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 PBS NewsHour
Puerto Rico’s financial crisis has been well-documented over the last few weeks, but a new report in the Washington Post sheds light on how Congress may have played a role in the fiscal troubles being felt in the U.S. commonwealth.
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, 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.
By David Crary, Associated Press
Abortions have declined in states where new laws make it harder to have them - but they've also waned in states where abortion rights are protected. Nearly everywhere, in red states and blue, abortions are down since 2010.
By Larisa Epatko
Much like people try to achieve work-life balance, countries that engage civil society, battle corruption and take care of the environment -- rather than just focusing on economic growth -- tend to serve their populations best.
By Laura Santhanam
A new Pew Research Center report compares attitudes about long-term care and aging in the United States, Italy and Germany.
By Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
CAMP DAVID, Maryland — U.S. and Afghan leaders laid the groundwork Monday for new relations between the two countries linked for years as war partners, including plans to seek American funding to maintain an Afghan security force of 352,000 and…
By Nedra Pickler, Lolita C. Baldor, Associated Press
WASHINGTON (AP) — The United States announced Wednesday that it is sending small unarmed drones, armored Humvees and other assistance to Ukraine in its fight against Russian-backed separatists. Lethal weapons were not included, to the dismay of some U.S. lawmakers.
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