Afghan Forces Fight to Keep IS from Expanding Safe Haven
The front lines against the so-called Islamic State in Afghanistan are constantly under threat. Afghan security forces are fighting to keep ...
High-Resolution Microscope Brings Tiny Worlds Closer to Researchers
Modern microelectronic devices contain billions of components crammed into thumbnail-size flakes. The chemical industry uses nanoparticles t...
Is US Plan for More Anti-IS Raids Mission Creep?
The recent call from U.S. officials for increased American joint and unilateral special operations in the fight against Islamic State milita...
[中英对照] Villagers Near Kobani Live in Constant Fear of IS Shelling
Near Kobani, the Islamic State group controls a number of villages west of the Euphrates River. From there, the group has been firing heavy ...
Chilean Students Find 'Green' Way to Charge Phones
As free as they make us, mobile phones still need to stay close to a power source. Soon that may change with “green” power.
Scientists Solve Mystery of Chameleon Eyes
Chameleons can move their eyes in different directions, and most scientists thought that meant that each eye worked independently from the o...
[中英对照] Plankton Poop May Help Scientists Predict Climate Changes
Scientists trying to predict future changes in our climate are using every possible source of data to make their calculations. Lately, they ...
Exhibit at National Portrait Gallery Expands Definition of 'Celebrity'
The National Portrait Gallery holds more than 21,000 in its collection,posters, paintings, and photographs . A new exhibition, “Eye Pop: Ce...
Pumpkins More Popular than Ever in US
October means many things. It means Halloween, harvest season, or just the arrival of fall, and falling leaves. But no matter which part of ...
US Group Calls for Greater Care for Military Dogs
Animal rights advocates in the United States say the country not only needs to take care of its veterans but also the military dogs that hav...
October Rate Hike Still a Possibility but Not Likely
The focus in financial markets will be on the U.S. central bank when members of the Federal Open Market Committee meet for two days this wee...
New US House Speaker Expected in Coming Days
A monthlong leadership crisis in the U.S. House of Representatives is expected to end this week with the election of Republican Congressman ...
Brits Accused of Putting Trade Above Rights in China
Chinese President Xi Jinping has wrapped up a four-day visit to Britain in which he signed billions of dollars' worth of deals, but critics...
World Closes In on Eradicating Polio
Never before have so few children in the world had polio. Yet, as World Polio Day is observed Saturday, those who are trying to rid Earth of...
Top 5 Songs for Week Ending Oct. 24
We’re counting down the five most popular songs in the Billboard Hot 100 Pop Singles chart, for the week ending October 24, 2015.
Elderly Pianist Turns Grief Into Therapy for Self, Others
Every Friday, you can find Cerlene Rose in the lobby of Sibley Hospital in Washington, playing the piano.
Women Make Gains in Digital Gaming
Studies show that near half of all digital game players are women, but most play casual games on their smartphones or tablets. Although comp...
Ivory Coast Readies for Presidential Poll
The election campaign is in full-swing in Abidjan, Ivory Coast's biggest city. On Sunday, more than 6 million voters are expected to go to ...
Clinton Readies for High-stakes Benghazi Testimony
Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton is preparing for high political drama on Thursday when she testifies before the House Sele...
The Disappearing Great Wall of China
It is more than 2500 years old and is one of the most recognizable man-made structures on the planet, but the Great Wall of China is quietly...
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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