Samar Minallah Khan makes documentaries about the Pakistani custom of handing over a daughter to settle a score. Her films have convinced the government to ban the practice.
The lifting of the decades-old ban was announced on Instagram by Michelle Obama. The White House urged people to share their experience using the hashtag #WhiteHouseTour. Selfie sticks aren’t allowed.
Julie Hamp was accused of importing the prescription painkiller oxycodone in violation of the country’s narcotics laws. She was arrested June 18 but has not been charged.
Alexis Tsipras insisted a rejection of creditors’ proposals for a bailout did not mean Greece would leave the eurozone. Greece officially missed a loan payment to the IMF today.
Advocates concede it may be more challenging to rally public support and dollars for causes that may be less obvious or visceral than marriage.
A flood of some 120 series, both new and returning, are coming to TV sets this summer. So, how to choose which ones to binge-watch by the pool? Our TV critic picks his four favorite new shows.
Panama’s economy, while cooling in recent years, is still growing at astonishing rates compared to its neighbors. But environmental damage and huge government debt are part of the package.
Unaccompanied minors surged across the U.S. southern border last year, fleeing violence in Central America. This year the Obama administration hopes to forestall a new wave with a quiet new program.
Greek voters on Sunday face a referendum on further austerity measures in exchange for bailouts. But the unstated question is whether Greece should give up the euro.
The residue from meth labs can cause health problems, but people aren’t always told that the house they’re buying is contaminated. An Indiana law requires disclosure but not mandatory testing.
In NPR’s most recent poll a majority of American adults say they played sports in their youth. Many say they encourage their kids to play, too, and see health benefits as well as life-long lessons.
Mindy Przeor founded an after-school program in Mesa, Ariz. to get elementary school kids up and running.
In the suit, Trump claims Univision is attempting to suppress his freedom of speech by dropping coverage of the Miss Universe Pageant, which Trump co-owns.
The draft report by outside law enforcement experts says the agency needs more internal affairs investigators. It also calls for more transparency in investigations, especially shootings by agents.
Thirty-three years of tax returns — the most ever for a presidential candidate — show Bush earned $29 million since leaving office. He also paid an average tax rate of 36 percent over three decades.