Pope Francis’ visit to Cuba and the Eastern United States took up much of the week. See how much you know about the Holy Father in our five-minute quiz.
By PBS NewsHour
The Obama administration plans to settle as many as 10,000 Syrian refugees in the U.S. within a year. Special correspondent Marcia Biggs meets a refugee family who fled in 2012 and have begun life over in New Jersey.
By Julie Pace, Associated Press
President Barack Obama and Cuban President Raul Castro had a rare phone call Friday ahead of Pope Francis' impending visit to both their nations.
By PBS NewsHour
By Justin Scuiletti
Sea turtles have delivered a nesting season for the record books.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
The Defense Department is taking another look at the military prison in Kansas and the Navy Brig in South Carolina as it evaluates potential U.S. facilities to house detainees from the prison at Guantanamo Bay, Cuba, part of the Obama…
By Kenzi Abou-Sabe
Senior executives from Mitsubishi Materials held a press conference at the Simon Wiesenthal Center in Los Angeles on Sunday to formally apologize for using American prisoners of war as forced laborers during World War II.
Nearly $1.3 billion are sent to Somalis in the form of remittances each year according to Oxfam, $215 million of which are sent from the U.S.
By Associated Press
The inner circle of founders has been set for as long as anyone can remember - Washington, Jefferson, Adams, Franklin, Hamilton and Madison. Almost never mentioned is John Jay.
By Andrew Mach and Rialda Zukic
Germany allows new parents to take up to 14 months of parental leave on 65 percent of their salary. The U.S. offers no guaranteed paid leave for mothers or fathers. See how countries across the globe compare.
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