to measu...
Top 5 Songs for Week Ending Feb. 28
We’re partying with the five most popular songs in the Billboard Hot 100 pop singles chart, for the week ending February 28, 2015.
Studies Support Truvada as Prevention
New studies show programs that use antiretroviral drugs to prevent HIV infection are very effective. The findings were released at the Confe...
[中英对照] Kenya’s Ol Pejeta Conservancy Driving Animals Away from Humans
In Laikipia, Kenyan rangers are driving game farther into a 36,000 hectare conservancy to protect the animals from conflict with encroaching...
Putin: The ‘Lonely’ Leader Bent on Restoring Russian Power
Despite Russia’s crisis-hit economy, approval ratings for President Vladimir Putin are near record-highs. Western sanctions against Moscow ...
Scrap-Metal Separation May Become Cheaper
According to the Environmental Protection Agency, the United States throws 14.8 million tons of scrap metal into landfills every year. One o...
Study: Rats Pose Plague Risk in Croplands
Efforts to boost food production in East Africa may increase the risk of plague. A new study says the conversion of natural lands into cropl...
[中英对照] Disruption in Sending Cash Home Distresses Somali Immigrants
Once a month for years, Ahmed Ahmed has been going to Dahabshil, a money service agency catering to the Somali community outside Washington....
US West Coast Ports Busy, Struggling With Backlog
Most West Coast U.S. ports have been busy since Friday, when negotiators reached a tentative settlement in a nine-month labor dispute and wo...
New Fighting Sends Surge of Refugees to Sudan's Border Region
Fighting in the war-torn Nuba mountains in Sudan has led to an increase in the number of Sudanese refugees fleeing to South Sudan in the las...
A Filmmaker Discovers Her Biracial Identity in 'Little White Lie'
Lacey Schwartz grew up in an upper middle-class Jewish family, in upstate New York, where almost everyone she knew was white. She assumed th...
Robot Learns to Cook by Watching Videos
Robots performing tasks according to a predetermined set of instructions are nothing new. But robots capable of learning how to do something...
Hardline Stance on Iran Nuclear Deadline Could Be Pressure Tactic
As the March 24 deadline nears for Iran nuclear negotiators to agree on the fundamental structure of a final deal, both the U.S. and Iran in...
Aggressive HIV Found in Cuba
An aggressive form of HIV has been discovered in Cuba. It develops into full-blown AIDS within just three years. Researchers said the progre...
Yemeni Rebels Preach Unity But Stifle Opposition
After months of turmoil and the president's resignation last month, Yemen appears to be collapsing as its various population groups cannot ...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
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Restaurants to Offer Free Food from Leftovers
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S. Korean President Calls Sex Slave Deal with Japan Problematic
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90 Percent of Kenyan Students Failed Secondary Exams
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