Concerned over the devastating impact of escalating violence in Syria, where dozens of people in eastern Ghouta have been killed in recent airstrikes, and schools and hospitals are being deliberately destroyed, senior United Nations officials have underscored the obligation on all parties to the conflict, and the international community, to protect civilians from atrocity crimes
By Bill Chappell The global approval rating for U.S. leadership fell to 30 percent — lower in President Trump’s first year in office than under former President George W. Bush, and a sharp fall from the Obama era.(Image credit: AFP/Getty Images)
In 1971, Ellsberg leaked the Pentagon Papers to the press in the hope that they would help end the Vietnam War. His story is portrayed in the new film The Post. Originally broadcast Dec. 4, 2017.
(Reuters) – Amazon.com Inc raised the monthly fee for the U.S. version of its fast-shipping and video-streaming service Amazon Prime by $2 on Friday, making the case for subscribers to upgrade to an annual plan.
As swelling numbers of people flee English-speaking areas of Cameroon for Nigeria, the United Nations on Friday expressed concern over the precarious situation of women and children, which make now up about 80 per cent of the approximately 10,000 registered refugees in eastern Nigeria’s Cross River state.
By Whitney Pipkin Yellow-pea milk might sound odd, but the founders of Ripple Foods think their protein-rich dairy alternatives could give cow’s milk a run for its money and open the door to more plant-based products.(Image credit: Caitlin Maddox-Smith/Ripple Foods)
The threats of violent extremism and transnational organized crime in Afghanistan reverberate across Central Asia and the world and countering them cannot be the responsibility of one country alone, United Nations Secretary-General António Guterres said Friday, urging regional and multilateral cooperation, based firmly on human rights.
The European Union says that 70% of material deemed to be offensive is removed within 24 hours.
By Alex Smith Civil liberties groups in Missouri and at least five other states are suing to get more inmates treated with hepatitis drugs that are highly effective but quite expensive.(Image credit: Alex Smith/KCUR)
By Bill Chappell Carl Higbie, appointed by President Trump to serve in the agency that runs AmericCorps, has apologized for remarks that derided black people, Muslims and other groups.(Image credit: Corporation for National and Community Service, via YouTube)