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April 24, 2015 Comment

Drone Strike Deaths Raise Questions

Italy says it wants more information from the United States about how an Italian aid worker was killed in a U.S. drone strike.

April 24, 2015 Comment

Japanese Train Breaks Speed Record, Again

A maglev train in Japan broke its own record, hitting a speed of 375 miles per hour on a test run near Mount Fugi.

April 24, 2015 2 Comments

Russell Crowe Taps History To Make ‘The Water Diviner’

The Academy Award winner directed and stars in the film, which draws on the diaries of young Australian soldiers.

April 23, 2015 2 Comments

Lessons From Australia’s 17-Year Drought

As California continues to deal with a drought, we take a look at the policies and laws that Australia put in place during its drought.

April 23, 2015 Comment

Obama Expresses ‘Profound Regret’ For Hostages Killed In Drone Strike

The hostages, one American and one Italian, were killed in a counterterrorism operation in January that also killed an al-Qaida leader.

April 22, 2015 Comment

India's Tiny Community Of Wild Asian Lions

Almost all the world’s lions live in Africa, but a small group of wild Asian lions in India is a remnant of a once much larger population.

April 22, 2015 Comment

Who Are The Mediterranean Migrant Smugglers?

Italian criminologist Andrea Di Nicola spent two years traveling with the traffickers. He explains who they are and how they operate.

April 22, 2015 2 Comments

Migrant Deaths In The Mediterranean: Why It’s Gotten Worse

European leaders are debating how the continent should deal with this crisis of people risking their lives to flee poverty and violence.

April 22, 2015 2 Comments

American Woman Hopes To Summit Everest Without Oxygen Canisters

Melissa Arnot, 30, is climbing world’s highest mountain without assistance from a Sherpa or supplemental oxygen.

April 22, 2015 12 Comments

’60 Minutes’ Footage Of Sarin Gas Attack Prompts Questions About Graphic Images

CBS News anchor and managing editor Scott Pelley said there was no question at the network of whether or not to air the video.

April 21, 2015 Comment

Photographing Armenian Lives Around the World

Photojournalist Scout Tufankjian started the Armenian Diaspora Project to explore what it means to be Armenian.

April 21, 2015 Comment

Cuba’s New Reality: A Need For MBAs

Scores of Cubans have earned MBAs, making them the little-known vanguard of Cuba’s newest revolution: learning business.

April 21, 2015 3 Comments

Lessons From India’s Tech Industry

Jason Del Rey of Re/code traveled overseas to the India Internet Day conference and spent a week checking out India’s tech scene.

April 21, 2015 Comment

U.S. To Partner With Africa On New African CDC

The idea for the African Centres for Disease Control and Prevention came about before last year’s Ebola outbreak.

April 21, 2015 2 Comments

‘Bookkeeper Of Auschwitz’ Goes On Trial

Oskar Groening, 93, acknowledged having helped collect and tally money from people arriving at Auschwitz, as part of his job.

April 20, 2015 2 Comments

Australia’s Kevin Rudd On U.S.-China Relations

The former Australian prime minister discusses China’s premier, Xi Jinping, and his influence on the global stage.

April 20, 2015 Comment

Kenya Faces Obstacles To End Al-Shabab Recruitment

The Kenyan government has decided on the need for radical action, after the Garissa University attack that killed 148 people.

April 20, 2015 Comment

An Alliance Between Circuses A World Apart

The new documentary “Circus Without Borders” tells the story of an improbable friendship between an Inuit and African circus.

April 20, 2015 2 Comments

Migrant Death Toll Continues To Rise In Mediterranean

Hundreds are believed to have drowned off Libya, and more search and rescue operations are underway.

April 17, 2015 Comment

Video Of Apparent Chemical Attack In Syria Moves U.N. To Tears

The footage is said to show the unsuccessful attempts of doctors to revive three young children after a chlorine gas attack.

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April 23 10 Comments

Iconic Images From Rock And Roll Photographer Henry Diltz

Crosby Stills and Nash, Neil Young, Joni Mitchell, the Doors, the Eagles, all became his friends and subjects.

April 23 22 Comments

Police Shooting Of Tamir Rice Still An Open Wound In Cleveland

Five months after the 12-year-old was shot, Peter O'Dowd visits the neighborhood and speaks with Tamir's mother, Samaria Rice.

April 22 6 Comments

Saving Food Scraps From The Trash To Make Better Meals

Are you throwing away your broccoli stems and peach pits? Food writer and cookbook author Eugenia Bone says don't.

April 21 Comment

Photographing Armenian Lives Around the World

Photojournalist Scout Tufankjian started the Armenian Diaspora Project to explore what it means to be Armenian.