2013年2月 最新内容

Civil Rights Pioneer Rosa Parks Honored with Capitol Statue

2013-02-28 09:09:30

A civil rights pioneer, and her groundbreaking action, were remembered by President Obama and lawmakers on Capitol Hill on Wednesday. They ...

Cell Phone Use Increasing Pedestrian Danger

2013-02-28 09:06:46

Teenagers are often warned against texting on their cell phones while they are behind the wheel of a car, since distracted driving can lead ...

Turkey Provides Schools for Syrian Refugee Children

2013-02-28 09:04:41

As the Syrian conflict approaches the end of its second year, authorities in neighboring Turkey have set up schools for refugee children. Mo...

Benedict Bids Farewell; Cardinals Face A Difficult Choice

2013-02-28 09:03:08

Pope Benedict makes his last public appearance on Wednesday, a day before becoming the first pontiff to resign in nearly six centuries. The ...

Displaced Kenyan Voters Hope for Reconciliation

2013-02-28 09:01:08

As Kenya prepares for presidential elections next week, some communities displaced by the inter-tribal fighting that followed the 2007 vote ...

Pope Gives Final Audience

Pope Gives Final Audience

图文2013-02-28 08:56:22

Pope Benedict XVI bid his public farewell in front of tens of thousands of people on St. Peter's Square in the Vatican, the day before his ...

Fed Chief Warns of Economic Headwinds From Budget Stalemate

Fed Chief Warns of Economic Headwinds From Budget Stalemate

图文2013-02-27 09:12:39

Some $85 billion in automatic spending cuts will kick in Friday unless Congress and the Obama administration can agree on an alternate plan ...

Google 'Doodles' Reflect Company's Culture of Innovation

2013-02-27 09:02:11

From a marketing standpoint Google, the enormously profitable Internet search engine, separated itself from the competition early on with it...

Talks With Russia in Spotlight as Kerry Visits Berlin

Talks With Russia in Spotlight as Kerry Visits Berlin

图文2013-02-27 08:59:02

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry visited Berlin Tuesday, on the second leg of an 11-day trip that includes stops in Turkey and the Middle ...

Kenyan Presidential Candidates Make Final Push

Kenyan Presidential Candidates Make Final Push

图文2013-02-27 08:56:25

With just under a week to go before Kenya’s presidential election, candidates are making their final efforts to court voters. The race...

Seismologists Monitor North Korea Nuclear Blast

Seismologists Monitor North Korea Nuclear Blast

图文2013-02-26 09:35:45

North Korea this month set off its third nuclear test device of the past decade. And like the previous tests, this one created vibrations i...

International Community Wants 'Concrete Action' from Iran at Nuclear Talks

International Community Wants 'Concrete Action' from Iran at Nuclear Talks

图文2013-02-26 09:32:45

Iranian nuclear negotiators are scheduled to meet Tuesday in Kazakhstan with officials from the United States, Britain, France, Russia, Chin...

Washington Week: Focus on Austerity

Washington Week: Focus on Austerity

图文2013-02-26 08:56:58

A federal budget showdown will consume Washington’s political oxygen when U.S. lawmakers get back to work Monday after a week-long rec...

Pakistani Handover of Gwadar Port to Beijing Draws Scrutiny

2013-02-26 08:55:34

Pakistan recently handed over management of its strategic deepwater Gwadar seaport to China. Both countries insist the deal is a “pure...

South African Traditional Healers Face Increased Competition

South African Traditional Healers Face Increased Competition

图文2013-02-26 08:47:14

In South Africa, traditional healers known, as sangomas, are deeply entrenched in the culture. So much so that a 2012 court case affirmed th...

Obama Calls For US Election Reforms

Obama Calls For US Election Reforms

图文2013-02-25 09:10:48

While Americans are proud of their democracy, some are saying the election system is not working as it should. Reports of long lines at the...

100-Year-Old African American Sorority Leaves Its Mark

100-Year-Old African American Sorority Leaves Its Mark

图文2013-02-25 09:07:49

February is Black History Month in the United States. It draws attention and pays tribute to people, organizations and events that have shap...

Foundation to Send More American Students to China

Foundation to Send More American Students to China

图文2013-02-23 12:54:00

Last year the number of Chinese studying abroad in the U.S. rose 23 percent, to surpass 200,000. Far fewer American students study in China,...

Economy Slow Down Predicted As Sequester Looms

Economy Slow Down Predicted As Sequester Looms

图文2013-02-23 12:51:23

U.S. President Barack Obama is calling on Congress to take action to prevent $85 billion in automatic spending cuts -- known as the "sequest...

With Lincoln, Day-Lewis Ponders His 3rd Oscar

2013-02-23 12:49:07

British-born actor Daniel Day-Lewis is a front-runner to win the Academy Award for his portrayal of the 16th U.S. president in Steven Spielb...

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