Palestinians often buy and sell land without title deeds, or proof of ownership. That’s because most of the land doesn’t have them. It’s a problem dating back generations.
The Supreme Court hears arguments over same-sex marriage on Tuesday. But laws still exist in many states that allow discrimination against LGBT people in employment, housing and public accommodations.
In the aftermath of several police shootings of unarmed black men, many police departments are holding community forums to talk to residents about policing.
Watchmakers have long thrived by selling timepieces that will be cherished as family heirlooms. But, if pragmatism rendered the pocket watch obsolete, what happens when watches become computers?
The U.S. epidemic of injected opioid use could lead to severe outbreaks of HIV and hepatitis C like those now occurring in Indiana, the Centers for Disease Control And Prevention said Friday.
The clash at Gallipoli was one of the most memorable fights of World War I — and one of the most consequential. Its reverberations are still felt to this day in the chaotic Middle East.
In tests of anti-malarial pills and antibiotics, 9 to 41 percent didn’t meet quality standards. And the world does a crummy job chasing criminals who reap $75 billion a year from counterfeit meds.
Andrew Chan and Myuran Sukumaran, the ringleaders of the heroin-smuggling ring, are expected to be given their execution dates on Saturday. Indonesian law requires they receive 72 hours’ notice.
From Goya to Banksy, artists through the centuries have tackled modernity and its discontents through depictions of eating outdoors.
The magazine said Corliss died Thursday night in New York following a stroke he suffered a week ago. Corliss reviewed films for the magazine for 35 years.
At the site of the Rana Plaza tragedy in Bangladesh, families gathered to remember their loved ones and call for better working conditions. Changes have been made but there’s a long way to go.
The movie is the The Ridiculous Six, an apparent spoof of the classic Western The Magnificent Seven. The Native American actors say the movie’s script insults native women, elders and Apaches.
Negative feedback is supposed to be good for us, but it sure doesn’t feel so good. Shifting the context by thinking more broadly helps blunt the sting, a study found. So does embracing change.
Comcast is abandoning its $45 billion takeover of Time Warner Cable. For more details, Steve Inskeep speaks with NPR’s Yuki Noguchi.
Some 1.5 million Armenians were killed or deported in the violence unleashed by Ottoman Turks starting in 1915. Turkey and Armenia still disagree on how to define these terrible events.