NPR examines previously undisclosed financial records from Daystar Television. Those files raise issues as basic as the definition of “church” and as a grand as the role of government in religion.
In a rebuke of Moscow, the 193-member body votes to condemn Russia’s annexation of the Black Sea peninsula.
Juarez, Mexico — terrifyingly violent a few years ago — is quieter now. But life there is still difficult for many, and some say the crime hasn’t quite gone away.
Brig. Gen. Jeffrey Sinclair had been accused of sexually assaulting a subordinate. He struck a deal to plead guilty to lesser charges. He was not demoted.
A Texas company seeking permission for an injection well in the heart of the Everglades is finding stiff opposition from environmental groups and some locals.
Pro-Russian groups used whips to attack pro-Ukrainian demonstrators in Sevastopol, on Ukraine’s Crimean Peninsula, the BBC says. Ukraine’s interim prime minister plans to visit the U.S. this week.
“The fact is, these are Russian forces,” Ukraine’s ambassador to the U.S., Olexander Motsyk says. “And they… participate in toppling local government in Crimea.”
What happens when a young pelican needs help from humans? Say he gets lost and needs some pointers on learning how to fly. That was the case recently in Tanzania.
“Any violation of Ukraine’s sovereignty and territorial integrity would be deeply destabilizing,” President Obama said, urging Russia not to intervene and calling for an end to the recent violence.
Studies show that harsh policies, including criminalization, don’t help the students who are removed from the classroom — and that schools punish black, Latino and disabled students more harshly.
The U.S. has wanted better relations with Venezuela, but the new president, like Hugo Chavez before him, say experts, uses the U.S. as a scapegoat to divert attention from domestic problems.
The milk industry has a new slogan: “Milk Life.” Instead of celebrities and milk mustaches, the new campaign reminds consumers that milk is a source of energy and protein.
A new virus in the Middle East has sickened more than 180 people and killed an alarming 43 percent of them. But scientists haven’t been sure where the virus originates or how people catch it.
Russia’s leader believes Moscow must play a central role in global affairs, from ex-Soviet republics like Ukraine to Syria in the Middle East. His positions put him in regular conflict with the U.S.
On January 1st, some European countries lifted the work restrictions on Romanians and Bulgarians. In Germany and elsewhere, this has rekindled a long-standing, anti-Roma sentiment. […]