Some US Cities Resort to New Programs to Curb Youth Violence
Murder rates have risen during the first half of the year in several US cities . Many of the homicide victims have been juveniles. Now city ...
Robotic Marine Vehicles Explore Celtic Sea
Scientists in England are using two autonomous marine vehicles to explore the hydrology and biology of the Celtic Sea, an area off Ireland'...
Amigos de las Americas Marks 50 Years of Work in Latin America
Since it was founded in Houston 50 years ago, Amigos de las Americas has sent 26,000 U.S. high school and college students to work on projec...
Nigeria’s Wecyclers Work for Reusable Future in Lagos
The streets and lagoons of Africa's largest city - Lagos, Nigeria - are often clogged with trash, almost none of which gets recycled. One c...
Long Drought Affecting California’s Sequoias
California is suffering under a historic four-year drought and scientists say even the state's famed sequoia trees are feeling the pain. Th...
Britain to Deploy Peacekeepers to South Sudan, Somalia
British Prime Minister David Cameron has announced the deployment of several hundred troops to South Sudan and Somalia to ‘shore up stabili...
Pope Calls for Empathy During Final US Stop
Pope Francis received a warm welcome Sunday morning from bishops at the seminary where he had been staying during his Philadelphia visit. Th...
New Deadly Septic Shock Treatment Could Save Millions
Sepsis is a leading cause of death worldwide. But many people have never heard of it. In the United States, one million people develop sepsi...
Pope Urges Hispanic Immigrants to Cling to Faith
Standing at the birthplace of the United States, Pope Francis on Saturday urged the country’s immigrants – especially the largely Catholic...
Some Turks Unhappy with Syrian Migrants
Nearly two million migrants, mostly Syrians running from war and conflict, have taken refuge in Turkey. While the country has, for the most ...
British Oil Firm Accused of Corruption in Somalia Exploration Deal
A British oil exploration firm has been accused of corrupt payments to government officials in Somalia in return for rights to explore offsh...
Project Aims to Study Stratosphere Via Aerospace Firm's Glider
A glider designed by Airbus Group successfully completed its maiden flight Wednesday ahead of next year’s attempt to reach the edge of the ...
Border Tense as Serbia, Croatia Block Traffic in Migrants Dispute
Tensions on the Serbia-Croatia border are growing in a tit-for-tat blockade sparked by the influx of refugees and other migrants.
World Leaders, Pope to Converge at UN
World leaders are about to converge on the United Nations in their largest numbers yet. More than 150 presidents and prime ministers will at...
Syrian Refugees in Turkey Miss Home on Eid
Almost two million Syrians have taken refuge in neighboring Turkey. Many of them have been separated from their families.
End of Guinea Worm in Sight for Carter Center
Dracunculiasis is a parasitic infection that once afflicted millions primarily in Africa and parts of South Asia. Thanks to the efforts of f...
New Test May Avoid Unnecessary Chemotherapy
Breast cancer patients dread chemotherapy because of its many side effects, such as sickness and hair loss, together with potential lung, li...
Obama Greets Pope, Poor Workers Hope For Help
Pope Francis arrived in Washington Tuesday, launching his much anticipated visit to the United States. Ahead of the pope's meeting at the W...
Lawmakers Excited, Anxious Ahead of Pope’s Speech to Congress
At the U.S. Capitol, anticipation has reached a fever pitch over Pope Francis’ address to Congress on September 24. And no one is more exci...
Syrian Kurds Get Outside Help to Manage Prisons
Syria's Kurdish-held regions have been hailed by some as areas of relative stability in a war-torn nation. But rights monitors have express...
President Donald J. Trump’s Weekly Address
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Restaurants to Offer Free Food from Leftovers
World's First Nuclear Fusion Reactor 50 Percent Complete
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S. Korean President Calls Sex Slave Deal with Japan Problematic
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