Havana Welcomes US Decision to Remove Cuba From Terror List
The United States' official removal of Cuba from its list of state sponsors of terrorism is being celebrated on the communist island and we...
Purple Door Coffeeshop: Changing Lives One Cup at a Time
Kevin Persons has been homeless for roughly a quarter of his nearly 25 years. Today, he's working behind the counter of an espresso bar, se...
One World Trade Center Observatory Opens to Public
From New Jersey to Long Island, from Northern suburbs to the Atlantic Ocean, with all of New York City in-between. That view became availabl...
Modular Robot Getting Closer to Reality
For years, researchers at Carnegie Mellon University experimented with a snake-like robot that could crawl through pipes and climb up trees.
Researchers Study Ways to Help People Quit Smoking
It's no secret that any type of tobacco use is not healthy. But, for most people, it's hard to quit. That's because most of them started ...
Floodwaters Recede in Houston, but Rain Continues
Many parts of Texas are recovering from one of the worst natural disasters to hit the southwestern state. Heavy rains on Monday and early Tu...
Life for Returning Afghan Refugees Goes from Bad to Worse
Hadeesa is only 14 years old, but her face already shows the signs of life weighing her down. She manages the family’s meager resources, ta...
Britain Makes Controversial Move to Crack Down on Extremism
Britain is moving to tighten controls on extremist rhetoric, even when it does not incite violence or hatred - a move that some are concerne...
US Voters Seek Answers From Presidential Candidates on IS Gains
The growth of the Islamic State militant group in Iraq and Syria comes as the 2016 U.S. presidential campaign kicks off in the Midwest state...
[中英对照] 3D Printer Makes Replica of Iconic Sports Car
Cars with parts made by 3D printers are already on the road, but engineers are still learning about this new technology. While testing the p...
Top 5 Songs for Week Ending May 30
We’re lifting off with the five most popular songs in the Billboard Hot 100 Pop Singles chart, for the week ending May 30, 2015.
Film Festival Looks at Indigenous Peoples, Culture Conflict
A recent Los Angeles film festival that ran from May 22-25 highlighted the plight of people caught between two cultures. The Garifuna Intern...
Kenya’s Capital Sees Rise in Shisha Parlors
In Kenya, the smoking of shisha, a type of flavored tobacco, is the latest craze. Patrons are flocking to shisha parlors to smoke and social...
Environmental Group Helps Big Companies to Change Practices
Who has enough clout to get Fortune 500 giants like PepsiCola, Nike, Disney, Ikea and Apple to change their environmental practices?
Study: Plankton Are a Major Oxygen Source on Earth
Tiny ocean creatures collectively called plankton are mostly thought of as food for whales and other large marine animals. But a four-year g...
Small Oasis on Kabul's Outskirts Provides Relief From Security Tensions
When people in Kabul want to get away from the city and relax, many choose Qargha Lake, a small resort on the outskirts of Kabul.
Washington Parade Honors Those Killed Serving in US Military
Every year, on the last Monday in the month of May, millions of Americans honor the memories of those killed while serving in the armed for...
Turkey's Ruling Party Lures Voters in Opposition Stronghold
Turkey’s AK Party is seeking a fourth successive general election victory, with the goal of securing two-thirds of the seats in parliament ...
Researcher: Obesity Poses Complex Problem
For the last 15 years, Plymouth, England has held a symposium on obesity. It’s estimated that more than half the city’s adults are overwei...
Debate Ignites Over Government Benefits, Training for Displaced Workers
As debate intensifies over whether to give Congress and the president the ability to "fast-track" proposed free trade agreements with Paci...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
Education Report - How Well is English Spoken Worldwide?
Restaurants to Offer Free Food from Leftovers
World's First Nuclear Fusion Reactor 50 Percent Complete
New Year's Traditions Around the World
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S. Korean President Calls Sex Slave Deal with Japan Problematic
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Ukraine, Pro-Russian Forces Trade Prisoners to Mark the New Year
90 Percent of Kenyan Students Failed Secondary Exams
President Obama Pushes On For Innovation
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