Sep 25, 2014 The U.S. launched at least 47 of them at militant strongholds in Syria on Monday.
Mar 31, 2014 The Senate Finance Committee thinks about bringing back expired tax breaks. And a look at the safety and costs of in vitro births.
Dec 16, 2013 The United Nations is launching its largest appeal ever for humanitarian aid to Syrians.
Nov 11, 2013 The Philippines is reeling and thousands are presumed dead after a massive typhoon hit over the weekend. While relief efforts are underway, they may be undercut by the 7.2 earthquake that hit the Philippines last month.
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Sep 25, 2013 What more needs to be done to tackle the UN's Millennium Development Goals?
Aug 20, 2013 Besides direct financial aid that the U.S. provides Egypt, the U.S. military also helps educate Egyptian military officers.
Aug 19, 2013 The upheaval in Egypt is terrible for the Egyptian economy, but some countries and companies remain.
Jul 5, 2013 How the Egyptian military’s takeover is viewed could have financial consequences. A federal law calls for cutting aid to a country where the military deposes a democratically elected government.
Mar 7, 2013 North Korea's government has said it reserves the right to carry out a preemptive nuclear attack against the United States ahead of a U.N. vote on tighter sanctions against the communist regime.
Feb 7, 2013 Half of all Afghans have bribed public officials in the last year and the amounts are growing, according to a report from the UN.