- Countries Try to Raise Fertility---and Empower Women
Wall Street Journal, Wednesday - 11/25/2015 - 12:47 PM
Modern societies place a high value on empowering women. Yet that can clash with another goal: making babies. In video interviews, six teenage girls around the world share how they see themselves balancing education, careers and families.
- End of EU Border-Free System Could See Euro Fail, Warns Juncker
Wall Street Journal, Wednesday - 11/25/2015 - 06:47 AM
The head of the European Union’s executive said Wednesday that the region’s Schengen border-free system was under threat and warned that if it fails, the single currency could fall with it.
- Israel court allows transgender woman's cremation
Phoenix Arizona Republic, Wednesday - 11/25/2015 - 03:35 AM
Israel's Supreme Court has cleared the way for the cremation of a transgender woman who committed suicide, rejecting an appeal by her religiously observant family for a traditional Jewish burial.
- Skies Darken for Accord on Syria
Wall Street Journal, Wednesday - 11/25/2015 - 02:47 AM
Fallout of fatal incident threatens to destroy chances for any grand coalition of international powers to change the course of chaos in Syria, at least for now.
- Official warns of security threats after Mali hotel assault
Tampa Tribune, Wednesday - 11/25/2015 - 02:47 AM
- U.S. Military Report Concludes Human Error Led to Afghan Hospital Bombing
Wall Street Journal, Wednesday - 11/25/2015 - 12:47 AM
A series of mistakes and human error contributed to U. S. warplanes inadvertently bombing the Kunduz hospital last month, resulting in the deaths of at least 30 people, including doctors and patients.
- Socialist Leader is Named as Portugal's Prime Minister
Wall Street Journal, Tuesday - 11/24/2015 - 08:47 AM
Portugal’s president has appointed antiausterity Socialist leader António Costa as prime minister—a move that ends weeks of political turmoil but opens the door to a period of economic uncertainty.
- Turkey's new government includes Erdogan son-in-law
Associated Press, Tuesday - 11/24/2015 - 08:25 AM
Turkish president on Tuesday approved a new government led by Prime Minister Ahmet Davutoglu, which is composed of several names close to the president, including his son-in-law.
- Suicide Vest Is New Clue in Terror Manhunt
Wall Street Journal, Tuesday - 11/24/2015 - 04:47 AM
An explosive vest suspected of belonging to a Paris attacker still at large was found on the French capital’s outskirts, while Belgian authorities said they would keep Brussels on lockdown for a fourth day.
- APNewsBreak: Upbeat feds revising self-driving car position
San Antonio Express-News, Tuesday - 11/24/2015 - 04:04 AM
Federal transportation officials are rethinking their position on self-driving cars with an eye toward getting the emerging technology into the public's hands, according to a spokeswoman for the U. S. Department of Transportation For several years, Google and several traditional automakers have been running prototypes equipped with a suite of sensors and cameras around public streets and highways, mostly in California. In a written statement Monday, U.
- In Mexico, fear as victims vanish at hands of police
Associated Press, Tuesday - 11/24/2015 - 12:05 AM
Carlos Sanchez lay in the backseat of a Honda sedan with his head in his wife's lap, an oxygen tube in his nose, IV in his arm and three bullets in his body. The 36-year-old taco vendor cried out in pain at every bump on the pitch-dark highway to the city of Iguala.
- Palestinian to appeal Saudi death sentence for poetry
Associated Press, Monday - 11/23/2015 - 06:01 AM
A relative of the Palestinian artist sentenced to death in Saudi Arabia for apostasy says his defense lawyers plan to appeal.