2013年8月 最新内容

US, Iraq Vow to Fight al-Qaida Surge

2013-08-17 09:40:27

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry welcomed his Iraqi counterpart to the State Department on Thursday, as part of a 2008 agreement outlining...

Washington Closely Monitoring Rising Tensions Between Nuclear Rivals

2013-08-17 09:38:38

The United States is closely watching escalating tensions between Pakistan and India. While U.S. focus in the region is on the American troo...

Aviation Experts Question Whether Culture Had Role in Asiana Crash

2013-08-17 09:05:39

July 6, 2013. San Francisco, California. An Asiana Airlines captain flies the plane in for a visual approach, without automated control. ...

Houston Sprawl Leaves Wildlife Stranded

2013-08-17 08:56:48

Houston, Texas, and its surrounding suburbs are growing fast and sprawling out into natural forest areas that are the habitat for many speci...

Egypt Reeling in Aftermath of Wednesday's Violence

Egypt Reeling in Aftermath of Wednesday's Violence

图文2013-08-16 09:38:06

Egypt is counting the dead from Wednesday's security operations against supporters of ousted President Mohamed Morsi. Government officials...

Smithsonian, Argonne Team Up to Save Earliest Known Photographs

2013-08-16 09:33:19

The introduction of the daguerreotype in the 19th century ushered in the era of modern photography. Instead of sitting long hours for an art...

Bahrain's Latest Uprising Meets Security Clampdown

2013-08-16 09:27:04

Activists in Bahrain are stepping up their two-and-a-half-year-old campaign to push the Sunni ruling family into making democratic reforms i...

Could Mali's Election Be a Model for Africa?

2013-08-16 09:20:29

Mali has moved a step closer to making a smooth transition of power following the peaceful and conciliatory concession of losing presidentia...

Malians: New Government Must Jumpstart Economy

2013-08-16 09:16:11

Ibrahim Boubacar Keita became Mali's president-elect after his rival conceded defeat in the August 11 run-off. The successful vote means th...

US Drug-Sentencing Policy Shake-up Sparks Debate

2013-08-15 09:41:45

Attorney General Eric Holder's recent announcement that the Justice Department will no longer pursue mandatory minimum sentences for certai...

Satellites Help Explain Zebra Migration

2013-08-15 09:31:06

Every year, zebras in Botswana begin a 580-kilometer migration looking for food. Even though it’s an annual event, researchers only ha...

Stalin Statue Roils Georgia 60 Years After Dictator’s Death

2013-08-15 09:26:31

This year marks the 60th anniversary of the death of Georgia’s most famous - or infamous - son, Josef Stalin. A missing bronze Stalin ...

Eurozone Emerges From Recession

Eurozone Emerges From Recession

图文2013-08-15 09:18:28

The eurozone has finally emerged from 18 months of recession - posting positive growth after unexpectedly strong consumer spending in the cu...

Expectations Low for Mideast Peace Talks

2013-08-15 09:16:42

The latest effort to inject life into the long-stalled peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians is expected to resume Wednesday. Seni...

Top 5 Songs for Week Ending August 17

2013-08-15 09:13:56

We’re spotlighting the five most popular songs in the Billboard Magazine Hot 100 pop singles chart, for the week ending August 17, 201...

Teens On Probation Help Victims of Hurricane Sandy

2013-08-15 09:11:15

Many victims of Hurricane Sandy are still in distress. But a new army of helpers has joined the recovery effort -- and they're coming from...

Russia's Anti-Gay Law Sparks Backlash

Russia's Anti-Gay Law Sparks Backlash

图文2013-08-14 09:23:26

Russia will host the Winter Olympics in Sochi six months from now, the World Cup in 2018 and is bidding for the World Expo in 2020. But a ne...

Natural Gas, Environmental Regulations Hurt US Coal Regions

2013-08-14 09:15:46

Many power plants in the United States are using natural gas instead of coal to generate electricity, reducing the country’s carbon di...

Surfing a Way of Life in California

2013-08-14 09:13:30

Surfing started in Hawaii, but Californians adopted the sport early and popularized it around the world. Huntington Beach, is known as Surf...

Addressing Poaching as Terrorism

2013-08-14 09:08:03

There’s an expanding front on the war against terrorism. The U-S recently launched a 10-million dollar initiative to help combat animal poa...

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