2013年6月 最新内容

US-EU Set to Pursue Trade Deal, Possibly World’s Biggest

2013-06-19 09:42:52

At the G8 Summit in Britain, President Barack Obama and European leaders announced the start of an effort to reach what is being called the ...

Berlin Program Helps Minorities Enter Workforce

2013-06-19 09:41:07

German Chancellor Angela Merkel caused a stir three years ago when she declared the country's integration policies a failure. Since that ti...

US Agriculture Industry Opposes Changes to Food Aid Program

2013-06-19 09:36:06

The Food for Peace program costs about $1.5 billion annually and provides U.S.-grown food to countries in need. But President Barack Obama’...

Some Aid Programs in Sahel Prefer Cash to Food

2013-06-19 09:33:56

Humanitarian agencies in Africa's Sahel region are struggling to deal with a cycle of chronic food crisis. Some are moving away from tradit...

US Postal Service Unveils Music Icon Stamp Series

2013-06-19 09:31:29

Earlier this year, the U.S. postal service revealed plans for a new stamp set called Music Icons. The series shines the spotlight on three A...

Berlin's Brandenburg Gate: Backdrop to Decades of US-Europe Ties

2013-06-19 09:29:52

U.S. President Barack Obama is visiting Berlin this week, where he will speak at the historic Brandenburg Gate. The gate is not just one of ...

UN: Don't Let Our Future Dry Up

2013-06-18 10:23:32

June 17 is World Day to Combat Desertification. In 1992, the Rio Earth Summit described desertification as one of the greatest challenges to...

Egyptian Support for Syrian Rebels Still Words Over Action

2013-06-18 10:20:34

Egypt has further aligned itself with those trying to overthrow Syrian President Bashar al-Assad. It remains unclear, though, how far Egypt ...

Iran's Rowhani Promises New Era

2013-06-18 10:18:42

Iran's newly elected president is giving a glimpse into what he says may lie ahead for relations between Tehran and the rest of the world. ...

Companies Try Natural Gas to Fuel Vehicles

Companies Try Natural Gas to Fuel Vehicles

图文2013-06-18 10:00:58

While many Americans want to reduce both pollution and energy costs, the nation's automobile-based transportation system undermines these g...

Hope for Change in Iran Tempered With Caution

2013-06-18 09:23:59

Analysts are tamping down hopes of major changes in Iran, after the surprise election of relatively moderate candidate Hassan Rowhani as pre...

Most US Retailers Choose Not to Sign Bangladesh Factory Accord

Most US Retailers Choose Not to Sign Bangladesh Factory Accord

图文2013-06-18 09:17:32

The tragic collapse of the Rana Plaza clothing factory in Bangladesh in April that killed more than 1,200 people has brought greater pressur...

John Denver Tribute Links Musicians from Various Genres, Generations

2013-06-18 09:13:23

Fifteen years after his death in a small plane crash and more than 40 years after his first hit, John Denver’s songs are getting a new leas...

Breast Cancer Survivors Embrace Dragon Boating During Treatment, Recovery

2013-06-18 09:11:23

On a Saturday morning, a group of 20 women paddles in sync to the coach's call on the Anacostia River in Washington. They are members of Go...

Violence in Thailand's Deep South Escalates as Peace Talks Take Place

2013-06-17 09:23:31

In Thailand's three southern-most provinces, an Islamic insurgency has claimed more than 5,000 lives since 2004. Now, the government is hol...

Political Cartoons Help Iranians View Election With Sense of Humor

2013-06-17 09:21:45

As Iranians headed to the polls Friday in an election tightly controlled by the regime, one of the few spots of campaign cheer has come from...

Warm Ocean Accelerating Antarctic Ice Loss

2013-06-17 09:19:46

Summer ice loss in parts of Antarctica is at its highest in 1,000 years, according to a new study which finds that the melt is coming largel...

Child Soldiers Detained Mali

2013-06-17 09:17:51

A human rights group says children recruited as soldiers – and those believed to have ties with armed groups – are being illegal...

Effort Under Way to Expand US Parks, Playgrounds

2013-06-17 09:15:51

Public parks are important to urban life, but green spaces and play areas are rare in many cities. Many organizations and volunteers are try...

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