World Feb 08Want to practice Arabic? Syrian tutors are ready to lend a voice
The start-up company NaTakallam lets students practice Arabic in the comfort of their dorm rooms via Skype, while giving Syrian refugees in Lebanon a small income at a time when they need it most.
World Jan 29More allegations of sexual abuse by peacekeeping soldiers come to light in Central African Republic
New accusations of sexual abuse against European peacekeeping forces have surfaced in the Central African Republic, the United Nations reported Friday.
Nation Jan 28Barbie is getting a brand new look, or several of them
After more than a half-century of white skin, bleach-blonde hair, blue eyes and unrealistic body dimensions, Barbie dolls are getting a makeover. Mattel Inc., the company that created Barbie, is re-imagining her with different body types, skin color and hair.
Nation Jan 224 ways to help out during this weekend’s winter storm
If you live in the Washington, D.C. area and are looking for ways to help as the snow falls, you have plenty of options.
World Jan 14Tunisia marks five years since revolution, but challenges remain
Thousands of Tunisians gathered in the capital Tunis on Thursday to celebrate Revolution Day, the five-year anniversary of the overthrow of the 23-year dictator President Ben Ali.