Like its Central American neighbors, Panama is dealing with a rise in gangs. One hotel developer has taken on several of the gangs in his neighborhood, offering them rehabilitation, jobs and hope.
The IMF and World Bank meet this weekend. Likely on the agenda: the Iran deal, ISIS and Russia. NPR’s Linda Wertheimer talks with Foreign Policy’s David Rothkopf about the state of the global economy.
Italian police detained 15 Muslim migrants this week accused of throwing 12 Christians off a smuggling vessel in the Mediterranean because of their faith.
Twenty years after the Oklahoma City bombing, nearly one in four survivors has markers for PTSD. Counselors are still opening up new cases for first responders as a result of the bombing.
Mobs with machetes attacked immigrants in Durban, South Africa, Thursday, hoping to drive out foreigners looking for work. NPR’s Linda Wertheimer speaks with the BBC’s Milton Nkosi about the attacks.
Greece says Germany owes it billions of dollars for its World War II occupation by the Nazis. The German government says it has already paid, but some Germans feel more should be done.
No party is expected to win a majority in the upcoming U.K. elections. That means the Scottish National Party, after losing a vote on independence last year, could determine the country’s next leader.
In 1977, classical music virtually died in Pakistan when the government banned live concerts. Seven musicians are working to bring the art back, and a film premiering Saturday documents their quest.
Golf is a sport that’s been enjoyed by both Democrats and Republicans through the decades, but bipartisan golf outings may be disappearing like a shanked tee shot into a water hazard.
A New Orleans federal appeals court case may determine whether the President can implement his immigration plan before his term is up.
Critics of the system that ushers food products to market say it is rife with conflicts of interest. When scientists depend on food companies for work, they may be less likely to contest food safety.
The new method was proposed after the botched execution by lethal injection last year of an Oklahoma inmate.
Clinton called campaign finance reform one of the “four big fights” of her campaign. But does this idea of a constitutional amendment to restrict or eliminate big money stand a chance?
Race officials say Kendall Schler faked her win at last Sunday’s GO! St. Louis race. They say she also cheated in last year’s race where she finished third.
International banks are promising nearly a billion dollars in aid to the three countries hardest hit by Ebola. The number of weekly cases has dropped below 40 — the lowest level since last May.