In Ethiopia, over a quarter of the population survives on less than two dollars a day. International organizations and foreign governments provide funds to address the rampant poverty in this country and others, but little data is available to assess…
By Fred de Sam Lazaro
In our Thursday news wrap, it is being widely reported that the White House has backed off a plan to slash more than $4 billion in foreign aid. The cuts would have included humanitarian relief, peacekeeping and global health initiatives.
The panicked scene Saturday on the binational Santander bridge was the dramatic high point of a day that also saw two people killed in unrest near Brazil, at least 23 soldiers switch loyalties to opposition leader Juan Guaido, and Maduro…
By Associated Press
President Donald Trump says he has asked Secretary of State Mike Pompeo to take a "hard look" at U.S. foreign assistance.
By Christopher Hartnick, The Conversation
As the founder and director of Operation Airway, a nonprofit that treats kids with breathing problems, I have led teams of surgeons and other medical professionals on missions across the world for the past decade. Our team,…
By Andrew Taylor and Martin Crutsinger, Associated Press Writers
Tuesday's budget blueprint faces a skeptical reception from Congress.
By Joannie Tremblay-Boire for The Conversation
With foreign aid on the chopping block, it’s important for Americans to understand how it works, who benefits from it and how U.S. contributions stack up.
In the 15 years since the U.S. went into Afghanistan, $1.5 billion has been spent to develop women’s rights in the country. But even with significant improvements, there remain many hardships, including domestic violence and the lack of educational opportunity.
By Daniel Moritz-Rabson
In interviews with self-described Republicans ages 18 to 25, seven of whom attend college or vote in Ohio, voters said they gravitated toward the Republican party because of economic concerns.
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