As Potential Deal Draws Near, Iran Talks Critics Out in Force
As world powers and Iran continue nuclear negotiations in Vienna, many observers are optimistic a deal will be reached soon. But hardliners ...
US Gay Marriage Ruling Yields Real-life Impact
Friday’s landmark Supreme Court decision legalizing same-sex marriage throughout the United States is an outcome few thought possible just ...
[中英对照] S. Korea Christians Protest Gay Rights Festival
The U.S. Supreme Court decision mandating marriage equality nationwide has energized gay rights supporters around the world. Gay rights rema...
Burundi to Hold Elections - Despite Opposition Boycott
The legislative elections will take place Monday – despite efforts to delay them. The European Union, African Union, East African Community...
[中英对照] One-Person Flying Vehicles Close to Reality
Smart phones, essentially pocket-sized computers, we already have. Flying drones with cameras are available to everybody. Robots and self-dr...
Turning Nigeria's Disabled From Beggars to Workers
An estimated 20 million people in Nigeria have physical handicaps. With few opportunities for work, many have resorted to street begging. B...
Top 5 Songs for Week Ending June 27
We're counting down the five most popular songs in the Billboard Hot 100 Pop Singles Chart, for the week ending June 27, 2015.
[中英对照] Scientists Explore How Brains Work During Conversations
As every portrait painter knows, the slightest change in the shape of eyebrows, the curvature of lips or a crease in the forehead can alter ...
Leaders Praised For Ebola Response
A new report said critical decisions by African leaders helped turn the tide in West Africa’s Ebola outbreak. The Tony Blair Africa Governa...
[中英对照] Military Experts Question New Russian Tank Capabilities
Russia has been showing off its new combat tank design, which officials claim is 20 years ahead of current Western designs. But military ana...
New Device Detects Pilot Blackouts
During certain maneuvers, jet fighter pilots sometimes experience loss of vision and even loss of consciousness. Although short, these so-ca...
Freedom House: Democracy Under Attack in Eurasia
Democracy is under attack in Europe and Eurasia. In a new report, the non-profit, watchdog organization Freedom House says worsening corrupt...
Researchers: Climate Change a Medical Emergency
The impact of climate change is so great that it could undermine the last 50 years of gains in global health. That is the assessment of a ne...
Syrian Refugee Children Face Massive Health Crisis
Many Syrian children under 5 years old cannot remember life before violence and homelessness. At a sprawling refugee camp in Jordan, parents...
Experts: Greek Debt Deal Only Short-term Fix
A proposal from the Greek government could be the basis of a deal with its creditors to avoid default on a large payment due to the Internat...
Report: Many Species Risk Extinction
While progress has been made to preserve endangered animal, plant and other species, a new report said successes are being overshadowed by d...
Family of Tailors Still Serve Johannesburg
It’s a dark and crisp autumn morning on Albertina Sisulu Street in central Johannesburg. Chiman Chhiba opens the tangle of locks and chains...
Afghan Parliament Extends Term
Afghanistan’s parliament on Saturday voted to extend its own term beyond the constitutionally mandated five years. The action is supported ...
Carter, NATO Defense Chiefs to Focus on Russia
U.S. Defense Secretary Ash Carter said Monday there is neither a desire for a return to a Cold War nor for a new conflict with Russia, and t...
California Prepares for Serious Wildfire Season
California is bracing for a serious wildfire season. The west coast U.S. state is in its fourth year of severe drought, and firefighters are...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
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