Category Archives: World

The National Security Agency (NSA) headquarters in Fort Meade, Maryland.

Government Surveillance of Citizens Raises Civil Liberty Concerns


Two revelations about government programs designed to sift through the public’s phone calls and social media interaction have raised questions about what the government should…read more

Government & Civics
Young protestors march near Taksim Square on June 3, 2013 in Istanbul, Turkey.

Turkish Police Try to Keep Peace Amid Anti-Government Protests


A small demonstration of residents hoping to save a park from being destroyed has morphed into anti-government clashes between demonstrators and police in cities across…read more


Unexploded Landmines Are Focus of Prince Harry’s Visit


Britain’s Prince Harry is in the United States hoping to draw attention to the worldwide problem of unexploded landmines, which kill an estimated 15,000 people…read more

Story: Popular Clothing Brands React to Bangladesh Tragedy

Popular Clothing Brands React to Bangladesh Tragedy


Representatives from 40 clothing retailers, including H&M, Nike and Gap, met with the Bangladesh garment association last week to address the labor issues highlighted by…read more


Syria’s Use of Chemical Weapons Could Be “Game-Changer”


New allegations that the Syrian regime has used chemical weapons against its people has forced President Barack Obama to reconsider whether or not to intervene…read more


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