Skip to main content

Politics

Wave Of Guatemalan Migrant Children Presents Unique Challenges

Many indigenous Guatemalan children entering the U.S. alone speak little or no Spanish. This language barrier contributes to the complexity of the unfolding humanitarian crisis at the border.

A Rogue Libyan General Tries To Impose Order With An Iron Fist

Khalifa Hifter was one of Moammar Gadhafi's top generals who eventually fled to the U.S. Now he's back in Libya, a polarizing figure waging a harsh crackdown on Islamist militants.

Tackling Sexual Assault On Campus With Comedy

"The fault in our schools," Comedy Central's Jon Stewart suggests, is that rape culture still exists on many American college campuses.

Tech Week: Google's Plans, Aereo's Loss And Occupied Stalls

Google rolled out a slew of new products and ideas at its annual developers conference, the Supreme Court dealt a blow to a TV startup, plus more headlines in this week's tech news roundup.

Older Moms Take Heart: You May Be More Likely To Live Longer

There's mounting evidence that women who have children later in life are also more likely to make it to 95 or 100. But delaying childbearing just to live longer is not a good idea.

Court Stays Decision Striking Down Indiana's Gay Marriage Ban

The appeals court decision puts a halt to gay marriages in the state pending an appeal of the lower court ruling.

In The Stands At World Cup, It Was The U.S. That Beat Germany

In the David and Goliath match, American fans dominated the cheering section.

Got Leftovers To Share? In Germany, There's A Website For That

Europeans throw away about 90 million tons of food each year. A new German website aims to ratchet that number down a bit by connecting people with leftovers to spare with people who could use them.

Armed Drones Over Baghdad To Protect U.S. Forces, Pentagon Says

The decision to arm some of the unmanned planes flying over the city was made to protect American advisers deployed to assess the security situation.

Sticky Streamers Of Staph Bacteria May Clog Up Medical Devices

Hospital-acquired infections with Staphylococcus aureus are a major health problem. Learning how staph can gum up tiny tubes like catheters may help prevent infections.

Pages