Artwork from the iconic Dick and Jane series was auctioned off earlier this week. Baby boomers well-remember these elementary school primers – some wistfully and some not so much.
As Ilan Stavans sees it, the late author changed the literary world and maybe Latin America itself.
A standoff over sovereignty of the Senkakus, also claimed by China — which calls the chain Diaoyu — has been a source of deep tension between the two countries in recent years.
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.