NEWS WATCH

  • November 20, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Good morning. Here are some of the top stories we’ll be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Iran Nuclear Talks Talks are resuming in Geneva today. Iran’s supreme leader Khamenei says Iran will never bow to sanctions, but wants … Continue reading

  • November 19, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Photo by Andrew Harrer/Bloomberg via Getty Images Good morning. Here are some of the top stories we’ll be keeping an eye on throughout the day. Health Care A new poll show approval for President Barack Obama has fallen to 41 … Continue reading

  • November 17, 2013   BY Saskia de Melker 

    Recovery continues after Typhoon Haiyan Local authorities and international agencies are struggling to deliver aid to the ravaged central Philippines, where the death toll is approaching 4,000. The number of people displaced by the catastrophe is now estimated at 4 … Continue reading

  • November 16, 2013   BY William Brangham 

    Typhoon Haiyan Relief efforts continue in the Philippines, with hundreds of aid workers setting up temporary hospitals in the city of Tacloban. The United Nations raised the death toll to 4,400, and said 11 million people had been affected. Residents … Continue reading

  • November 15, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Health care reform President Barack Obama meets with CEOs in the health insurance industry at the White House Friday to discuss his plan allowing insurance companies to provide coverage for a year for policies that don’t meet new guidelines for … Continue reading

  • November 8, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Philippines weather the super typhoon –The winds of Super Typhoon Haiyan have weakened but the 19-foot waves and 10-plus inches of rain in 12 hours have destroyed many parts of the central Philippines, where more than 700,000 people were evacuated … Continue reading

  • November 1, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Maliki heads to the White House Iraqi Prime Minister Nouri al-Maliki meets with President Barack Obama to discuss Iraq’s insurgency and ask for more U.S. military aid. The AP reported in October that more than 5,000 Iraqis have been killed … Continue reading

  • October 28, 2013   BY newsdesk 

    Health care website woes The part of Healthcare.gov that verifies applicants’ personal information crashed Sunday, due to a network failure, Time magazine reports. House Republicans and Democrats will get a chance this week to seek answers for the glitchy rollout … Continue reading

  • October 27, 2013   BY Elisabeth Ponsot 

    Violent Sunday in Iraq and Afghanistan The AP reports that a new wave of coordinated car bombs hit Shiite neighborhoods in Baghdad and a suicide bomber targeted soldiers in the northern city of Mosul on Sunday. At least 56 are … Continue reading

  • October 26, 2013   BY Ivette Feliciano 

    Saudi Arabian women break driving ban, defy warnings A few women filmed themselves driving in Saudi cities on Saturday, defying government warnings of arrest and prosecution. It is all part of a campaign against men-only road rules, activists said. Though … Continue reading