New Orleans Works to Rebuild Music Scene After Katrina
New Orleans is known for its music. But 10 years ago, the music was drowned out by the howling winds and rising water brought by Hurricane K...
Will VP Biden Enter US Presidential Fray?
A big question mark remains on the list of U.S. presidential hopefuls – will Vice President Joe Biden enter the race on the Democratic side...
Presidential Hopefuls Keep Busy Weekend Schedule
U.S. presidential candidates have scheduled meetings this weekend with groups supporting their respective parties. Democratic hopefuls are i...
Doctor: Use of Controversial Tissue Essential for Research
Planned Parenthood, a U.S. government-funded women’s health care organization, has been making headlines after an anti-abortion group relea...
Turbulent Week in World Markets Ends Quietly
Despite better-than-expected U.S. growth in the second quarter, Wall Street finished a tumultuous week with key indexes mostly unchanged. Me...
[中英对照] Somalia to Ban Female Genital Mutilation
Hope at last for girls in Somalia as the government signals its intentions to ban female genital mutilation, a brutal practice girls in Soma...
[中英对照] Iran Sees 30 Billion From Future Tourism
The deal struck between Iran and six world powers over its nuclear program should see sanctions against the country beginning to ease by nex...
[中英对照] Russia Courts Mideast With Military Hardware
As Russia's economy heads into recession, its defense industry is one of the few that seems to be prospering. And that was made clear at Ru...
Quality Control Improves TB Rates
A new study shows that redesigning medical services for tuberculosis can dramatically reduce the death rate. The research was conducted in a...
Dogs Being Trained to Detect Prostate Cancer
Many urologists agree that the current, so-called PSA test for detecting prostate cancer is often unreliable, but it remains widely used bec...
Technique May Eliminate Drill-and-Fill Dental Care
For over a hundred years, dentists have been repairing cavities by removing the decayed tooth tissue with a drill and filling the hole with ...
Arctic Draws International Competition for Oil
A new geopolitical “Great Game” is underway in earth’s northernmost region, the Arctic, where Russia has claimed a large area for resourc...
African Nations Hope to Benefit From Renewed US Legislation
The United States and African nations hold the first conference this week in Gabon on the African Growth and Opportunities Act since Congres...
China's Stock Slump Continues; Europe's Markets Bounce Back
China cut interest rates a quarter of a percentage point Tuesday, to 4.6 percent, and eased bank reserve requirements, effectively pumping m...
Shipping Containers Provide Experimental Housing
Housing prices around the San Francisco Bay area are out of reach for many people, so some young entrepreneurs, artists and tech industry wo...
Deadly Wildfires Ravage Western States
Wildfires have been raging in the western states of Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Montana and California forcing thousands of residents from th...
'Cartel Land' Offers Front Row Seat to US-Mexico Drug War
Matthew Heineman’s documentary Cartel Land is made of the stuff we watch in Western movies. Only, this narrative is for real.
Eritrea Opens its Doors to European Investigators
For many years Europe has welcomed refugees from Eritrea - a nation that has acquired a reputation among western powers as a totalitarian st...
Off-beat Candidates Take Center Stage in US Election Campaign
Two unusual candidates, one Republican and one Democrat, dominate the early stages of the U.S. presidential campaign. It is far too early to...
Tanglewood Remains Center for New Music at 75
Tanglewood Music Center – the Boston Symphony Orchestra’s summer program for young performers and composers - has been home to a Who’s Wh...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
Education Report - How Well is English Spoken Worldwide?
Another Big Year for Largest Comic Book Event of its Kind
Study: North Korea, Eritrea Have Highest Levels of ‘Modern Slavery’
Duck Boat Accident Kills 17
'The Caliph, Cupid and the Clock,' by O. Henry
Diego Maradona Signs with Belarus Football Team
Death Sentence Having Little Effect on Drug in Southeast Asia
US Farmers Preparing for Long-Term Effects of Trade War
US Prosecutors Say Russian Woman Has Ties to Spies
Separated Families Win Small Victory from US Court
EU Fines Google a Record $5 Billion
President Obama Pushes On For Innovation
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